Jewish Mutual Responsibility For Each Other
The sages teach us that all Jews are mutually responsible for each other – kol yisrael areivim zeh lazeh. This principle has ritual implications (performing mitzvot for the benefit of others) and ethical implications (bearing responsibility for the sins of others). Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores this topic including: When do you bear guilt for someone else’s sins? When can you recite a blessing or perform another mitzvah for the benefit of someone else?
Jewish Mutual Responsibility For Each Other: Lesson 2
Last week we surveyed the opinions of the great Rabbis who hold that the obligation to protest evil depends on the possibility of eliminating the evil behavior of others. This week we survey the opinions of those who require us to protest even when it is clear that our protest will be fruitless.
Jewish Mutual Responsibility For Each Other: Lesson 4
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.