Shavuot - rejection of divine worship, with the upcoming festival as our background we do a deep dive into some of the most commonly used religious concepts and show how they can be misused.
also the Quote From Rav Hirsch "I would provisionally close all synagogues for a hundred years" explained
This week we see Rav Hirsch Shifts how we look at two classic Jewish concepts, ones that seemingly have no connection.
1) The Devil
2) the Giving Of Massa (tithes)
hope you enjoy
In this weeks podcast we will approach two points
1. The Torah commandment to tear our garments when encountering death and the danger of falling in to practices of death worship
2. The special relevance that this commandment holds to the Cohen (priest) and his responsibilitie, as well as how it reflects on us. From these two seemingly peripheral concepts Rav Hirsch draws out for us fundamental goals and methods of Judaism as a whole.