When did horseradish become synonymous with maror? How does a botanical background enhance torah learning?
Dr. Jon Greenberg is an educational consultant and teacher of science at the Heschel School in New York. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors in biology from Brown University, his Master’s and Doctorate in agronomy from Cornell University, and also studied with Rabbi Chaim Brovender at Israel’s Yeshivat Hamivtar. Additionally, Dr. Greenberg publishes TorahFlora, a blog devoted to essays on biblical ethnobotany. His botanical Hagaddah Fruits of Freedom will be available for preorder soon from his website.
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