Kosher Kitchen Crash Course 2 – Dishes and Ovens (Sources Only)

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.

Kosher Kitchen Crash Course 2 – Dishes and Ovens Sources (PDF)




Ep. 138 Kosher Kitchen Crash Course 1 – Theory and Definitions

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.

Kosher Kitchen Crash Course 1 – Theory and Definitions Sources (PDF)

Kosher Kitchen Crash Course 1 – Theory and Definitions




Ep. 136 Laws of Shabbat 08 – Shabbat Candles and Preparation

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.

Laws of Shabbat 08 – Shabbat Candles and Preparation




Ep. 133 Current Jewish Questions 40 – Egalitarianism

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.

Current Jewish Questions 40 – Egalitarianism Sources (PDF)

Current Jewish Questions 40 – Egalitarianism




Ep. 131 Current Jewish Questions 39 – Gambling in Jewish Law

In this edition of Current Jewish Questions, Rabbi Yuter explores the surprisingly complicated subject of how Judaism views gambling.

Current Jewish Questions 39 – Gambling in Jewish Law Sources (PDF)

Current Jewish Questions 39 – Gambling in Jewish Law Sources