Sources of Halacha 05 – Rambam and Vilna Gaon

Rabbi Triebitz moves on to the next part of the Talmud Berachos 2a, and Rabban Gamliel’s children. Do Chachamim agree with Rabban Gamliel, or disagree? Is there a Rabbinic prohibition to read Shema after midnight, or is the fence only l’chatichila?

Rambam Hilchos Kerias Shema 1:10 is quoted by the Shulchan Aruch. The Vilna Gaon in his commentary on Shulchan Aruch claims that the source of Rambam is the Yerushalmi. Rabbi Triebitz shows that this cannot be the case, and finds the real source of Rambam’s halacha.

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