00:00 The cry of Eisav and the cry of Mordechai are described the same, and it is understood that it was as a punishment. How could the Jews be punished if Yaakov was justified? 2:43 R’ Dessler described freewill relative to one’s...
pubdate : Wed, 03 Nov 2021 20:25:02 +0000
00:00 The cry of Eisav and the cry of Mordechai are described the same, and it is understood that it was as a punishment. How could the Jews be punished if Yaakov was justified?
2:43 R’ Dessler described freewill relative to one’s environment. How can we know who is favorable in G-ds eyes?
8:58 Why can prayers added after those made from the Anshei Knesses haGadola had HaShem’s name?
12:17 Where does one draw the line between hishtadlus and bitachon?
18:40 What are the boundaries of what can be considered ‘Torah’?
23:40 Many Chassidish weddings have the mitzvo tanzt. How is this not an issue of proteus, and where did it come from?
26:43 How can we explain the seeming-genocide of the prior inhabitants of eretz yisroel?
33:33 Why is it that at Ashkenazi weddings the kallah walks around the chasan 3 or 7 times. Why is this?
35:24 How do we understand Manoach, even if a Navi can suspend halacha for a one-time necessity?
40:41 How can we understand a soulmate if one person can choose not to enter the shidduch?
44:52 The Girgashiy moved. Where did they go?
47:34 If a goy stills a pruta he is chaiv misa. Why so severe?
52:29 What is the Jewish approach to extending an animal’s life if it would cause further pain?
54:32 Learning of Nach is often neglected, and yet we see many books on topics like mussar, emunah etc.. Are these books an attempted replacement?
58:49 What is the origin of gematria? What is At-bash?
1:03:52 Is there an allowance for an abortion caused from rape?
1:05:12 Can anyone darshn gematrias?
1:06:39 What are tips on correcting bad midos?
1:10:35 Is there any religious value in work itself beyond parnasa?
1:13:20 Tzaddaka that brings something in return (eg raffle ticket), is this really tzaddaka?
1:15:20 Is there a way to understand the difference with Ashkenazi and Sephardi pronunciations?
1:18:49 Some people think Beta Israel aren’t Jews. Why is this?
1:21:37 What did R’ Ovadia Yosef mean for Klal Yisroel?