Sources of Halacha 04 – Shulchan Aruch and Vilna Gaon

Rabbi Triebitz learns through the opinions of Rav Hai Gaon (in the Rosh) and Rabbeinu Yonah. He then looks at how Rav Yosef Karo learns the sources in the Beis Yosef (Orech Chaim 235). He then looks at the Shulchan Aruch (Orech Chaim 235) and the commentaries there.

Rav Triebitz discusses the commentary of the Vilna Gaon on Shulchan Aruch (ibid), which locates the source of the Shulchan Aruch in Chazal. He has a unique way of learning the sources that we have looked at so far.

Finally, there is a book of the customs and halachos of the Vilna Gaon called Maaseh Rav (in siman 65) which shows the Gaon’s opinion l’maaseh.

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