Rachel Weber Leshaw rolls up her sleeves and unpacks masekhet Beitzah's discussion of the intricacies of the rules of preparing food on Yom Tov, noting the way in which halakhah can change based on contemporary practices.
Rachel Weber Leshaw lives in Jerusalem where she teaches Talmud and halakhah. She is a graduate of Nishmat's Keren Ariel Yoetzet Halachah training program, as well as Yeshiva University's Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies. She has taught Torah in various educational institutions in Israel, as well as in Houston, Texas, and Princeton University's Center for Jewish Life. She and her husband David are the parents of Josh and Annaelle, who will start learning mishnah pretty soon.