The performance of a mitzvah with a physical object “rescues” and elevates the sparks of holiness contained therein. Nevertheless, since the sparks had been initially trapped in pure physicality, they are susceptible to setback and require special protection.
In this class you will be introduced to slightly altered case scenario. You will learn a common Talmudic argument known as "migu" and will then examine whether the migu brings new differences between Rashi's and Tosafot's divergent understandings of an oath. The class will conclude the Mishnah and begin the Talmud's analysis of the peculiar wording of the Mishnah.
Join the Chicago Jewish community in joyfully commemorating the release of the Alter Rebbe (founder of Chabad) from Czarist Russia imprisonment for his activities in furthering the teachings of Chasidism. Featured speaker: Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet from London, England.