• August 17, 2022
  • 19 5782, Av
  • פרשת וארא

Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha

Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha

Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores several topics related to bein adam l’Chavero or interpersonal mitzvot and halacha. Among the topics to be covered: causing insult, affront, embarrassment, and shame; charity; maintaining or establishing peace (darchei shalom); putting a stumbling block before the blind; inciting others to sin; rebuking. For each topic we will focus on the opinions of the leading authorities.

October 21, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 1
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Verbal Offense I Words have the power to hurt. Our first topic will be ona’at devarim, offending someone verbally. A link with rabbinic source materials defining what is permitted and what is prohibited has been sent to all participants.

October 28, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 2
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Verbal Offense II

November 4, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 3
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Verbal Offense III

November 11, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 4
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Verbal Offense IV and Flattery I: Our next topic will deal with the opposite of verbal affront: flattery. When is flattery prohibited and how is flattery defined? A link with source materials has been sent to all participants.

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November 18, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 5
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Flattery II

November 25, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 6
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Flattery III

December 2, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 7
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Complimenting and Praising non-Jews I

December 9, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 8
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Complimenting and Praising non-Jews II

December 23, 2009 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interpersonal Mitzvot & Halacha: Lesson 9
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Bein Adam l’Chavero: Interpersonal Mitzvot

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.