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Ethics of Our Fathers begins by stating that Torah was received by Moses at Sinai and was passed down to the subsequent generations. The Mishnah specifies five generations in particular, why?

The Ethics of Sinai

The Ethics of Sinai

Learning Pirkei Avot on Five Levels

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The Ethics of Sinai : Learning Pirkei Avot on Five Levels

Ethics of Our Fathers begins by stating that Torah was received by Moses at Sinai and was passed down to the subsequent generations. The Mishnah specifies five generations in particular, why?
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Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin is the official Chabad emissary to downtown Brooklyn, rabbi of Congregation B’nai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights, New York and Dean of Brooklyn Heights Jewish Academy. He is the author of the books “Thank You God for Making Me a Woman", "Letters of Light", "By Divine Design", and "Guardian of Israel", and the co-author of "The Rabbi & The CEO".
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Leah April 30, 2017

Excellent. Thank you. Enjoyed. Appropriate - learning this on Hod shel Tiferes. Reply

Rabbi Raskin Bklyn hts May 16, 2016

Dear Jorge,
We need to be bold to state an opinion.
But humble enough to step down,
when our rabbinical
Colleagues out rule us.
May you continue to be proud and strong. Reply

Jorge Qro. Mexico May 13, 2016

Sometimes a feel afraid of making comments, but this time I have to be like a mountain -bold! Not too bold because that would be arrogant. This is more easily said than done.
I cannot dare to say to myself -"I have no right to study Torah", I have to program myself for not to be intimidated by those ideas.
It's very interesting to learn that of the Rabbi who said -"I'm right in my own opinion" and to prove it, he said... -I'm right that the stream would change its course. And the stream changed its course. I'm right that I heard a heavenly voice coming along saying I'm right.
And his colleagues don't agree with him. Why? Torah is not in heaven; Torah must be comprehended down here in this world. Reply

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