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Nahum Twersky

Nahum (Neal) Twersky is a senior executive presiding over a marketing company that consults for major Fortune 100 personal care and health and beauty aid companies. He has an MBA in marketing from NYU. His passion besides business and Limmud NY is Rabbinic thought with Rabbinic ordination and a MA in Jewish philosophy - both from Yeshiva University. A descendant of a famed Hasidic family, he loves to integrate early Hasidic wisdom with Rabbinic process.

Jewish Law—Its Process and Development

PART I: Why do Diaspora Jews celebrate two days of yom tov? (ie Passover, Succot and Shavuot)

Advanced, Text & Thought

Have you ever thought that you had enough after the first seder? Have you ever thought how is it possible that we don't know when the new moon falls today? Can the rabbis change this? Why or why not? We will explore the origins of this law and learn the criteria for change utilizing text from the talmud to twentieth century rabbinic literature.

Jewish Law—Its Process and Development

Parrt II: May I drink the bottle of 1787 Chateau Lafite Bordeaux?

Advanced, Text & Thought

Have you ever been to the Baron Herzog winery and then gone on to another Napa Valley winery? Is there really a difference between the process in producing each wine? If not, what makes wine kosher? Join us in studying the origins of this restriction from talmudic times to twentieth century rabbinic research.

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