Video Summaries and Sourcesheets for weekly shiurim by Rabbi Josh Weiner
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How to eat bread again
when and why we eat chametz after pesach
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New faces, New meanings
A medley of ideas on Purim, marriage, faces, interpretation and heresy
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Sacred Spaces #1: The Doorway
Touching the tension at the doorway: sin, mezuzah, ritual, lights, guests, danger
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What did cherubs look like, and why?
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When does justice begin?
Where were the civil laws first commanded? At Sinai, or before, or way before?
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Grafting: Is the world perfect as it is?
What exactly is going on with the prohibition on grafting trees?
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Blessed be Free Healthcare
Exploring a possible appropriate blessing for Covid vaccinations
Josh Weiner217 ViewsDecember 12, 2021Healing,Covid,Vaccination,Medicine
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I and God am Beautiful
Explorations around the idea of hiddur mitzvah, imitation of God, and channukah
Josh Weiner229 ViewsNovember 17, 2021Imitatio Dei,Hiddur Mitzvah,Channukah
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Is 5782 really Shemita? Definitely Maybe!
Looking at the confusion around the calculation of the Shemita year
Josh Weiner200 ViewsOctober 13, 2021Shemitah,Shemitat Kesafim,Jubilee
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People and Walls
Not PublishedJosh Weiner228 ViewsSeptember 19, 2021Humanity,Mechitza,Sukkah
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Becoming a Creator - Rosh Hashana 5782
Not PublishedJosh Weiner177 ViewsSeptember 4, 2021
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The Beasts of Elul
Looking at the month of Elul as part of the wider framework of "days of judgement". Our model is a surprising detail in religious taxation, the "tithing of beasts".
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Don't kill the shaliach !
Looking at the limitations of the category of shaliach
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Minimal Prayer-Life
looking at the minimum level to be a thinking or praying human being
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Lack of Kavvanah
looking at the minimum level to be a thinking or praying human being
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