Miriam Anzovin is a millennial TikToker who is transforming Talmud study for the social media age. Her “hot takes” on Daf Yomi, the practice of learning one page of Talmud every day, have drawn viral attention from supporters and critics alike.
She joins David Zvi Kalman, a Hartman Scholar in Residence and Director of New Media, and Yehuda Kurtzer to discuss the future and accessibility of Torah study, the whirlwind of going viral on social media, and sh*tposting in the Torah – literally.
Read David Zvi Kalman’s article, Raunchy, Sarcastic TikTok Talmud Commentary Isn’t Profane. It’s Torah.
Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News is a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute.
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In a frenzied media cycle, Identity/Crisis delves into the big ideas behind the news from a uniquely Jewish perspective. Host Yehuda Kurtzer, president of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, talks with leading thinkers to unpack current events effecting Jewish communities in North America, Israel, and around the world, revealing the core Jewish values underlying the issues that matter to you.