When Your Torah Doesn't Belong

Rabbi Tali Adler

Who Does Torah Belong To? (Part 1)

R. Elazar ben Arakh, one of the famous students of Rabban Yohanan ben Zakkai—who, according to some, valued him more than all of his other students—led a complicated life. Why couldn't R. Elazar ben Arakh's colleagues understand him? What can we do if we feel like the world is not ready for what we have to teach?