Topics covered: Why can we make up a missed Amidah but not a Shema? Rabba’s insight could uproot mountains, Rav Yosef’s knowledge encompassed the entire tradition since Sinai. Which takes precedence? Torah scholars increase peace in the world 🌎 …
Topics covered: The penultimate page and wisdom is flying! Alcohol and Adultery. Tithing makes one wealthy. Where there is no mensch, be the mensch! Torah from Zion, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. The need to be cheerful. …
Topics covered: Modesty in all places and times, even bathroom, face north/south when relieving oneself if the Temple Mount lies to the east/west, learning from a Sage’s example greater than words, what Rav Kahana learned under Rav’s bed.
Topics covered: When a Jew must accept martyrdom, the origin tale of women, good inclination vs. evil inclination, Rabbi Akiva’s end, the Parable of the Fox and the Fishes.
Topics covered: Dispute on saying Shechechyanu over a new object, which blessing for sad events, Hillel doesn’t fear such events, the bathroom blessing, bedtime blessing, and morning blessings.
Topics covered: God’s special relationship with the Jewish people, the cause of earthquakes, why we don’t stare at a rainbow.
Topics covered: A big-mouth heretic gets his comeuppance from Rav Sheishess. Blessing for seeing 600,000 Jews in one place. Rush to see a king in person. Blessing for the graves if Israel, especially in an abandoned cemetery.
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