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48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #16

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #16, “Limited marital relations” Some...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #15b

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #15, “Limited Business” The list of 48 ways...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #15

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #15, “Mishnah” Mishnah has two connotations:...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #14

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #14, “Scripture” Rabbi Avraham Yaffen...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #13

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #13, “Deliberation” Deliberation — a...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #12

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #12, “Exchanges with students” Show me a...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #11

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #11, “Interaction with colleagues” It is...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #10

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #10, “Serving the Sages” The tenth way of...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #9

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #9, “Purity” The alert reader will notice...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #9

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #9, “Joy” Rabbi Isaac Orlansky (1898-c.1992)...