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Shayna Goldberg

Shayna Goldberg teaches Tanach and Halacha in the Beit Midrash I'Nashim-Migdal Oz to both Israeli and American students. Before making aliyah in 2011, she worked as a Yoetzet Halacha for a number of synagogues in New Jersey and taught halacha in Ma'ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls. She lives in Alon Shvut with her husband, Judah, and their five children.

Optimism, Rebbe Akiva, and Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 6, 2019, by

The Maharal explains the connection between Sefirat HaOmer, the preparation for Matan Torah and Shavuot and the sin of Rebbe Akiva’s students. Throughout the Mishna and Gemara Rebbe Akiva is always portrayed as an optimist. What was it that enabled him to be an optimist? It was his deep Ahavat Hashem. This optimism is what […]