Rabbi Josh Yuter presents his framework for understanding the controversial topic of Egalitarianism in Judaism, using Biblical and Rabbinic Laws to define the parameters of the Torah's ethical imperatives. Current Jewish Questions 40 - Egalitarianism Sources (PDF) Current Jewish Questions 40 - Egali
This podcast begins Chapter 3 of Rambam's Laws of Shabbat, introducing the rules regarding food being cooked over Shabbat. Laws of Shabbat 05 - Introduction to Cooking and Shabbat The post Ep. 132 Laws of Shabbat 05 - Introduction to Cooking and Shabbat appeared first on YUTOPIA.
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
As Israel is engaged in yet another military operation, Rabbi Yuter examines to what extent Torah treats all lives as equals. Current Jewish Questions - Valuing Lives / Self Defense Sources (PDF) Current Jewish Questions - Valuing Lives / Self Defense The post Ep. 163 Current Jewish Questions 51 - V
???? ????? ???? ??????? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????? ????? ??????? For there is no one on earth who is righteous, who does only good does not sin - Ecclesiastes 7:20 In the wake of Yet Another Rabbinic Scandal, Rabbi Yuter examines the effect of a Rabbi's actions on his ability to be a source for
"The world in which we live no longer permits us to reply to every doubt, 'This is the law,' or 'The Torah says so.' Indeed, very seldom in Jewish history were such answers sufficient. Nor were they considered desirable in a faith where proper answers always depend upon the right questions and where
This week in Daf Yomi, Rabbi Yuter discusses some life lessons learned from the Jewish wedding. Ep 169 This Week in Daf Yomi Ketuvot 16-22 - Life Lessons From Jewish Weddings The post Ep 169 This Week in Daf Yomi Ketuvot 16-22 - Life Lessons From Jewish Weddings appeared first on YUTOPIA.
The Talmud was clearly not written with modern day sensibilities in mind, which may lead to disturbing reactions from those who study it. Rabbi Yuter gives some examples from the previous week's Daf Yomi and discusses some approaches to handling these passages. Consider this more of a beginning of a
In a rare personal podcast, Rabbi Yuter shares experiences from his first six months as an Oleh Hadash (new immigrant to Israel). The post Ep. 167 - Half-Year Aliyahversary! appeared first on YUTOPIA.
Rabbi Yuter begins a brand new Podcast series called This Week in Daf Yomi discussing topics covered in the previous week's schedule of daily Talmud study. Today's edition discusses the ramifications of principle in Jewish law that all Jewish marriages are performed with the approval of the Rabbinic