“Good and Bad” and “Good and Evil” – Recording of meeting with Rav Ginsburgh and Rav Yaniv (Hebrew)

On a meeting that took place at Rav Yitzchak Ginsburgh residence (Kfar Chabad; June 12th 2015), a discussion evolved of the meaning of “Tov ve-Rah”, as alluded to in the sin of eating of the fruit of “the tree of knowledge of good and evil” (Genesis 2:9). The discussion focused on whether “Tov ve-Rah” implies “good and bad” in the utilitarian sense or in the moral (ethical) sense (as appearing in most English translations).

Participants to this meeting were, besides Rav Ginsburgh, Rav Samuel Yaniv, Mr. Pesach Melamed, Mr. Oren Evron and me.

A recording of part of the meeting (in Hebrew), addressing “Tov ve-Rah” in the Hebrew Bible and much more, is linked below (with permission):

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