Lunch & Learn: Light is Sown for the Righteous: Rabbi Akiva vs. Rabban Gamliel

Date: August 27, 2020Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Phone: 203-552-1818Email:

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PLEASE NOTE: Beginning Thursday, April 30, Lunch & Learn is going virtual! Please register for Zoom link AND password.


Lunch & Learn is a weekly program, every Thursday from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. The Lunch & Learn program is generously sponsored by Rita Edelston.  


August 27

Light Is Sown for the Righteous / Rabbi Akiva vs. Rabban Gamliel

Rabbi Moshe Edelman

For today’s twofer, we’ll explore: a) why Psalm 97 says the tzaddik has light, but the yashar (the upright) is blessed with joy; and b) how two great Talmudic Sages clash in their approaches to resolving disputes -- and why we should care.