The OTD Beit Midrash

Going off the derech doesn’t mean  you have to stop reflecting on where you came from. Ask the Apikorus, Elisha ben Avuya, who studied Torah while riding a horse on Shabbat, with his disciple walking next to him, until he had to tell his student they had reached the Tchum (boundary) that his student could no longer continue to accompany him without breaking Shabbat.

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