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KMTT - the Torah Podcast

Apr 28, 2022

Kedoshim | לא תקום ולא תטור - Vengeance AND/OR/ON ACCOUNT OF Bearing a Grudge, by Rav Yitzchak Etshalom

The crescendo of laws governing interpersonal relationships is undoubtedly "You shall love your fellow as yourself" - ואהבת לרעך כמוך. This command is prefaced with an unusual pair of...

Apr 28, 2022

Parashat Acharei Mot - Kedoshim with Rav Dovid Gottlieb

#1 - Classical Commentators - The Timeless Message of Sa'ir HaMishtaleach
#2 - Contemporary Commentators - Understanding the Mitzvah of Rebuke: Hashem's Policeman or Loving Brother?
#3 - Midrash - "Kedoshim Tihiyu" - 3 Insights from the Midrash
#4 - Sparks of...

Apr 26, 2022

Yom HaAtzma'ut | מדיניות ומדינה - Statecraft and State, by Rav Yitzchak Etshalom

Proper appreciation not only for the miracle of Jewish statehood but for the significance of the state in the larger scope of Jewish destiny and legacy is a vital preface to understanding the role of thanksgiving to Hashem for...

Apr 25, 2022

Yom HaShoah | Rav Asher Weiss on Emuna, by Rav Dovid Gottlieb

What are the three things we must teach about the Shoah?

Apr 11, 2022

Pesach | As if We Came Out from Egypt - The Pedagogy of the Pilgrimage Festivals, by Rav Alan Haber

What does it mean that we are to see ourselves as if WE left Egypt? Why does the Torah describe the 3 Regalim (Pilgrimage Festivals) in primarily agricultural terms? Why do we tell the story of the Exodus when bringing...