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Interpersonal Law

In-depth analysis of Halachic principles and their practical applications

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Expert Torah scholar Rabbi Chaim Rapoport discusses the complex laws and guiding principles governing interpersonal relations.

Public Embarrassment in Halacha
Audio | 55:53
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Public Embarrassment in Halacha
A comprehensive analysis of the prohibition of 'Halbanas Panim'
This class examines the severity of the sin of Halbanas Panim (humiliating another) and its defining parameters.
Public Embarrassment in Halacha, Part 2
A comprehensive analysis of the prohibition of 'Halbanas Panim'
This class continues to examine the severity of the sin of Halbanas Panim (humiliating another) and its defining parameters.
Flattery for a Sinner?
Audio | 44:50
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Flattery for a Sinner?
Is one permitted to praise or compliment someone who has rejected Judaism?
An exploration of the prohibition of ‘chanufah’; honoring or complimenting someone who has rejected Judaism. Citing examples of possible 'chunufah' in Jewish literature and defining the exact parameters of this prohibition.
The Halachic Parameters of Taking Vengeance or Holding a Grudge
Does the Torah command something that is against human nature?
This class explains the prohibition of revenge (nekamah) and the prohibition of bearing a grudge (netirah). Exploring exactly when and how these prohibitions apply, and how it’s possible to bend one's thoughts in a positive direction and avoid these prohibitions.
Disputes and Halacha
Audio | 52:27
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Disputes and Halacha
When is it permitted to instigate a dispute?
This class explores the fascinating topic of arguments in Halacha. Which kind of disputes are permitted and even encouraged, and the permissibility of deviating from an accepted custom if it may lead to a dispute.
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