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00:00 What kind of changes in Halacha or otherwise will happen after Mashiach comes?
08:18 What’s with saying G-d is of one name but He has more than that?
13:02 What is the proper kavod for wearing the begged of tzitzis outside your clothes?
17:16 What is special about Ashrei that we remove the letter nun, when we don’t do that in other alphabetical supplications?
21:22 Is technology something that ideally we wouldn’t have, but now that we do, we have to use it responsibly with rules and gedarim, or alternatively is it something we should embrace and prefer, while being aware and alert of potential consequences?
27:59 What is the source for a certain pasuk in sfarad mussaf?
32:35 Is it permissible to associate with friends who are not on the same Torah level as me? Should we try to be mekarev them?
37:14 What should our attitude be towards area of halacha that are seemingly less effective or suitable in a modern society compared with today’s secular laws, specifically in regards to contracts and financial matters. Should our attitude be that we are not appreciating the halacha properly, or should we acknowledge it’s not ideal and be extra hopeful for Mashiach to come so a Sanhedrin can make some updates.
42:36 Why is Rabbi Jonathan Sacks not so accepted in the frum world?
49:36 In uncensored Gemara Avoda Zara, it mentions that Jesus was not real, is this true?
53:20: What is a heavenly decree and when exactly are they made? How do we have the power to rip them up?
54:51 Is there a heter for a convert to use their biological father’s name when called to the Torah?
56:37 How can someone tell when they are starting to burn out in their learning?
59:55 Would it be halachally mutar to buy clothes at a store in America and bring them back to Israel and sell them at a higher price to bachurim or otherwise?
1:01:03 Should we use our YH to try to be better in learning?
1:03:53 Gematria is incredible, but many seem to dismiss it as fluffy. Is there practical gain from knowing it?
1:06:03 What do we do with Gematrias of politicians or otherwise?
1:08:54 Are we allowed to calculate the messianic timeline?
1:12:50 What is Rebbe’s view on reading secular books - theoretically, alternatively, one could be reading a Jewish book (even if not a Sefer); would it affect anything if there are yesodos in human psyche and/or Etzahs on life? Especially if the book has been held in a very high regard by society (a classic)? For example: Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky (a classic), or, in the other regard, Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankel (life-changing)?
1:20:26 Can I rely on a leniency just to be convenient or for pleasure?
1:21:12 Do halachos of shomer negia, yichud, etc. apply to transgender people?
1:25:40 When we read the amida we pray for the return of the Davidic dynasty, would it be possible to re-establish the kingdom without mashiach?
1:30:20 How do we understand the malchus of Shaul when he was from Binyamin?
1:32:08 Do we say amen to brachos said incorrectly?
1:33:07 Do we say brachos in order, even if I want to cover something less chashuv than others?
1:34:11 Is being clean-shaven an issur d’oraissa?
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