The Legacy of Rebbe Akiva

מרן הרב אשר וייס

  "ואהבת לרעך כמוך. אמר רבי עקיבא: זה כלל גדול בתורה." “‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[1] Rebbe Akiva taught that this is the essence of the entire Torah. [2]”   We now find ourselves in the midst of Sefiras HaOmer, during which we mourn the passing of Rebbe Akiva’s 24,000 students who died between Pesach…