1 hr 27 min

Q&A- Rome, University & Religious Government The Q & A with Rabbi Breitowitz Podcast

    • Judaism

00:00 Rashi on Chumash seems to be based on Sod (Kabbala), but he said it’s pashut?
2:35 One of the reasons given for Yaakov’s crying over Rochel is that he wouldn’t be buried with him. Why is this significant?
5:47 Does prophecy affect free-will?
7:44 Considering that every Jew has a neshama, why do people not have an instant connection to Yiddishkeit?
11:36 How did Adam haRishon give Dovid haMelech 70 years of his life? Would he have been born if not?
17:17 Rome is from Eisav, but how could this be, genealogically?
22:35 In zmiros and davening, we seem to direct our requests to malachim rather than Hashem. Why is this?
30:57 Why can we say the names of certain angels but not others?
33:48 Why specifically tehillim for the sick and mishnayos for the dead that are read out?
35:25 Why can’t malachim understand Aramaic (prayers) of Hebrew is so similar?
42:40 Is this the reason for all of Kaddish in Aramaic, or just “ihay shmay…”
43:57 A lot of Modern Orthodox go to college/university. Is it better to increase a Jewish presence on-campus, or can this encourage people going to totally secular environment?
49:44 What does the Rav hold on people going into kiruv after yeshiva? 
53:35 What is the best way to counter the notion that Judaism is restrictive?
1:01:05 Would it be ideal to have a fully religious government?
1:05:08 At one point is a secular/unknowing person who becomes aware of a halacha going to be chayav?
1:07:07 If other groups (eg Hindus & Catholics) insist split manifestations of HaShem isn’t Avodah Zara, how can we do things like praying in the zechus of a tzaddik or to a malach?
1:10:56 What is ‘Charedi dati leumi’ (Charda”l) ?
1:13:05 What are practical examples of being kiddush HaShem?
1:15:54 Should we still daven for the welfare of the state (al pi Pirkei Avos) if the government is bad for Torah?
1:19:43 Considering the low fatality does vaccination etc. regarding corona, is there a chiyuv to remove oneself from sakana?
1:22:49 What are arguments to present Reform/Conservative Judaism?
1:26:27 What is the concept of singing Shalom Aleichem/Eishes Chayil on Shabbos night?
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00:00 Rashi on Chumash seems to be based on Sod (Kabbala), but he said it’s pashut?
2:35 One of the reasons given for Yaakov’s crying over Rochel is that he wouldn’t be buried with him. Why is this significant?
5:47 Does prophecy affect free-will?
7:44 Considering that every Jew has a neshama, why do people not have an instant connection to Yiddishkeit?
11:36 How did Adam haRishon give Dovid haMelech 70 years of his life? Would he have been born if not?
17:17 Rome is from Eisav, but how could this be, genealogically?
22:35 In zmiros and davening, we seem to direct our requests to malachim rather than Hashem. Why is this?
30:57 Why can we say the names of certain angels but not others?
33:48 Why specifically tehillim for the sick and mishnayos for the dead that are read out?
35:25 Why can’t malachim understand Aramaic (prayers) of Hebrew is so similar?
42:40 Is this the reason for all of Kaddish in Aramaic, or just “ihay shmay…”
43:57 A lot of Modern Orthodox go to college/university. Is it better to increase a Jewish presence on-campus, or can this encourage people going to totally secular environment?
49:44 What does the Rav hold on people going into kiruv after yeshiva? 
53:35 What is the best way to counter the notion that Judaism is restrictive?
1:01:05 Would it be ideal to have a fully religious government?
1:05:08 At one point is a secular/unknowing person who becomes aware of a halacha going to be chayav?
1:07:07 If other groups (eg Hindus & Catholics) insist split manifestations of HaShem isn’t Avodah Zara, how can we do things like praying in the zechus of a tzaddik or to a malach?
1:10:56 What is ‘Charedi dati leumi’ (Charda”l) ?
1:13:05 What are practical examples of being kiddush HaShem?
1:15:54 Should we still daven for the welfare of the state (al pi Pirkei Avos) if the government is bad for Torah?
1:19:43 Considering the low fatality does vaccination etc. regarding corona, is there a chiyuv to remove oneself from sakana?
1:22:49 What are arguments to present Reform/Conservative Judaism?
1:26:27 What is the concept of singing Shalom Aleichem/Eishes Chayil on Shabbos night?
Comments? Feedback?
Would you like to sponsor an episode? A series?
We'd love to hear from you : podcasts@ohr.edu
https://podcasts.ohr.edu/
Visit us @ ohr.edu !
 
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1 hr 27 min