[A free translation of a lecture delivered 13 Tishrei 5727 (1966), printed in Pirkei Emunah pp. 80-81] by Rabbi Rabbi Israel Schneider. Rabbi Schneider studied in Telshe Yeshiva for about 20 years. In that period of time, he was privileged to hear shiurim from Rav Mordechai Gifter, zt"l. He is a researcher at Ofeq Institute under the directorship of Rabbi Avraham Shoshana--an institute which is dedicated to editing and disseminating the lost works of the Rishonim (medieval masters). Rabbi Schneider served as a writer/translator for the Mesorah Heritage Foundation (ArtScroll) for fifteen years, where he worked on translations of various tractates of the Babylonian Talmud, portions of several volumes of Midrash Rabbah, and assorted passages of the Ramban's Commentary on the Torah.