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Rabbi Knopf’s Friday message for Parashat Tetzaveh (February 27, 2014): Giving blessings is a spiritual practice that can change your life. Here’s how to do it, with a little guidance from Star Trek’s Mr. Spock.   http://media.blubrry.com/jcasttotalfeed/p/JCastNetwork.org/storage/Tisch/S035.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Ketubot, Daf 32

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, William Friedman looks at Masechet Ketubot, Daf 32. This daf discusses, among other things, how we know whether to choose monetary fines or lashes to punish crimeshis that could receive either. In the course of discussing this question, we once again encounter a tension between analogical […]

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Raising a Mensch: From Birth to Bar/Bat Mitzvah (Part One)

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In part one of his latest “Essentials of Judaism” class, Rabbi Knopf teaches about the beginning of the Jewish life cycle. http://media.blubrry.com/jcasttotalfeed/p/JCastNetwork.org/storage/Tisch/166.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Ketubot, Daf 31

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, William Friedman looks at Masechet Ketubot, Daf 31. This daf discusses, among other things, how to think about whether two violations of different severities should both be punished. We unpack this debate and try to think about what the consequences of each side are. The opening […]

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COMPLEXITY

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SOCIAL NETWORK OR SOCIAL NETWORTH? Facebook as Example: Complex options, simple solutions, and how Shmita can help us get t/here. Fallowlab’s monthly focus for March 2015 is about the complexity of online living – and how the ancient tool of Shmita may be helpful towards better balance and solutions. Facebook – yes or no? There […]

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Ketubot, Daf 30

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Barry Chesler looks at Masechet Ketubot, Daf 30. Conclusion of discussion about the difference of opinion between a woman who can become a wife and a woman who can remain a wife. Distinguishing the Mishnah, which requires a q’nas for sleeping with one’s sister, from […]

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Ki Tisa: Using Our Divine Gifts

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How can we use our gifts to make the world a better place. Bezalel found a way in this week’s Torah portion, what will our way be? For more information about Rabbi Danny, please visit RabbiDanny.com The opening and closing music for this podcast is Coming Out of the Dark by Matt Stamm. http://media.blubrry.com/jcasttotalfeed/p/JCastNetwork.org/storage/TwoMinutes/157.mp3 Podcast: […]

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Ketubot, Daf 29

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Barry Chesler looks at Masechet Ketubot, Daf 29. Beginning of Chapter 3. The monetary penalty for sleeping with na’arot, women between the ages of 12 and 12 ½ against their will, in particular, those groups of women who are either not full members of the […]

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Priestly Garments: Manifesting the Grace You Can Imagine: תצוה – Tetzaveh

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A sermon by Rabbi Jill Hammer on Tetzaveh. For more information please visit romemu.org. http://media.blubrry.com/jcasttotalfeed/p/jcastnetwork.org/storage/romemu/279.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Ketubot, Daf 28

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Welcome to the Daily Daf Differently. In this episode, Rabbi Barry Chesler looks at Masechet Ketubot, Daf 28. End of Chapter 2. Restrictions on where a man may live after divorcing his wife. Restrictions on business dealings between a divorced man and woman to guard against sin. Mishnah and Talmud on what a person may […]

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