JNet: An Everlasting Friendship

The term “chavrusa” traditionally refers to a small group of students who learn Torah together. For Aura Chaya Gispan (Bitton) and Barbara Freedman, two chavrusas who were paired together by JNet in 2007, their learning partnership quickly evolved into the more literal definition of the word chavrusa: in Aramaic, “friendship” or “companionship.”