Everybody knows that if a Torah falls to the ground people have to fast. Correct? But there is no source for this custom in the Talmud. Today we shall see the source in the Talmud that is probably closest to discussing this issue–a passage about a Torah that was either burned or torn intentionally. We’ll also encounter a tefillin-snatching bird so watch out!
This podcast is a collaboration with The Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.