Here’s the first draft.
Here’s the first draft.
Shalom! the next unit is available. here is the source text.here is the interpretation.here is a talk i gave about Ein Sof which might be helpful (those of you in online Zohar will have already heard it….) i’m very much looking forward to your responses! bivracha, shaiya
Hi!Here’s the source-text.Here’s the commentary.Here’s an audio summary (about 40 minutes) I’m looking forward to hearing what you think! Shaiya
Ok, i finally finished it! here is the Source-Text for Section Three of the Introduction.here is the commentary. I very much look forward to your comments. bivracha, shaiya
Shalom Chavraya. Here is the first unit of Part One: God. I’ve learned a lot from your comments and criticism on the introductory units. Thanks! I look forward to your responses to this new stuff, too. (And i hope to dive back into the forum soon…this new stuff took me a long time to get […]
Top of Form Bottom of Form Shalom! Here is section two of the introduction to Mekorot veDeot: The Value of Avodat Hashem. In the first section, I distinguished between identification of the central ideas, assumptions and so forth that make up the conceptual infrastructure of Avodat Hashem on the one hand, and interpretation of those […]
Here’s the first section of the Introduction in text form. Here’s a brief audio summary of this section. I’ve added an audio supplement to this section: First and Second Order Religion (30 min).
בן סורר ומורה (קטעים מסנהדרין פרק ח) Rabbi Mordechai Silverstein The Conservative Yeshiva To view the English text, click here. סח:ב משנה. 1. בן סורר ומורה, מאימתי נעשה בן סורר ומורה – משיביא שתי שערות, ועד שיקיף זקן, התחתון ולא העליון, אלא שדברו חכמים בלשון נקיה. 2. שנאמר (דברים כא:יח) כי יהיה לאיש בן, א2. בן […]
The Rebellious Son: An Exercise in Judicial Interpretation – Sanhedrin 68b Rabbi Mordechai Silverstein The Conservative Yeshiva This lesson will illustrate a very interesting legal and theological phenomenon a case where the sages delimit the application of a law by making it next to impossible to carry out. We will deal with the Talmud’s treatment […]
The Rebellious Son – Sanhedrin 68b English Rabbi Mordechai Silverstein The Conservative Yeshiva To view the Hebrew text, click here. 68b Mishnah 1. ‘A STUBBORN AND REBELLIOUS SON’: WHEN DOES HE BECOME LIABLE TO THE PENALTY OF A STUBBORN AND REBELLIOUS SON’? FROM THE TIME THAT HE PRODUCES TWO HAIRS UNTIL HE GROWS A BEARD RIGHT […]