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Cooking Made Simple

Discovering Talmudic Principles

This five-part Talmud series will be exploring and analyzing the second chapter of tractate Beitzah and the third chapter of tractate Pesachim, focusing on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a Rabbinic legal procedure allowing one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat.

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Cooking Made Simple, Lesson 1
Join the Talmud’s stimulating discussion on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a rabbinic legal device that allows one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat.
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Cooking Made Simple, Lesson 2
Join the Talmud’s stimulating discussion on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a rabbinic legal device that allows one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat.
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1:11:07
Cooking Made Simple, Lesson 3
Join the Talmud’s stimulating discussion on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a rabbinic legal device that allows one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat. In this we class we are introduced to the Talmudic principle of “expect some guests” when cooking on yom tov.
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59:16
Cooking Made Simple, Lesson 4
Join the Talmud’s stimulating discussion on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a rabbinic legal device that allows one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat. In this we class we explore practical ramifications to the differing approaches in defining the Eruv Tavshilin mechanism.
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1:04:30
Cooking Made Simple, Lesson 5
Join the Talmud’s stimulating discussion on the mechanism of the ‘Eruv Tavshilin’—a rabbinic legal device that allows one to cook on the Holiday for the upcoming Shabbat. We are introduced to two opinions from the Rishonim (medieval scholars) in understanding this Talmud, which has implication for when the Eruv can be done. Finally, we examine the meaning of the word Eruv in this context.
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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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