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The Great Search

Discovering Talmudic Principles

This three-part Talmud series will be exploring and analyzing the first chapter of tractate Pesachim, focusing on the mitzvah of searching and disposing of all chametz on the eve of Pesach— leading to the discovery of three fundamental principles related to speech, rent and mitzvah performance. Just in time for Pesach!

Talmudic Principles on Searching for Chametz
The day preceding Passover we are enjoined to search and remove all chametz from our possession. Join the Talmud’s discussion in analyzing the choice terminology used in the Mishnah in addressing Bedikat Chametz (searching for chometz), which will reveal a powerful lesson in communication.
Talmudic Principles on Searching for Chametz
In discussing the proper time for searching the chametz we encounter a broader Talmudic principle to hasten the performance of a mitzvah, which leads to a beautiful discussion.
Talmudic Principles on Searching for Chametz
Who is responsible for searching and removing the Chametz in a rented home? Join the discussion in analyzing the two sides of the argument.
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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