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Pruzbol – Gefet 66

How did Hillel undermine a mitzva from the Torah? What is the role of halakha? And what do we do if we feel that the halakha creates challenges rather than helping us improve our social reality? Join us to learn about the debate between Tosafot and Rashi about the nature of Hillel鈥檚 pruzbol innovation.

 

Gefet with Rabbanit Yael Shimoni is in collaboration with Yeshivat Drisha (Gefet 66)

Rabbanit Yael Shimoni

Rabbanit Yael Shimoni is the Ramit and Deputy Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshivat Drisha in Kfar Etzion. Rabbanit Shimoni has learned at Migdal Oz, Matan, and the Susi Bradfield Women鈥檚 Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum. She holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and a BEd in Torah Shebe鈥檃l Peh and Jewish Thought from Herzog College. She is currently studying towards an MA in Jewish Thought Education at Herzog College. Rabbanit Shimoni taught gemara and halakha at Pelech High School and served as a ramit for shana bet at Migdal Oz. She directs Meshivat Nefesh, the online responsa program of the rabbaniyot of Beit Hillel. She is also a plastic artist and member of 鈥淎 Studio of Her Own.
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