Archive for October, 2010


October 4, 2010

This is the policy of the Torah Explorer web site regarding readers’ feedback: 

1. No vitriolic comments are published. 

2. Only substantive (i.e. non-trivial) comments are published.

 I have discovered that the two often go together – vitriolic comments tend to be vacuous. I believe that the absence of such comments adds considerably to the value of the web site.


Readers’ Feedback – Rabbi Light

October 4, 2010

[NOTE: Rabbi Light (all the names in this post are pseudonyms) is a Johannesburg educator. I had previously helped him to reply to the queries of one of his students regarding Judaism and science. I have made slight editorial changes to our exchange. None are significant in terms of content.]


[This is the email which I originally sent to Rabbi Light.]

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