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Talmudic Cloning

Discovering Talmudic Principles

This Talmud course will be exploring and analyzing the second chapter of tractate Kiddushin, which focuses on the principles of the “agent” and the Talmudic debate on ‘Shlichut’.

Talmudic Cloning, Lesson 1
An introduction to the fundamental principles of shlichut—appointing an agent to act in one’s stead.
Talmudic Cloning, Lesson 2
Searching for the Torah source, we analyze the specific biblical phrasing to infer Talmudic legislation.
Talmudic Cloning, Lesson 3
In this lesson we explore the liabilities of the agent and its commissioner—who is to be held responsible?
Talmudic Cloning, Lesson 4
What is the essential mechanism of shlichut (the power of agency)? On the lighter side, can you be in two places at once?
Join the Talmud’s discussion as we explore and debate various selected texts from the vast sea of the Talmud, and gain insight and appreciation of its rich knowledge. This series will help enhance your skills in Talmudic analysis and reasoning, whilst providing a window into the style and language of the Talmud, also known as the Gemara. These courses are taught by Rabbi Binyomin Bitton, an expert Talmudic scholar, who masterfully presents the Talmud’s profound wisdom in a clear, easy to follow, and intellectually stimulating manner.
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