Talking Torah Round Table; Oral Torah part 17

Today Yoel and Jeff discuss the Gaonite period of writings. During this recording Yoel presents volumes of information concerning the 600-1200ce period where most of the writings of modern Judaism were “produced”. This recording is filled to the rim with information on this period. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:29:19 — 20.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSShare...
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Talking Torah Round Table; Oral Torah part 16: Authority, who has it, and why?

Today Yoel and Jeff talk about authority. Where is this described and to whom is it given? Part 16 of the Oral Torah series. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:43:21 — 23.7MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on...
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Talking Torah Round Table; Oral Torah: Karaite Conundrum

Today Yoel and I discuss the period between the Talmud and the Geionite. In particular we discuss the Karaite answer to the Rabbinic position. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:45:29 — 24.2MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click...
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Talking Torah Round Table: Oral Torah part 14

Today’s recording has a problem with my microphone. I have removed most of my interactions to limit the distraction. Today Yoel and I discuss the time following the formulation of the Babylonian Talmud. We discuss several of the main players during this timeframe. Yoel’s accent might make some of the names hard to understand, but I think the recording is clean enough to understand...
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Talking Torah Round Table: The Oral Torah part 13

Today we begin the discussion on the time after the writing of the Talmud. There was a time of great arguments about the writing of the Oral Traditions. And with the number of “false teachings” today, their fears were well founded. As we discuss in today’s podcast. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:32:38 — 21.3MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSShare this:Click...
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