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48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #36

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #36, “Taking no joy from issuing halachic...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #35

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #35, “Loving integrity” Arrogance is like...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #34

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #34, “Shunning honors” Who and what...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #33

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #33, “Loving integrity” If I love integrity...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #32

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #32, “Loving reproof” Who likes to be told...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #31b

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #31(b), “Loving acts of charity” The list of...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #31

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #31, “Loving G-d’s creatures” Given all...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #30

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #30, “Loving the Omnipresent” In a memoir of...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #29

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #29, “Being beloved” The Kotzker Rebbe said:...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #28

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #28, “Claim no credit” An old joke runs like...