Part of Rabbi Josh Yuter's "Who Who in the Talmud" series, this class discusses R. Akiva's messianic endorsement of Bar Kochva.
In this special class Rabbi Yuter discusses the parameters of Mesirah - Jews informing on other Jews to secular authorities, focusing on Talmudic sources.
In the final "Who's Who in the Talmud" segment on R. Akiva, Rabbi Yuter discusses R. Akiva's days in prison and execution.
Part of Rabbi Yuter's Politics of Exclusion in Judaism Series, this class concludes Chapter 3 of Rambam's Laws of Repentance, discussing the Leadership by Fear and the redemptive powers of repentance.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Rabbi Yuter leads a Beit Midrash session discussing interpersonal and romantic love in Judaism.
Rabbi Yuter's Who's Who in the Talmud returns with a first look at the Tanna Rabbi Meir.
Rabbi Josh Yuter begins his special lecture series on Economics and Social Justice in Judaism with an introduction to methodology and a demonstration of a free market ethos existing within the Rabbinic legal tradition.
In this installment of his "Politics of Exclusion" series, Rabbi Yuter tackles the highly controversial and publicized arguments of Rabbi Dr. David Berger against the messianic elements in Chabad Lubavitch.
After several weeks discussing Rambam in the Politics of Exclusion Series, Rabbi Yuter introduces opposition to fundamental principles of Maimonidean thought.
In this installment of Politics of Exclusion Rabbi Yuter offers a general overview of the dispute between Hasidim and the Mitnagdim, focusing on the dynamics of the dispute with modern parallels.