7/27/19 - Show 230 - Gedolim and Jewish Leaders

Should we put them on a pedestal and deify them, or see them as human with the possibility of foibles and errors? Is infallibility a Jewish or Christian concept?
A look back at the banned Sefer "The Making of a Godol"

with Rabbi Shimon Szimonowitz - Rosh Machon Aleh Zayis - 28:15
with Dr. Chaim Waxman, Professor Hadassa College, Brother-in-Law of R' Nosson Kamenetzky, Z"L- 1:10:00
with Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin - Head of Chinuch, NCSY, Columnist, Mishpacha Magazine - 1:36:30 

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7/20/19 - Show 229 - Pets in Halacha and Haskafah

Should we own a dog? The recent ban in Eretz Yisroel to dog ownership, Mukzah, Hotzaah, Feeding, Neutering, and many more Shailos

with Rabbi Eliezer Eisenberg - Director, Bais Vaad LaChachamim, Chicago - 15:30
with Rabbi Chaim Jachter - Rav, Shaarei Orah, Teaneck, NJ - 36:15
with Rabbi Dr. Nathan Slifkin -  Director, The Biblical Museum of Natural History, Beit Shemesh - 1:29:00

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7/13/19 - Show 228 - Ethiopian Jews’ Protests Challenge Racism in Israel

Why are they protesting? Why is the young generation going off the Derech? Understanding Rav Ovadia Yosef's historic Psak in support of Ethiopian Jewish identity

**Guest hosted by Rabbi Benyamin Goldschmidt** - Assistant Rabbi, Park East Synagogue

with Rabbi Dr. Benny Lau - Rav of Ramban Shul, Author and biographer of Rav Ovadia Yosef - 11:30
with MK Pnina Tamano- Shata - First Ethiopian woman to serve as a member of Knesset (Blue & White Party) - 45:30
with Rabbi Sharon Shalom - Rav of "Kedoshei Yisroel" in Kiryat Gat - Author of "From Sinai to Ethiopia" - 1:01:30

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7/6/19 - Show 227 - Sports in Halacha

Playing contact sports, going to games, following and cheering pro teams, idolizing sports heroes, Moshav Leitzim, and many other Halachos regarding sports

with Rabbi Zev Leff - Rav Moshav Matisyahu - 16:00
with Rabbi Mordechai Becher - Gateways Lecturer, Rebbe in YU - 38:25
with Rabbi Shea Chaitofsky - Menahel, Torah Ore - 1:24:15
with Rabbi Yosef Viener - Rav of Khal Sha'ar HaShomayim in Monsey - 1:38:00 

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