טוב שכן קרוב מאח רחוק – גפת 36
Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / November 2, 2020
Is there a fundamental difference between a publicly shared space which includes few as opposed to a space which serves many? In the context of a discussion regarding the differences between a חצר and a מבוי on daf 85b, Rashi and Tosafot each give these terms and ideas a practical definition. Join Rabbanit Yael Shimoni in this week’s גפת בדף היומי as she explores the sugya through these different and relevant understandings of our relationship to our physical spaces.
Rabbanit Yael Shimoni
Rabbanit Shimoni has learned at Migdal Oz, Matan, and the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum. She holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and a BEd in Torah Shebe’al 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 “A Studio of Her Own.