Rabbi Yuter begins his Kosher Kitchen Crash Course with an overview of the theory of how kashrut works, focusing on examples most relevant for maintaining a kosher kitchen.
This class covers chapter 6 of Maimondes’ Laws of Shabbat, introducing the prohibition of “amira l’akum.”
Rabbi Yuter’s class begins Chapter 5 of Rambam’s Laws of Shabbat, including a discussion on the liminal state of “bein hashemashot” and its halakhic implications.
This installment of Laws of Shabbat Chapter 4, discussing the rabbinic prohibition of hatmana.
In this relatively short class, Rabbi Yuter completes chapter 3 of Rambam’s Laws of Shabbat covering the topic of leaving food to cook on Shabbat.
Rabbi Josh Yuter presents his framework for understanding the controversial topic of Egalitarianism in Judaism, using Biblical and Rabbinic Laws to define the parameters of the Torah’s ethical imperatives.
This podcast begins Chapter 3 of Rambam’s Laws of Shabbat, introducing the rules regarding food being cooked over Shabbat.
In this edition of Current Jewish Questions, Rabbi Yuter explores the surprisingly complicated subject of how Judaism views gambling.
In 2013 I regave a class series on Electricity I had done before I started recording classes. This time around I was elated to have Dr. Alan Mincer deliver an special introductory class on the science of electricity, which ought to be required knowledge for anyone discussing its halakhic ramifications.
In the final installment of the sub-unit on Electricity in Jewish Law, Rabbi Yuter examines additional areas of halakhah where electricity may play a part.