In this article Moshe Shulman covers the views of the commentators from the time of Rashi on Isaiah 53. There have been literally dozens of commentaries written since his time, but very few are considered authoritative. For that reason he would like to explain how we should evaluate the works and how serious they are taken
Identifying the Teachers of the Law
This brings us to the final function that Eternal Israel performs in relation to the Law, namely the identification of her leaders. The teachers of the Law serve as a crucial component in Israel’s relationship with the Law.