- Rabbi Dr. Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff
- Duration: 1 hr 55 min
Slaves Owned by Jews. Torah Reading Using a Chumash as an Aid. Did Rav Soloveitchik Sit for Havdalah? Rav Menashe Klein's Responsum in Mishne Halachot Volume 13, Number 173: Certificates of Authenticity for Those Who Collect Money for Charities
- 1 hr 31 min 57 sec
Lack of responsa on halakhic status of slaves freed in the U.S. Ba'al Kria using a Chumash as an aid. Relying on what we saw Tzadikim do in making halakhic decisions compared to concept of Ma'aseh Rav. Rav Soloveitchik sitting during havdalah, both yes and no. The Rav asking his grandfather, R. Eliyahu Feinstein (Reb Elye Pruzhaner), about Kriat HaTorah. Other Torah reading examples plus reading Megillat Ruth from a scroll. Barry Liberman story. Rav Menashe on providing certificates of authenticity for charity collectors. Photographing the collectors. The community should be checked not the collectors. Rambam Aidut 3:1. Chareidim in Israeli Universities. Rav Rakeffet's car loan. Bava Basra 9a is not applicable. R' Leib Irons. Agnon story.
- R' Moshe Feinstein's Opinion About Community Federations Which Collect and Distribute Charity But Are Run by Members of Reform and Conservative. R' Menashe Klein Mishneh Halakhot Responsum 16:68 on the Certification of Charity Collectors