Rabbi Dr Yitzchak Breitowitz, of Ohr Somayach Jerusalem, discussing the most common questions about Judaism.

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0:02 – Secular schooling, reading academic journals6:01 – Controversial ideas in Masechet Kedushin and in Gemara in general12:05 – Ibn Ezra controversy, additions made to the Torah, who wrote the last few pesukim16:35 – Discrepancies of the different versions of the Torah23:17 – Why Rashi and Tosfos are more mainstream30:57 – Rambam vs Nefesh Hachaim on Hashgacha Protis and Hashem’s involvement with the world35:47 – Proper approach to yearning for Moshiach41:03 – The purpose of the Cosmos, Stars, and Galaxies, space travel, life on other planets49:49 – Copying and distributing from sefarim53:30 – Vaccinations, Vaccinating01:03:54 – Gam Zu Letova, Nachum Ish Gamzu, Rabbi Akiva01:05:08 – Why was Shmuel upset that Klal Yisroel asked for a king, the origin of Artscroll01:09:34 – When Halacha contradicts personal logic and reason01:16:40 – Staying up to date with Politics01:18:49 – A question on a Rambam that G-d does not have a body01:22:40 – Are having Gedolei Yisroel a concession for not having a Sanhedrin01:25:06 – Goyim as witnesses01:27:32 – Understanding Abaye and Rava, their relationship, Rav Yochanan and Reish Lakish01:36:52 – Women as witnesses01:37:53 – Solving Sinat Chinam01:46:46 – Understanding the Tower of Bavel

(Center-Q&A-5780-Parshas Vayechi)

(Produced: CedarTree Podcasting 1-8-2020)

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