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Chapter 5 Audio Classes

Ten Utterances of Creation
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
The world was created with ten utterances. What does this come to teach us? Certainly, it could have been created with a single utterance.
The Virtue of Teshuvah
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
The virtue of Teshuvah: Making a change in your life and turning things around.
Why Ten? Part I
Audio | 45:15
Why Ten?
Part 1 of 4 - Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
Explore creation and the implication of the words: “The world was created by means of ten Divine utterances.”
Why Ten? Part II
Audio | 33:51
Why Ten?
Part 2 of 4 - Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
Explore creation and the implication of the words: “The world was created by means of ten Divine utterances.”
Why Ten Part III
Audio | 48:15
Why Ten
Part 3 of 4 - Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
Explore creation and the implication of the words: “The world was created by means of ten Divine utterances.”
Why Ten Part IV
Audio | 55:27
Why Ten
Part 4 of 4 - Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:1
Explore creation and the implication of the words: “The world was created by means of ten Divine utterances.”
Miracles and Trials
Audio | 52:32
Miracles and Trials
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:3
With ten tests our father Abraham was tested and he withstood them all--in order to make known how great our father Abraham’s love [for G-d] was.
Ten Miracles in Egypt
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:4
Ten miracles were performed for our forefathers in Egypt, and another ten at the sea. Ten afflictions were wrought by G-d upon the Egyptians in Egypt, and another ten at the sea.
Ten Tests
Audio | 51:45
Ten Tests
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:4
With ten tests our forefathers tested G-d in the desert, as is stated (Numbers 14:22), "They tested Me these ten times, and did not hearken to My voice."
Ten Miracles in the Holy Temple (1)
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:5
Ten miracles were performed for our forefathers in the Holy Temple.
Ten Miracles in the Holy Temple (2)
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:5
Ten miracles were performed for our forefathers in the Holy Temple.
Ten Miracles in the Holy Temple (3)
Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:5
Ten miracles were performed for our forefathers in the Holy Temple.
Four Types of People 1
Part 1: Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:10
There are four types of people: One who says, "What is mine is yours, and what is yours is mine" is a boor. One who says "What is mine is mine, and what is yours is yours" -- this is a median characteristic; others say that this is the character of a Sodomite.
Four Types of People 2
Part 2: Ethics of Our Fathers: Avot 5:10
One who says, "What is mine is yours, and what is yours is yours" is a chassid (pious person). And one who says "What is mine is mine, and what is yours is mine" is wicked.
Ethics of the Fathers is a tractate of the Mishna that details the Torah's views on ethics and interpersonal relationships. Enjoy insights, audio classes and stories on these fascinating topics.