Author Archives: Avram Mlotek

Avram Mlotek

About Avram Mlotek

is a student at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and performs regularly with the National Yiddish Theatre-Folksbiene Center for Performing Arts. His writings have appeared in The Huffington Post, The Forward and The Jewish Week. Avram was recently named in The Jewish Week's "36 Under 36" as a leading innovator in Jewish life today. He lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and daughter.

Learning to Learn

Avram Mlotek
May 24, 2012

It’s 12:30pm and depending on the content, learning partner, moment or mood, I am fully present.  The fact that I have been spending the past four hours pouring over pages of the Gemara and commentaries gets magically lost in passionate discourse.  But then there are days when I nearly dash from the Beit Midrash (Learning Home, House of More »