With apologies to my loyal followers, the audio from tonight’s Kosher Kitchen Crash Course will not be uploaded as the recorder died midway through the class. It is particularly unfortunate since it was, for me at least, a great deal of fun. Still, I will upload the source sheet as it may be useful for those who are interested. It is conceivable I will give both parts of the class again at some point in the future.
This class concludes Chapter 6 of Maimonides’ Laws of Shabbat, discussing employment of and partnerships with non-Jews on Shabbat.
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.