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Jewish History Uncensored

Mar 2, 2023

In this episode we take another look at the proper place of Psychology in terms of Torah. We also briefly look at how some of the core challenges created by contemporary society. 

We start looking at the response of Chassidus to Haskala. It is commonly said that the Chassidim had a better response to Haskala than the...

Jan 26, 2023

In this week’s episode we take a more careful look at the relationship between Prophecy and the Mikdash. Is there anyway to show the two are related? What do we learn from this about the basic structure of Prophecy? Similarly, we examine the relationship between Nach and Kabbala. 

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Jan 12, 2023

In this episode we look at the source of the controversy surrounding the Rambam. Was the Rambam the most controversial person in Jewish History? What made the Rambam so controversial? Is there a simple rule about how to properly understand Agadita and Midrashim?

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Dec 16, 2021

 In this episode there is more response about the Yeshiva Curriculum issues. 

 We look at the very important issue of how to see when a  society looks at an issue as reality. How does this effect us? What can we learn from this phenomenon? 

  We also start looking at Uriel De Costa. De Costa was of Portuguese...

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode we look at the historical identification of Achashveirosh. This issue is deeply connected to the discrepancy between secular history and the Tanachic system regarding the dating of the Destruction of the First Beis Ha-Mikdash. Why is there such a discrepancy? What is each chronological system based on?...