Sources of Halacha 02 – R”I and Rabbeinu Tam

Rabbi Triebitz reviews the position of the R”I discussed last week. He shows from the Talmud in Nida 9b whether one may rely on a minority opinion in an emergency situation or not.

He then explains and discusses the opinion of Rabbeinu Tam (Berachos 2a“>Berachos 2a) that one may recite the Shema after plag hamincha. This is a radical position, and requires explanation.

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