The Eye Of The Storm

Dr. Marc B. Shapiro catches a story passed off as fact that never occurred in the new book by the rosh yeshiva of Yeshivas Ner Yisroel, R. Aharon Feldman, The Eye of the Storm.

Such nonsense makes me distrust anything R. Aharon Feldman has to say.

What is the purpose of woman? Marc B. Shapiro writes: “Ralbag’s view of Eve was also transferred to women in general. One of my teachers once referred to him as the first advocate of the kollel philosophy, for as Ralbag explains in a number of places, the role of women is to enable men to reach their intellectual perfection. That is, their essence is entirely utilitarian.”

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I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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