Why Should an Adult Learn Torah?

Rabbi Ethan Tucker

The mere existence of a beit midrash like Hadar raises a fundemental question about widespread learning in the Jewish community: Why do we learn? Rooted in various texts, Ethan Tucker looks at the core of learning to answer a more specific question: In America, where education is often geared toward a cohort below a certain age, how do Jews view the value of adult learning in our community?