Friday, November 22, 2013

Audio Shiur: Parshat Vayeshev - The Avot, Keeping the Torah and the Land of Israel + Bonus Old JN Parshah piece too!

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Vayeshev - The Avot, Keeping the Torah and the Land of Israel

A minor detail in the story of Yehudah and Tamar leads us to the question of whether the Avot kept the entire Torah, the famous position of Ramban, and then the larger argument over whether Jews fundamentally were intended to keep the Torah outside of the Land of Israel. After all, according to Ramban, Yaakov Avinu didn't think so.





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JN Bonus!
Here's an old piece that I wrote on Vayeshev for the Detroit Jewish News in 5765: