תגית: Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Avot – chapter 6 – 5778

Pirkei Avot – chapter 6 – 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon The first of the 48 ways to obtain Torah found in the 6th chapter of Avot is "Talmud"-study. In other words to obtain Torah you must learn it! We would have expected the Mishna… Continue Reading "Pirkei Avot – chapter 6 – 5778"

Pirkei Avot – chapter 5 – 5778

Pirkei Avot – chapter 5 – 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon The Mishnah in Avot talks of the four types of charity givers: אַרְבַּע מִדּוֹת בְּנוֹתְנֵי צְדְקָה. הָרוֹצֶה שֶׁיִּתֵּן וְלֹא יִתְּנוּ אֲחֵרִים – עֵינוֹ רָעָה בְּשֶׁל אֲחֵרִים. יִתְּנוּ אֲחֵרִים וְהוּא לֹא יִתֵּן – עֵינוֹ רָעָה… Continue Reading "Pirkei Avot – chapter 5 – 5778"

Pirkei Avot – fourth chapter 5778

Pirkei Avot – fourth chapter 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon Rabbi Yaakov, quoted in the fourth chapter of Pirkei Avot, was the teacher of the editor of the Mishna, Rabbi Yehuda Hanassi. He is quoted in two mishnayot that should be read as one. רַבִּי… Continue Reading "Pirkei Avot – fourth chapter 5778"

Pirkei Avot – second chapter 5778

Pirkei Avot – second chapter 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon The second chapter of Pirkei Avot ends with Rabbi Tarphon, who was a student of Rabbi Yochanan Ben Zakai. הוּא הָיָה אוֹמֵר ,לאֹ עָלֶיךָ הַמְּלָאכָה לִגְּמוֹר ,וְּלאֹ אַתָה בֶן חוֹרִין לִבָטֵל מִמֶנָה .אִם לָמַדְּתָ תוֹרָה… Continue Reading "Pirkei Avot – second chapter 5778"

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