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Judaism From Within

Oct 2020

Lech Lecha - The moral argument for circumcision

This week we discuss the moral argument for circumcision

but this brings up 2 more questions 

1) The relevance of such a discussion

2) The legitimacy of talking about morality in connection with circumcision

With Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch's insight and analysis, we gain a powerful perspective on a fundamental commandment, 

have a wonderful shabbos

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Oct 2020

Noach - Post Apocalyptic Stand

Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch draws our attention to the seemingly trivial event of what happened just before the post-flood blessing from God. Man took a stand and made a commitment that pictures how we view Judaism today

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Oct 2020

Genesis - Garbage in Garbage out

Genesis/Bereishit - how do we look at the world today?

Taking into account our modern conceptions of the world why is the concept of creation still relevant. 

we talk about the break down of an enchanted world to a world of hypothesis.

Topics of Evil, Freewill & naturalism and how we understand the timeless message of the bible from the lense of Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch.

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