Episode 41 The Phantom Tollbooth and the Meaning of Numbers

This past March, the author Norton Juster passed away. His work The Phantom Tollbooth is one of the most beloved children’s books in the English language; and his imaginative reflections on the nature of numbers give new insight into the biblical book known in English as “Numbers.”

In this episode, Rabbi Soloveichik discusses an essay by Rabbi Dr. Yonatan Grossman. The essay is complex, but brilliant and enlightening. You can read it here:

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Text: Numbers 1-4

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