In the final "Who's Who in the Talmud" segment on R. Akiva, Rabbi Yuter discusses R. Akiva's days in prison and execution.
Category: Jewish Thought, Theology, and Machshava
Part of Rabbi Josh Yuter's "Who Who in the Talmud" series, this class discusses R. Akiva's messianic endorsement of Bar Kochva.
In this part of his Politics of Exclusion Series, Rabbi Yuter discusses Rambam's description of the Sadducean and Baithusian sects with its implications for today.
Rabbi Yuter leads a text based discussion covering some perspectives of how Judaism encounters Avoda Zara in the surrounding culture.
By popular request I started recording my classes. While I'm currently in the middle of a series called The Politics of Exclusion in Judaism where we define Who is …
The International Rabbinic Fellowship (IRF) recently voted against admitting women - when comparably qualified to rabbis - into its ranks. In this essay, Rabbi Josh Yuter explains his (possibly) …
We discuss a theological paradox in Ramban on the classic conflict of free will vs. divine determinism.
Rabbi Yuter responds to Dr. Debby Koren's article on JOFA regarding women leading Kabbalat Shabbat.
Homosexuality is not the only biblical sexual violation deemed an "abomination"
Rabbi Yuter responds to R. Broyde's recent post opposing women leading Kabbalat Shabbat. While not disagreeing with R. Broyde's decision as a matter of policy, R. Yuter addresses the …