Scholar - Rabbi Ephraim Piekarski

Rabbi Ephraim Piekarski is the author of Tosfos in English, the first-ever English translation and elucidation of the Tosefos commentary to the Talmud, and is a judge sitting on the Lubavitch Rabbincal Court. For many years he served as the dean of Oholei Torah Talmudical Seminary, and is a renowned Talmud teacher. His website is

Why Study Torah?

In this segment, teacher and legal authority, Rabbi Ephraim Piekarski, takes us on a tour of the history of Jewish law and its formation as a body of text. He explores...