Q&A: Feminism, Prenups & BT Yeshivos

Q&A with Rabbi Breitowitz Podcast

Dec 5 2023 • 2 hrs 4 mins

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00:00 What is a halachic prenup?
09:41 Why should we pray, "that my soul should desire Your mitzvos," in Elokai Netzor, rather than, "that my body"?
11:00 Who or what is Lilith? Is it connected to the Seven Worlds?
20:44 How do we explain human remains older than 6000 years?
22:10 Does the Torah allow for life with free choice on other planets?
24:23 If a sofer forgets the dots above 'vayishakehu', is the Torah scroll invalid?
34:03 How would the 70 nations know about the Noahide Laws? Should we tell them?
39:15 Why should a child suffer for the sin of the parent?
50:09 Aren't girls in Torah Judaism second-class citizens?
1:03:24 Is the order of saving in Maseches Horios evidence of male preference in Judaism?
1:07:05 Has one fulfilled one's obligation if one accidentally prayed in front of a mirror?
1:09:23 Why is there no gemara on Avos?
1:13:17 Can one buy himself a pair of Rabbeinu Tam tefillin, while others still need Rashi tefillin?
1:16:27 Is it permissible to use various sorts of energy healing, such as the Emotion Code?
1:21:56 Why is Rivka's death not explicitly described in Torah?
1:24:11 Why, according to the simplest reading of the Torah, is Esav not so bad?
1:28:01 Is it right to exchange hostages, knowing that civilians may be killed?
1:35:28 Why does only one of the Ani Maamins have a source?
1:37:14 Why does the Torah relate the descendants of Esav, according to peshat?
1:38:57 Is there a natural rule that Ishmael hates Yaakov, just as there is a natural rule that Esav hates Yaakov?
1:44:11 What is the meaning of 'Anti-Zionism is Antisemitism'?
1:46:58 How do we deal with disagreements between historians and Chazal?
1:50:51 Why was Rav Kook a Zionist?
1:53:45 Once the resurrection occurs, how will we get to Olam Haba?
1:55:05 What is the disagreement between the BT yeshivos?
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