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Jewish History Uncensored

Jan 21, 2021

In this episode we look at the complexity of the Vilna Gaon’s practical attitude towards the Chassidim. Did the Vilna Gaon’s opposition to Beshtian Chassidus affect the way he would interact with them on a personal level? Are there any Torah precedents that apply to this situation?  We also carefully examine the difference, at a communal level, between the Cherem of 1772 and the Cherem of 1781.


Rabbi Arnie Wittenstein is a well known Torah scholar, Tanach expert, and Historian. He has lectured in the Mir Yeshiva, Torat Shraga, and and many Shuls internationally.

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