• December 4, 2022
  • 10 5783, Kislev
  • פרשת וישלח

Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3

Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3

This class will examine the unique and unusual topics in the gemara and in halacha that were pertinent during the dark and challenging times of the Holocaust. Examples include giving ones life to save another, and fulfilling mitzvot in times of extreme constraint. We will also study different historical cases that arose with regard to this topic up until the Holocaust.

January 13, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 1
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Ownership of property stolen by the Nazis

January 20, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 2
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January 27, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 3
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Eating a human body for survival

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February 3, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 4
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The Torah’s view on cremation

February 10, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 5
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Can one save himself by hurting his friends property

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February 17, 2010 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Responsa on the Holocaust Part 3: Lesson 6
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Saying Kidush Friday night, Shabbos day and the 4 cups Pesach night if one does not have wine. How about tea?

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Rabbi Yehoshua Geller received Smicha from Rav Mordechai Elefant zt"l and the ITRI Yeshiva, where he was a Talmid for many years. He served as the Rosh Beit Medrash of the English Speakers' Program at the Jerusalem College of Technology/Machon Lev, Rabbi Geller has also taught at Yeshivat Yam HaTalmud and Yeshivat Hamivtar. Rabbi Geller holds an M.A. in Hebrew Studies.