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My name is Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss, and this is the podcast for my Rambam Bekius Chavurah at Yeshiva Bnei Torah (YBT). We typically meet four days a week for an hour and learn the writings of the Rambam on a bekius level (i.e. with the aim of covering ground rather than doing an in-depth analysis). Our focus is on the Mishneh Torah, but we will frequently delve into the Sefer ha'Mitzvos, the Peirush ha'Mishnayos, the Moreh ha'Nevuchim, and other writings from the Rambam when our learning takes us there. If you're interested in attaining fluency in the Rambam's Torah, then this is the podcast for you!

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United States

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My name is Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss, and this is the podcast for my Rambam Bekius Chavurah at Yeshiva Bnei Torah (YBT). We typically meet four days a week for an hour and learn the writings of the Rambam on a bekius level (i.e. with the aim of covering ground rather than doing an in-depth analysis). Our focus is on the Mishneh Torah, but we will frequently delve into the Sefer ha'Mitzvos, the Peirush ha'Mishnayos, the Moreh ha'Nevuchim, and other writings from the Rambam when our learning takes us there. If you're interested in attaining fluency in the Rambam's Torah, then this is the podcast for you!

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Chazal Concealed Ideas in Midrashim (Introduction to the Mishnah)

6/5/2023
Length: 25 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (6/5/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we INTENDED to learn the Rambam's interpretation of the midrashic statement, "The only thing Ha'Kadosh Baruch Hu has in this world is the four cubits of halacha alone" (Berachos 8a). But we decided to start earlier to get some context and spent the whole time on the Rambam's explanation of why midrashim are written cryptically. Interesting discussion, though! We'll see where get to tomorrow! (בג"ה) ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - הקדמה לפירוש המשניות, מהדורת קאפח רמב"ם - מורה הנבוכים ב:ו ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Rachayl. Thank you! The academic year is drawing to a close. I've got big plans in store for the summer and even BIGGER plans for this upcoming year. If you've gained from what you've learned here and would like to help support my ability to produce free, independent, original Torah content, please consider sponsoring a week's worth of content. Better yet, become one of my Patrons by going to www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. And if you'd like to have a say in what I write about AND gain access to exclusive articles on spicy topics that I'm not willing to share with the internet at large, join my NEW paid subscriber tier on my substack at rabbischneeweiss.substack.com. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:26:20

Chukos ha'Goyim (Part 4) - a Shiur from the Kuntress

6/1/2023
Length: 19 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (6/1/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we finished the shiur on Chukos ha'Goyim, answering all the questions that were raised, and walking away with a newfound appreciation for the Torah's war against avodah zarah! ----- מקורות: למקדח ולמחרוז במשנה תורה להרמב"ם - חוקות הגוים רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות דעות ה:א ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Isaiah Blanks and Joey & Estee Lichter in honor of Tamar Lichter Blanks receiving her PhD in mathematics. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:20:18

Chukos ha'Goyim (Part 3) - a Shiur from the Kuntress

5/31/2023
Length: 30 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/31/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we continued in the Kuntress shiur we started yesterday, and took the first step in answering our questions. This involved a BIG idea, and there's a lot more to flesh out, but it'll have to wait until tomorrow (בג"ה). ----- מקורות: למקדח ולמחרוז במשנה תורה להרמב"ם - חוקות הגוים ויקרא יח:ג; כ:כג דברים יב:ל רמב"ם - ספר המצוות, לא תעשה מ"ז תוספות ד"ה דאי - עבודה זרה דף יא עמוד א רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות עובדה זרה וחוקות הגוים יא:א ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Isaiah Blanks and Joey & Estee Lichter in honor of Tamar Lichter Blanks receiving her PhD in mathematics. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:30:19

Chukos ha'Goyim (Part 2) - a Shiur from the Kuntress

5/30/2023
Length: 21 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/30/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we continued in the Kuntress shiur we started yesterday, getting through all the questions - some major and some minor. Tomorrow, after a brief review, we'll begin the answers/ideas! ----- מקורות: למקדח ולמחרוז במשנה תורה להרמב"ם - חוקות הגוים רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות עובדה זרה וחוקות הגוים פרק יא; יב:א שולחן ערוך יורה דעה קעח:א-ג; קעט:יז הג"ה רש"י - סנהדרין דף צב עמוד א ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Isaiah Blanks and Joey & Estee Lichter in honor of Tamar Lichter Blanks receiving her PhD in mathematics. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:22:03

Chukos ha'Goyim (Part 1) - a Shiur from the Kuntress

5/29/2023
Length: 28 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/29/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we began learning through another shiur in The Kuntress. We chose to do the shiur on Chukos ha'Goyim because Rambam Yomi began Hilchos Avodah Zarah today. We got through the first two questions in the shiur because we ended up doing all the sources inside. We plan on continuing tomorrow and finishing either at the end of this week or the beginning of next week. ----- מקורות: למקדח ולמחרוז במשנה תורה להרמב"ם - חוקות הגוים רמב"ם - ספר המצוות, לא תעשה ל רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות עובדה זרה וחוקות הגוים כותרת; יא:א-ג ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Isaiah Blanks and Joey & Estee Lichter in honor of Tamar Lichter Blanks receiving her PhD in mathematics. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:28:33

Sidran shel ha'Mitzvos - a Shiur from the Kuntress

5/25/2023
Length: 45 minutes Synopsis: This morning (5/25/23), in lieu of a Mishlei shiur, we learned through the first shiur in The Kuntress, which is about the order of mitzvos in the Sefer ha'Mitzvos vs. their order in the Mishneh Torah. We figured this would be a good topic to take up on Erev Shavuos - and it was! ----- מקורות: למקדח ולמחרוז במשנה תורה להרמב"ם - פתיחה ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by the following individuals: - by Marci in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with gratitude for enriching the lives of his many students. - by my mom, Terri Schneeweiss, in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz for showing us the light of Reality and giving us the courage and confidence to grow (and warmest aloha to Leya). - by Ann, Hadassah & Shmuel in memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with love and a sea of gratitude. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:46:28

Rambam vs. Rav Moshe on Standing for the Aseres ha'Dibros (Tshuvah #263)

5/24/2023
Length: 37 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/24/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, on the day before Erev Shavuos, we decided to learn through the Rambam's tshuvah on the question of whether one should stand when the Aseres ha'Dibros are being read during Krias ha'Torah. After reading his answer (spoiler alert: it's a "NO!"), we read Rav Moshe Feinstein's tshuvah on the matter, in which he takes the opposite position. ----- מקורות: תשובות הרמב"ם רס"ג רש"י - ברכות דף יב עמוד א שו"ת אגרות משה אורח חיים חלק ד סימן כב ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by the following individuals: - by Marci in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with gratitude for enriching the lives of his many students. - by my mom, Terri Schneeweiss, in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz for showing us the light of Reality and giving us the courage and confidence to grow (and warmest aloha to Leya). - by Ann, Hadassah & Shmuel in memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with love and a sea of gratitude. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube Channel: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:37:49

Being Dependent on Tzedakah (Hilchos Matnos Aniyim 10:18-19)

5/23/2023
Length: 19 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/23/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we completed this year's learn-through of the halachos of tzedakah. The final halachos discussed the various sides of dependency on tzedakah: when it's bad, when it's necessary, and how to tell the difference. בריך רחמנא דסיען ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר זרעים, הלכות מתנות עניים ד:יד,טז; י:יח-יט רד"ק - ירמיהו יז:ה-ח ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by the following individuals: - by Marci in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with gratitude for enriching the lives of his many students. - by my mom, Terri Schneeweiss, in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz for showing us the light of Reality and giving us the courage and confidence to grow (and warmest aloha to Leya). - by Ann, Hadassah & Shmuel in memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with love and a sea of gratitude. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:19:40

Giving Tzedakah to Your Own [Expanded] Household (Hilchos Matnos Aniyim 10:16-17)

5/22/2023
Length: 19 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/22/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we returned to Hilchos Matnos Aniyim Chapter 10 after a three month (!) hiatus. Today learned the halachos about supporting your children, your parents, and your other relatives - and, most importantly, the poor, whom you should treat as members of your household. ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר זרעים, הלכות מתנות עניים י:ז,טז-יז ישעיהו פרק נח מלבי"ם - ישעיהו נח:ז משלי לא:יט-כ ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by the following individuals: - by Marci in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with gratitude for enriching the lives of his many students. - by my mom, Terri Schneeweiss, in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz for showing us the light of Reality and giving us the courage and confidence to grow (and warmest aloha to Leya). - by Ann, Hadassah & Shmuel in memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with love and a sea of gratitude. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:19:44

Other Kingly Prohibitions and Privileges (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 3:6-10)

5/18/2023
Length: 17 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/18/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we finished learning about the king's prohibitions and privileges in chapter 3. Although there's another chapter which is part of this topic, we're going to go back to Hilchos Matnos Aniyim and complete it - hopefully before Shavuos! (בג"ה) ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - פירוש המשניות: סנהדרין ב:ד רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות ג:ו-י יהושע א:טז-יח ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by the following individuals: - by Marci in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with gratitude for enriching the lives of his many students. - by my mom, Terri Schneeweiss, in loving memory of Rabbi Moskowitz for showing us the light of Reality and giving us the courage and confidence to grow (and warmest aloha to Leya). - by Ann, Hadassah & Shmuel in memory of Rabbi Moskowitz zt"l with love and a sea of gratitude. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:18:03

The King's Prohibitions: Women, Horses, and Wealth (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 3:1-4)

5/16/2023
Length: 15 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/16/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we continued with the halachos of kings, learning about the three lo taasehs stated in the Torah, and the positive injunction about what a king SHOULD occupy himself with. Tomorrow we'll aim to finish the chapter (בג"ה). ----- מקורות: תשובות רדב"ז על משנה תורה מלכים ומלחמות ג רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות ג:א-ד כסף משנה שם רמב"ם - פירוש המשניות: סנהדרין ב:ד ----- The Torah content for the first part of this week has been sponsored by Shmuel "with hakaras ha'tov to Hashem (and many yidden) on his engagement to Hadassa." ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Old Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:15:56

The King's Sefer Torah (Hilchos Tefilin, u'Mezuzah, v'Sefer Torah 7:1-2)

5/15/2023
Length: 22 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/15/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we wrapped up (I think?) the sugya of the king's mitzvah to write a second sefer Torah for himself, in addition to the one he had as a civilian. There were a few questions we weren't able to answer, but such is the nature of Rambam Bekius! We concluded with an unrelated (somewhat recent) discovery of Cairo Genizah fragments featuring the writing of the Rambam in a Romance dialect! ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר אהבה, הלכות תפילין ומזוזה וספר תורה ז:א-ב רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר קרבנות, הלכוח חגיגה ג:ו רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות ג:א https://www.cam.ac.uk/stories/maimonides-fragments-discovered https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/genizah-fragments/posts/qa-wednesday-maimonides-hiding-plain-sight-jose-martinez-delgado ----- The Torah content for the first part of this week has been sponsored by Shmuel "with hakaras ha'tov to Hashem (and many yidden) on his engagement to Hadassa." ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:22:22

How "Write this Song" Means "Write a Torah Scroll" (Hilchos Tefilin, u'Mezuzah, v'Sefer Torah 7:1-2)

5/11/2023
Length: 30 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/11/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we reviewed and wrapped up the Aruch ha'Shulchan from yesterday, then read the first couple halachos in the Rambam about the mitzvos of writing a Sefer Torah, then we finished reading the Torah Temimah we started, who raised OUR question but then gave an answer which we appreciated but didn't feel fully satisfied by, then we read the Ralbag's approach to the drashah, which we DID like, and we concluded by reading (well, reading half and then skimming half) of ha'Kesav ve'ha'Kabbalah on the pasuk. In other words, we did a LOT of non-Rambam in our Rambam Bekius shiur! ----- מקורות: טור שולחן ערוך אורח חיים רע:ב ערוך השולחן אורח חיים רע:ז-יא רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר אהבה, הלכות תפילין ומזוזה וספר תורה ז:א-ב רמב"ם - ספר המצוות, עשה י"ח תורה תמימה - דברים לא:יט, הערה 26 רלב"ג - דברים לא:יט הכתב והקבלה שם ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Sarah, l'zecher nishmas Drew Leban a"h. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:30:29

The Mitzvah to Write a Sefer Torah ... or Buy Books from a Publisher? (Sefer ha'Mitzvos #18)

5/10/2023
Length: 26 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/10/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we went on a fun detour (from our already fun detour). We planned to learn about the mitzvos unique to a king, the first of which is to write a second Sefer Torah for himself. First, we had to learn about the mitzvah for EVERY Jewish male to write a Sefer Torah. We started with the Rambam's Sefer ha'Mitzvos, which led us to the Torah Temimah's explanation of the drashah, which led us to the view of the Tur and the Rosh that this mitzvah can be done (or is replaced) by the mitzvah to buy books (perhaps just from the publisher?) which led us to the Aruch ha'Shulchan. Since we didn't finish, the plan tomorrow is to complete the Aruch ha'Shulchan and the Torah Temimah, then go bad to the halachos in the Mishneh Torah. ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - ספר המצוות, עשה י"ח תורה תמימה - דברים לא:יט, הערה 26 טור שולחן ערוך אורח חיים רע:ב ערוך השולחן אורח חיים רע:ז-יא ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Sarah, l'zecher nishmas Drew Leban a"h. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:25:56

Kavod ha'Melech Continued (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 2:5)

5/9/2023
Length: 22 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/9/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we learned the chapter in the Mishneh Torah about the halachos of celebrating Lag ba'Omer. The Rambam's shitah about the size of the bonfire ... HA! GOTCHU! We continued on in the halachos about honoring a king - but first, we read the psak of the Aruch ha'Shulchan ha'Asid on the halacha we learned last week about hereditary leadership. After that, we learned about kavod-interactions between the king and other individuals who deserve kavod. ----- מקורות: ערוך השולחן העתיד - הלכות מלכים עא:יא-יב רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות ב:ה-ט ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Sarah, l'zecher nishmas Drew Leban a"h. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:22:38

Kavod ha'Melech (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 2:1-5)

5/4/2023
Length: 18 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/4/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we began with a discourse from the honorable Dutchman Monarchist, Yoel Schaper, who helped us to understand the rationale behind hereditary positions of leadership. We then read the first few halachos about honoring a king, which (בג"ה) we will continue next week. ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות ב:א-ה ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Moshe Zucker in honor of Joey and Estee Lichter, in recognition of all they do for the community. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:18:56

Anointing a King (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 1:6-12)

5/3/2023
Length: 21 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/3/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we continued learning the halachos in the first perek of Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos. First we learned through the remaining halachos about who may be apointed, and then we learned the halachos about anointing a king, and how the malchus is passed down. Tomorrow the plan is to find something else on this topic which is interesting to learn (בג"ה). ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות א:ו-יב Netflix's "The Crown," Season 1, Episodes 2 and 5 ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Moshe Zucker in honor of Joey and Estee Lichter, in recognition of all they do for the community. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:21:41

The Mitzvah to Appoint a King (Hilchos Melachim u'Milchamos 1:1-5)

5/2/2023
Length: 18 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (5/2/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we took up a rather timely topic: the halachos of appointing a king. (Timely because the coronation of King Charles III will take place this weekend.) We learned through the first few halachos about the mechayev (ugh that word looks horrible when transliterated) of the mitzvah and began learning the somewhat controversial halachos of who may NOT be appointed to the monarchy or to any appointment. We will continue those halachos tomorrow (בג"ה). ----- מקורות: דברים יז:יד-כ רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות א:א-ה ספר החינוך מצוה תצ"ח תורה תמימה - יז:טו (קידושין דף עו עמוד ב) יד פשוטה ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Moshe Zucker in honor of Joey and Estee Lichter, in recognition of all they do for the community. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:19:03

Four Examples of Avak Lashon ha'Ra Hilchos (Hilchos Deios 7:4)

4/27/2023
Length: 15 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (4/27/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we learned through the halachos of avak lashon ha'ra (the "dust" of evil speech). We were able to understand the first three categories, but not the fourth. We began reading the Yad Peshutah but only got through his commentary on the first case. The rest will have to wait until next week (בג"ה). ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר קדושה, הלכות איסורי ביאה כב:יט רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות דעות ז:ד יד פשוטה ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by my dad in loving memory of our friend, Alan Woog (a"h), who took his final breath on April 18th, just a little shy of his 99th birthday. It has been a privilege to learn with him and from him over the course of these past ten years, and although we will all miss him, we are grateful that he is no longer in pain. ----- If you have questions, comments, or feedback, I would love to hear from you! Please feel free to contact me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

Duration:00:16:01

Lashon ha'Ra as Homicide-Suicide (Hilchos Deios 7:3)

4/26/2023
Length: 21 minutes Synopsis: This afternoon (4/26/23), in our Rambam Bekius mini-shiur, we focused on Chazal's statement cited by the Rambam that "lashon ha'ra kills three people: the one who says it, the one who accepts it, and the one about whom it is said - and the one who accepts it more than the one who says it." We looked up the source in the Gemara, got confused by Rashi, came up with our own approach, solicited some help from the Yad Peshutah, and ended with a tshuvah from the Rambam (extracted from genizah) about a "cancel culture" case, which led to a bit of a heated disagreement among those of us who were present. ----- מקורות: רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות דעות ז:ג יד פשוטה ערכין דף טו עמוד א שבת דף נו עמוד ב תשובות הרמב"ם הקשורות למשנה תורה דעות ז:ג https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect ----- This week's Torah content has been sponsored by my dad in loving memory of our friend, Alan Woog (a"h), who took his final breath on April 18th, just a little shy of his 99th birthday. It has been a privilege to learn with him and from him over the course of these past ten years, and although we will all miss him, we are grateful that he is no longer in pain. ----- If you have questions, comments, or feedback, I would love to hear from you! Please feel free to contact me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail. ----- If you've gained from what you've learned here, please consider contributing to my Patreon at www.patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss. Alternatively, if you would like to make a direct contribution to the "Rabbi Schneeweiss Torah Content Fund," my Venmo is @Matt-Schneeweiss, and my Zelle and PayPal are mattschneeweiss at gmail.com. Even a small contribution goes a long way to covering the costs of my podcasts, and will provide me with the financial freedom to produce even more Torah content for you. If you would like to sponsor a day's or a week's worth of content, or if you are interested in enlisting my services as a teacher or tutor, you can reach me at rabbischneeweiss at gmail.com. Thank you to my listeners for listening, thank you to my readers for reading, and thank you to my supporters for supporting my efforts to make Torah ideas available and accessible to everyone. ----- Substack: rabbischneeweiss.substack.com/ Patreon: patreon.com/rabbischneeweiss YouTube: youtube.com/rabbischneeweiss Instagram: instagram.com/rabbischneeweiss/ "The Stoic Jew" Podcast: thestoicjew.buzzsprout.com "The Mishlei Podcast": mishlei.buzzsprout.com "Rambam Bekius" Podcast: rambambekius.buzzsprout.com "Machshavah Lab" Podcast: machshavahlab.buzzsprout.com "The Tefilah Podcast": tefilah.buzzsprout.com Blog: kolhaseridim.blogspot.com/ WhatsApp Group: https://chat.whatsapp.com/GEB1EPIAarsELfHWuI2k0H Amazon Wishlist: amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y72CSP86S24W?ref_=wl_sharel

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