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The Oral Tradition of the Written Law 01

This series of shiurim is sponsored anonymously and is l’ilui nishmat Michael Yirmiyahu (Jeremy) haCohen Barkan.

In this series of shiurim Rabbi Triebitz will examine how Chazal viewed the Written Torah and how it developed.
The starting point is the Talmud in Gittin 60a where there is an argument between Rabbi Yochanan and Reish Lakish about how the Torah was given. Rabbi Yochanan says it was given as separate scrolls, and Reish Lakish says it was given as a complete document.

Rabbi Triebitz then moves on to look at Temurah 15b and Sukkah 20a.

He also uses the Epistle (Iggeret) of Rav Sherira Gaon


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