Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The sage and the snowstorm

SPECIFICALLY, HILLEL THE ELDER: Talmudic Rabbis Were Totally Badass in Blizzards (Sigal Samuel, The Forward). Unfortunately, but all too typically, the specific Talmudic reference is not given.

UPDATE: Reader Yehoshua Rabinowitz e-mails that the story appears in the Babylonian Talmud, Yoma, 35 B.