About

TorahWorks is the effort of Rabbi Ben-Tzion Spitz to expose a broad audience of people to classic Jewish texts.

Some of the content includes a weekly “Torah Shorts”, a short essay based on the commentary of one of the classic Jewish commentators on the weekly Torah reading.

In addition, we have Daily Torah Tweets on a variety of texts including Torah (Parsha), Mishna, Talmud (DafYomi), Maimondes (Rambam) and more.

There are also links to biblical fictions stories (written and audio), books, other articles, resources and more.

Enjoy!

About Rabbi Spitz:

Rabbi Ben-Tzion Spitz is an engineer by training and has rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Pirchei Shoshanim. He served as the Chief Rabbi of Uruguay from 2013-2017. He was born in New York and lived as a child in Caracas, Venezuela and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he learned both Spanish and Portuguese. Rabbi Spitz is a graduate of Yeshiva University and received his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University. His first job was as a nuclear engineer in Raytheon’s Advanced Technology group. Thereafter he held technical, managerial and executive positions in a number of businesses and industries. He has published dozens of biblical fiction stories and biblical analysis based on ancient, medieval and contemporary sources. He’s been exploring and researching biblical stories and archaeological findings for over two decades.

You can see his Rabbinic CV here and his Professional CV here.

For some more detail, see: A Short Autobiography of Chief Rabbi Ben-Tzion Spitz as well as In the News.

One thought on “About”

  1. Wonderful website. I am trying to learn whatever I can about Torah and the writings that we hear in Temple each week. I was never taught any formal Judaism.
    I read whatever I can and learn from sites like yours, and AISH.com

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An Exploration of Classic Jewish Texts

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