YUTORAH: R' Mordechai Torczyner -- Recent Shiurim
COVID: (How) Should a Doctor Advise a Rabbi?25/10/2020 Duração: 01h29min
COVID: (How) Should a Doctor Advise a Rabbi? - Oct 25, 2020 - Discussion of the halachic and ethical duties of a doctor regarding: Speaking up when individuals or rabbis are not following mainstream medical advice, and Advising a rabbi on issues where the medical data is uncertain, and Balancing different risks in decision-making. Meant for medical professionals and laypeople. Certainly not an attempt at psak!
Ketuvot 3a - Oness enabling a get, the conclusion25/10/2020 Duração: 44min
Ketuvot 3a - Oness enabling a get, the conclusion - Oct 25, 2020 - Wrapping up the gemara re: a claim of Oness regarding a conditional get, as we see Rava argue that claims of Oness are effective, and we try to challenge this view.
Shemitah and Avodat Karka #2: Mechanical Seeding, Definition of Harvesting23/10/2020 Duração: 01h21s
Shemitah and Avodat Karka #2: Mechanical Seeding, Definition of Harvesting - Oct 23, 2020 - Is use of a mechanical seeder acceptable in shemitah, since a person only starts the device? And does the prohibition against harvesting in shemitah include harvesting to improve the ground for future planting?
Tefillah 2: Korban and Tefillah and the Fixed Shemoneh Esreih22/10/2020 Duração: 58min
Tefillah 2: Korban and Tefillah and the Fixed Shemoneh Esreih - Oct 22, 2020 - Why do we ask Hashem for things that we are supposed to earn? Why and how did our Sages enact the fixed text of Shemoneh Esreih?
Shemuel #73 - 17:15-20 - Yosef and David, Parallel Journeys22/10/2020 Duração: 59min
Shemuel #73 - 17:15-20 - Yosef and David, Parallel Journeys - Oct 22, 2020 - Comparing the stories of Yosef's errand to his brothers (Bereishit 37), and David's errand to his brothers (Shemuel I 17). Four approaches to the message.
Vaccination Ethics 1: Risk vs Risk21/10/2020 Duração: 58min
Vaccination Ethics 1: Risk vs Risk - Oct 21, 2020 - How do we view taking one risk (vaccination) to avoid another risk (disease)? Geared toward a group including people without strong background in Torah text study.
Shoftim 16:22-31 - Shimshon: Optimist to the End20/10/2020 Duração: 53min
Shoftim 16:22-31 - Shimshon: Optimist to the End - Oct 20, 2020 - Did Shimshon's power return due to his hair, or due to his prayer? And understanding Shimshon's apparent act of suicide.
Esther, Week 1: Introduction20/10/2020 Duração: 01h01min
Esther, Week 1: Introduction - Oct 20, 2020 - Introduction to a series on the Book of Esther. Why learn this book? Who are the Persians? Who was Achashverosh? Who are the Jews of the Megilah?
Ketuvot 3a - Oness enabling a get18/10/2020 Duração: 41min
Ketuvot 3a - Oness enabling a get - Oct 18, 2020 - The origin of the phrase "k'dat Moshe v'Yisrael", and the question of when the Rabbis are empowered to retroactively cancel a marriage
Shemitah and Avodat Karka #1: Avot/Toldot, and Sowing seeds16/10/2020 Duração: 01h02min
Shemitah and Avodat Karka #1: Avot/Toldot, and Sowing seeds - Oct 16, 2020 - Working the land, Part 1: Why does the gemara present the four prohibited acts of agricultural cultivation as Avot and Toladot? And what is the nature of the prohibition against sowing seeds?