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What Is Pirkei Avot? Originally Published November 24, 2021.

Pirkei Avot (פרקי אבות) is translated as Ethics of the Fathers, though technically it means “chapters of the fathers” (or “of the ancestors,” since Hebrew uses the masculine for the plural - though they were all as it happens men).  (The word generally used for “ethics” is mussar, which was also used to name a […]

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