Tag: Theology

Mekorot VeDeot – 7 – Part 1 Unit 4 God As Person

Here’s the first draft.

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Mekorot VeDeot – 5 – Part 1 Unit 2 God As The Place Of The World

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

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Mekorot VeDeot – 6 – Part 1 Unit 3 Maimonides On Mount Sinai

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

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Mekorot VeDeot – 3 – Introduction Section 3

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

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Mekorot VeDeot – 4 – Part 1 God Unit 1 Identifying God

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 […]

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Mekorot VeDeot – 2 – Introduction Section 2 The Value Of Avodat Hashem

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 […]

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Mekorot VeDeot – 1 – Introduction Section 1

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).

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Sanhedrin 68b Hebrew

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 […]

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The Rebellious Son – Sanhedrin 68b – Eight Theologically Provocative Talmud Sugyot

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 […]

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Sanhedrin 68b English

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 […]

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