Rabbi Josh Yuter discusses religion, politics, media, and culture with his amazingly talented friends, peers, and colleagues.
7/10/2014 | Download File (38.71 MB) - right click to download
On July 9th I delivered my final class at The Stanton St. Shul where I have been the rabbi for the past six years. Unfortunately, my attempts to record the video and audio both failed, so I re-recorded much of what was relevant in a preview of future "seasons" of podcasting. While I am disappointed that much of the emotion and personality from the original presentation may not have come though, part of me feels that it's only fitting to share full emotional range in the intimate setting comprised of the community which shared the very same experiences. The purpose of this class was primarily to explain my approach towards … Continue reading → The post Ep. 162 The Farewell Class / A Shiur on Shimush appeared first on YUTOPIA.
7/7/2014 | Download File (16.05 MB) - right click to download
The exciting conclusion to Rabbi Yuter's class series on Maimonides' Laws of Shabbat. Laws of Shabbat 22 - Review and Conclusion The post Ep. 161 Laws of Shabbat 22 - Review and Conclusion appeared first on YUTOPIA.
6/30/2014 | Download File (18.70 MB) - right click to download
Rabbi Yuter's Laws of Shabbat series discusses Chapter 30 of Rambam's Laws of Shabbat. Laws of Shabbat 21 - Chapter 30 The post Ep. 160 Laws of Shabbat 21 - Chapter 30 appeared first on YUTOPIA.
6/26/2014 | Download File (14.81 MB) - right click to download
Rabbi Yuter closes out his Current Jewish Questions series at The Stanton Street Shul with a Very Special 50th class discussing parameters of humor in Rabbinic Judaism. Current Jewish Questions - Halakhic Humor Sources (PDF) Current Jewish Questions - Halakhic Humor The post Ep. 159 Current Jewish Questions 50 - Halakhic Humor appeared first on YUTOPIA.
6/12/2014 | Download File (31.16 MB) - right click to download
Inspired by Ta-Nehisi Coates' recent Atlantic essay The Case for Reparations, Rabbi Yuter addresses this complicated topic through Biblical and Rabbinic sources. Current Jewish Questions - Reparations Sources (PDF) Current Jewish Questions - Reparations The post Ep. 158 Current Jewish Questions 49 - Reparations for Slavery and Discrimination appeared first on YUTOPIA.