Jewish Heritage Tour of Russia 2019, Part 1 of 5
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Shiur given on a bus in Moscow. Rabbi Schachter discusses Rabbis Chaim Berlin, Moshe Feinstein, Yechezkel Abramsky, Moshe Tzvi Neriah, Yaakov Mazeh, Yehudah Leib Levin, and Yaakov Kleimus. Why was Rabbi C Berlin in Moscow instead of Volozhin? Why did R Moshe move to Moscow? How did R Moshe allow women to use a swimming pool as a mikveh? How did R Moshe become a expert in mathematics? Why was R Y Abramsky arrested? How did R Y Mazeh become a lawyer? How did he explain why a gentile is not considered a adam? How did he defend Judaism in the Beilis trial? Why did he like the Gr"a? Why did R Kleimus want to accept a get while the Chazon Ish refused? Where was the kingdom of the Kuzarim? Why did communists believe in spontaneous generation?