Sunday, August 28, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

(32 minutes) DIBROT AHARONOT: The Second "Version" of the Decalogue

DIBROT AHARONOT: The Second "Version" of the Decalogue (yutorah.org: Rabbi Etshalom)

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"The Decalogus is repeated in Devarim, but with some significant (and some subtle) variations. An approach to understanding all of these variations - large and small - is proposed, in light of the significantly different station of the generation botn in the desert."

(49 minutes) Megilas Eichah Perek 3 - Why Complain?

Megilas Eichah Perek 3 - Why Complain? (yutorah.org: Rabbi Ginsberg)


Monday, August 15, 2016

(47 minutes) Megilas Eichah Perek 1 - The Absence of Comfort

Megilas Eichah Perek 1 - The Absence of Comfort (yutorah.org: Rabbi Ginsberg)

(55 minutes) Halachic Process - Rethinking Judaism (and Christianity)

Halachic Process - Rethinking Judaism (and Christianity) (yutorah.org: Rabbi Lamm)

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"FALL 2015 SEMESTER: Shiur 5. In this class we begin the work of proposing a new model for discussing the well-worn categories "Judaism" and "Christianity." What role does procedure play in understanding the sources that we usually call Jewish or Christian? How does this inform modern discussions concerning the importance of halachic process"

Thursday, August 11, 2016

(39 minutes) Unfortunate Names in Tanach, Birth of a Prophet Part 5

Unfortunate Names in Tanach, Birth of a Prophet Part 5 (yutorah.org: Rabbi Trump)

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"Why did Chana name Shmuel Shmuel not Shaul which was more closely related to the root of his name? Do names carry baggage?"