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Rabbi Akiva Shavuaton: From Pauper to Anti-Welfare Crusader?

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Apr 26, 2021
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58 min 43 sec
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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Emunah 
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References: Nedarim: 50A Ketuvot: 62B Ketuvot: 63A Pesachim: 112A Nedarim: 50B Chagiga: 9B Berachot: 60B Berachot: 61B Bava Batra: 10A 

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Rabbi Akiva spent much of his life as a pauper, before becoming fabulously wealthy. How could he have said that poverty is a beautiful adornment for a Jew, and how could he have told his son not to pursue tzedakah even if he needed it for Shabbat?

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