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A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.

A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.
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A 30-40 shiur on a Torah topic, every working day, from Yeshivat Har Etzion and the VBM.

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English


Episodes

The Halachic Prenup

1/15/2020
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The Halachic Prenup, Special Shiur by Rav Mordechai Willig. Rav Mordechai Willig, Rosh Yeshiva at YU, will spoke with Bnei Chul on Tuesday Jan 14, 2020, on Halachic Solutions to the Aguna Problem. Rav Willig wrote the Prenuptial Agreement that is widely used today and is one of the leading experts in the field.

Duration:01:00:33

Aseret HaDibbrot 10: Lo Tachmod

1/14/2020
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Aseret HaDibbrot 10: Lo Tachmod, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. Is the prohibition to actually take another person's property, and if so what is the difference between lo tachmod and lo tigzol, or is this a prohibition of the desire to take someone's property. If the prohibition is on the desire, what is the essential problem with having such desire?

Duration:00:32:51

The Process of Pesak Halacha 12: Halacha KeBatrai

1/13/2020
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The Process of Pesak Halacha 12: Halacha KeBatrai, by Rav Jonathan Ziring How do poskim weigh early and late poskim? Why and when are later poskim given more authority?

Duration:00:33:51

Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 07: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 2)

1/9/2020
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Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 07: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 2), by Rav Dovid Gottlieb If a husband or wife accepts early Shabbat does that obligate his or her spouse? When does a "communal acceptance" obligate individuals? Can you ask a non-Jew to do melacha for you after you have accepted Shabbat? Can you ask a fellow Jew? Can you change your mind?

Duration:00:29:17

Aseret HaDibbrot 9 - Bearing False Witness

1/7/2020
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Aseret HaDibbrot 9 - Bearing False Witness, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. Does the prohibition focus on the act of lying in court, or the abuse of the court system to attack another person?

Duration:00:34:06

The Process of Pesak Halacha 11: Choosing Authorities: Mara D'Atra Classic and Modern

1/6/2020
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The Process of Pesak Halacha 11: Choosing Authorities: Mara D'Atra Classic and Modern, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Why do certain communities follow particular poskim? How does this emerge from the category of Mara D'Atra, local rabbinic authority?

Duration:00:31:50

Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 06: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 1)

1/2/2020
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Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 06: Tosefet Shabbat (Part 1), by Rav Dovid Gottlieb Review of the laws of accepting Shabbat "early". Topics discussed include: the source, who is obligated, when and how this is accomplished.

Duration:00:30:34

Aseret HaDibbrot 8 - Theft

12/31/2019
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Aseret HaDibbrot 8 - Theft, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. What is the difference between geneiva and gezeila? Why is kidnapping and deceiving people referred to as types of geneiva?

Duration:00:38:46

The Process of Pesak Halacha 10: Ruling Based on Previous Authorities

12/30/2019
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The Process of Pesak Halacha 10: Ruling Based on Previous Authorities, by Rav Jonathan Ziring How does one determine which authorities to use for psak? Does one count the number of poskim? Look at their relative expertise? Other factors?

Duration:00:30:30

Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 05

12/26/2019
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Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat 05: Special Shiur - The Mitzvot of Shabbat Chanukah, by Rav Dovid Gottlieb How are the mitzvot of Shabbat impacted by Chanukah and how are the mitzvot of Chanukah impacted by Shabbat?

Duration:00:33:31

Aseret HaDibbrot 7 - Adultery

12/24/2019
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Aseret HaDibbrot 7 - Adultery, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. What are the differences between the prohibition on Jews and non-Jews. And what is the essence of the prohibition? Source sheet: gush.net/audios/kmtt/mekorot/aseret-hadibbrot-RTK-07-adultery.pdf

Duration:00:41:35

The Process of Pesak Halacha 09: The Ambiguity of Text

12/23/2019
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The Process of Pesak Halacha 09: The Ambiguity of Text, by Rav Jonathan Ziring Why don't poskim rely simply on their understanding of primary texts? Why do they need to take into account the interpretations of others, as well as the customs of Jews?

Duration:00:31:37

Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l as a Public Figure

12/23/2019
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Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l as a Public Figure, by Avrumi Yishai, talmid and personal assistant to Moreinu Harav Amital when he served as a minister in the Israeli Government. The sicha was given as part of a Mini Yom Iyun Harav Amital zt"l for the Overseas Program, Dec 19, 2019

Duration:00:49:32

Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l as a Rebbe (in hebrew)

12/23/2019
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Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l as a Rebbe (in Hebrew), by Rav Shlomo Brin, talmid, Ra"m, son-in-law, and chairman-elect of the yeshiva. The sicha was given as part of a Mini Yom Iyun Harav Amital zt"l for the Overseas Program, Dec 19, 2019

Duration:00:46:48

"Ha-Omer Davar B'Shem Omro" - Bringing the Geulah 1 Quote at a Time

12/19/2019
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"Ha-Omer Davar B'Shem Omro" - Bringing the Geulah 1 Quote at a Time, Shiur by Rav Dovid Gottlieb, who will return to his regular series next week.

Duration:00:49:52

Understanding Minhagim #6

12/18/2019
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Understanding Minhagim #6, by Rav Binyamin Tabory - Tefillin 2

Duration:00:30:50

Aseret HaDibbrot 6 - The Prohibition of Murder

12/17/2019
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Aseret HaDibbrot 6 - The Prohibition of Murder, by Rav Tzvi Kaye. What is the nature of the prohibition? What is the essential problem with murder? What is the difference between the prohibition included in the seven mitzvot of non-Jews, and the unique prohibition given to Jews?

Duration:00:33:45

The Process of Pesak Halacha 08: The Role of Kabbalah in Halachic Decision Making

12/16/2019
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The Process of Pesak Halacha 08: The Role of Kabbalah in Halachic Decision Making, by Rav Jonathan Ziring What role does Kabbalistic texts have in making halachic decisions? Do they have the role of primary texts, precedent, or are they not part of the equation? Does the Zohar have a different role than other texts?

Duration:00:32:34

Lev Tov: Why is it Important to Have a Good Heart?

12/12/2019
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Rabbi Gottlieb is away this week, giving shiurim across the USA, and unable to record his regular Positive Mitzvot of Shabbat shiur. Here is something to tide us over: Lev Tov: Why is it Important to Have a Good Heart?, by Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb

Duration:00:56:47

Q+A with Rosh Yeshiva Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein

12/10/2019
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Q+A with Rosh Yeshiva Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein, given during the Bnei Chul Mishmar - Nov 28th, 2019, at the yeshiva

Duration:00:49:33