29 08, 2014

Rabbi Dr. Nathan and Celia Drazin

By |2014-08-29T08:06:01-07:00August 29th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                 Rabbi Dr. Nathan and Celia Drazin   My dad passed away in 1976 at age 70, but his story remains.  He was a remarkable man. Nathan Drazin was one of eight children, including an adopted son taken in by his philanthropic parents.  Grandfather and grandmother had a successful real estate business in Canada. [...]

5 12, 2011

Missunderstanding rabbinic literature

By |2011-12-05T05:15:47-07:00December 5th, 2011|Thoughts|

By Israel Drazin   I think that the greatest difficulty that people have in understanding rabbinic literature is that it is hard for them to see what prompted the rabbi to say what he said. I’ll focus on one point.   Very soon after the Five Books of Moses was canonized, probably during the time [...]