Rabbi Breitowitz, of Ohr Somayach Jerusalem, discussing the most common questions about Judaism.
pubdate : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 21:52:49 +0000
00:00 Is there any particular significance of acrostics in davening, tehilim, etc.? 1:51 Are we obligated or allowed to give land of Israel for peace? 9:26 For a Jew who was never exposed to Judaism, what is is Olam HaBa? 14:20 In the 9th perek of Bava Basra the daughters get support from inheritance and later 10% with men possibly losing out. Is there inconsistency with tumim? 19:27 Why did the Levi’im not become slaves in Mitzrayim and why couldn’t they rise against Mitzrayim? 28:41 How far does the prohibition of mesira (informing on Jews) go in and outside of Eretz Yisroel? 37:33 Why is Rosh Chodesh the first mitzva given to all Jewish people? 41:12 Is it a problem our Center beis and Main Beis are not facing the same way 44:17 If there is an emergency situation, can the chachomim change the laws? 48:30 Drinking water during bein hashmoshos is like stealing from the dead according to the Shulchan Aruch. Is this accurate? 50:55 Considering the numerous Internet resources, does it take away excuses from those who didn’t have it growing up? 54:12 What is the current status of the Eitz haChaim and Eitz haDas? 56:36 There are certain people who never died. What is their status? 57:27 Sometimes Tanakh references other books (e.g. Sefer HaYashar). Do we have it?