Speech at the American Friends of the Hebrew University, New York City

October 25, 1965


New York, NY

There is a passage in Deuteronomy, in which the Lord says, “And now, O Israel, I hearken unto the statutes and unto the ordinances, which I teach you, to do them.” Commenting on this, the great Rabbis of the Talmudic Age saw its special meaning: “not learning,” they said, “but doing is the principal thing.”