Q&A: Hamas, Arabs & Hostage Swaps in Halacha

Q&A with Rabbi Breitowitz Podcast

Nov 25 2023 • 1 hr 42 mins

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00:00 Does God judge Hamas l'chaf zechus?
5:35 Why do Haredim wear black and white?
10:11 What is the purpose of Uva Letzion and the importance of Kedusha?
17:28 Can one finish his Amidah while the congregation is saying the introduction to Kedusha?
22:06 How should we relate to Arabs in general, considering the verse in Psalm 105?
34:08 Why isn't a good, religious life enough of a tikkun for sins in previous lives?
39:24 How can we pray for repentance, if repentance is purely a free will action?
46:26 If a king has less free will, do prime ministers as well? How small a position has a lesser free will?
51:03 How does resurrection work if there is reincarnation?
53:40 When and how long should personal prayers be in the Amidah?
56:55 How does learning in another's merit work?
58:54 What is the halacha regarding hostage swaps?
1:06:51 What is 'kaf hakela' and what is its purpose?
1:13:23 In the story of a talmid chacham who forgot to bentsch, is it better that he didn't bentsch because he became so great?
1:19:39 Why don't yeshivos follow the curriculum in Pirkei Avos?
1:28:16 Could the Rav explain the story of the dudaim?
1:34:36 Why should a prophet, like Yosef, have to work to make his prophecy come true?
1:36:58 Are Bilhah and Zilpah specially considered in Rabbinic literature?
1:39:51 Why don't we bow with our knees anymore?
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