Rabbi Josh Yuter posts the collected tweets from learning Masechet Berachot in Daf Yomi
It’s been a long time since I’ve written out sermons, due to a lack of time and an evolving speaking style. Still, I’m finding it useful to have at least some written record of what I say from year to year and people have regularly been requesting I post sermons.1. The following does not represent a “polished” sermon, but rather are the notes from which I give the actual derasha. Even if the flow may be disjointed, the point and the derasha should still be comprehensible.
Everyone knows the exclamation “Mazal Tov!” but the definition and role of the “mazal” in rabbinic thought is itself presents a fascinating range of perspectives of how God’s world operates.
The question of evil and divine justice has engaged and vexed theologians of all religions for centuries. In the class, Rabbi Yuter demonstrates the range of approaches in Rabbinic literature and offers his unique approach towards finding a resolution.
Sources from my Shavuot Shiur 2012/5772 at The Stanton Street Shul.
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In this installment of The Halakhic Process series, Rabbi Yuter explores the biblical covenants which form the basis for the Jewish people’s relationship with God and their obligations to perform his will.
Rabbi Yuter begins a brand new series exploring Jewish law from a systematic approach. In this introductory class, Rabbi Yuter presents some of the questions which the class will address and presents a vocabulary for discussing these crucial issues which are fundamental to Jewish life.