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00:00 the Rav supplements this week’s Q and A with follow up up on questions from last week:
00:03 Leaving out Lecha Dodi
01:38 Going into a church
03:09 R Moshe on Dor Yesharim
08:33 The Netziv and secular studies
11:47 Making instant coffee on Shabbos
14:16 Is there any zechus in the Ukrainian prime minister staying back and defending his country?
17:54 What does it mean that the tannaim were learning Torah?
20:25 Why are there exactly 70 nations?
27:31 Why is there not more focus on tefilla in Yeshivas as we approach Mashiach times or otherwise?
39:04 Where did the mintage of using parsely as karpas on Pesach come from and is it correct?
44:06 Is there a preference to using Kabbalah or non-kabbalistic references. And what is the view of gedolim having mystical powers of sorts?
50:29 What’s the view of bachurim learning Tanach?
57:44 What is the Halacha about talking about divrei chol on Shabbos?
59:24 How does one balance the “level” of mitzvahs and aveiras?
1:02:26 How do Kabballists seemingly justify speaking to the dead when there is an issur of communication with the dead?
1:05:04 What is the earliest Mekor for Purim Torah and can the Rav share a few of his most favorite and best ones he's heard and/or created?
1:06:44 If malacha is usually defined as a creative action, then how can we say Shabbos is a day of menucha?
1:10:21 As a Baal Teshuva, one is supposed to feel simcha but also regret. Which should we take on? Especially if regret can turn into self-loathing?
1:15:15 Is the story of Elazar ben Dordia an example of wasting seed and was his teshuva a source of proof that one can make teshuva on this?
1:18:04 The Gemara in Sukkah speaks about the “Sheva Roim” (the Seven Shepherds) in Navi and the list excludes Yitzchak Avinu with Rashi there bringing a source that Yitzchak Avinu is busy saving his children from Gehinom… what’s happening here?