Thursday, July 22, 2010

Jerusalem Shiur: Tisha Be'Av & the Anvetanut of Zecharia Ben Avkulus

Rabbi Yochanan explains that the Temple was destroyed and the Jewish people exiled due to what he terms the Anvetanut or Rabbi Zecahria Ben Avkulus.

But what is Anvetanut, and what sort of person is Zecharia Ben Avkulus?

Is he too 'right wing' or too 'left wing'?

Too moderate or too conservative?

And what can the story teach us about dealing with contemporary issues?

Click here for the
audio recording. Click here for the source sheet.

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