Rabbi Yuter's Politics of Exclusion series continues with an exploration of Hatam Sofer surprisingly nuanced approach to Judaism's perceived threats.The post Episode 24 – Politics of Exclusion: Hatam Sofer appeared first on YUTOPIA » Podcast Feed.
Rabbi Yuter discusses the passage in B. Megillah 15a-b regarding the rabbinic heretic Elisha Ben Avukah aka "Acher" and his relationship with R. Meir, focusing on the particularly Babylonian influence of the narrative.The post Episode 23 – Who’s Who in the Talmud: R. Meir and Elisha Ben
In part 3 of his Economics and Social Justice series, Rabbi Yuter addresses the topic of Jewish Labor Laws from a holistic perspective, balancing the rights and obligations of both the employer and the employee.The post Economics and Social Justice in Jewish Law Part 3: Halakhic Labor Laws appeared
Rabbi Yuter's Politics of Exclusion class continues with the Nodeh Beyehuda and R. Yaakov Emden responding to the rationalism of the late 1700's. Includes reference to Alice's Restaurant.The post Episode 22: Politics of Exclusion – Nodeh Beyehuda and R. Yaakov Emden appeared first on YUTOPIA &
Rabbi Josh Yuter delivers a class of his classic 2004 post Drinking on PurimThe post Episode 21 – Drinking on Purim appeared first on YUTOPIA » Podcast Feed.
In part 2 of the Economics and Social Justice series, Rabbi Yuter discusses some examples of market controls in Jewish Law. The post Economics and Social Justice in Jewish Law Part 2: Halakhic Market Controls appeared first on YUTOPIA » Podcast Feed.
Rabbi Yuter discusses Chaham Tzvi Responsa no. 38, featuring a conflict between an established Spanish/Portuguese synagogue and members crossing over to the newer Ashkenazi synagogues.The post Episode 20 – Politics of Exclusion: Sephardim vs. Ashkenazim appeared first on YUTOPIA » Podcast
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.The post Episode 19 – Politics of Exclusion: David Berger vs. Chabad Lubavitch appeared
Rabbi Yuter's Who's Who in the Talmud returns with a first look at the Tanna Rabbi Meir.The post Episode 18 – Who’s Who in the Talmud: R. Meir Part 1 appeared first on YUTOPIA » Podcast Feed.
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.The post Economics and Social Justice in Jewish Law Part 1: Free Market Ethics in