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0:00 - Why do we count the Omer the way we do? 2:30 - Why do we ask slicha from Avinu and mechila from Malkenu in the Amidah? 4:00 - Is there a particular metaphysical view that Judaism takes? 8:00 - Can you recommend books on Biblical Archeology? 14:00 - How is our sensitivity to animals related with their state of “thrown off to chance?” 18:00 - How far did Moshe’s knowledge reach during the giving of the Torah? 19:30 - What does the Rav means with the Shechina is a nivrah? 20:30 - Why isn’t the reward of the world to come greatly emphasized in the written Torah? 25:30 - How does the Ramchal understands ‘Nachas Ruach’ in Mesilas Yesharim? 32:30 - Does the language and information given in the Torah help us to interpret Hashem? 37:30 - Did the Rambam know Kabbalah? 39:30 - The Rambam in the Guide says that the sages could have made mistakes in scientific matters, do we accept that position? Does the Talmud arrive to the right religious conclusion? 46:00 - What’s considered sufficient proof to bring an allegorical interpretation? 53:00 - Is there a prohibition to have certain beliefs?
Having received his Ph.D. in mathematical logic at Brandeis University, Rabbi Dr. Dovid Gottlieb went on to become Professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University. Today he is a senior faculty member at Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem. An accomplished author and lecturer, Rabbi Gottlieb has electrified audiences with his stimulating and energetic presentations on ethical and philosophical issues.
In Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Dr. Gottlieb, we are invited to explore the most fascinating and elemental concepts of Jewish Philosophy.
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