Matthew 23

2. Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: [In Moses’ seat, &c.] this is to be understood rather of the legislative seat (or chair), than of the merely doctrinal: and Christ here asserts the authority of the magistrate, and persuadeth to obey him in lawful things. Concerning the chairs of the Sanhedrim there is mention made in Bab. Succah: “There were at … Continue reading Matthew 23

Fast of Tisha Be’av / Falls Out on Motza’ei Shabbat

Those Who are Obligated and Exempt from the Fast of Tisha Be’av and their Status when Tisha Be’av Falls Out on Motza’ei Shabbat Someone Ill with a Non-Life-Threatening Illness, An Elderly Person, and a Woman who has Recently Given Birth One who is ill (meaning when one is actually bedridden and the like, even if the illness is not life-threatening) is exempt from fasting on … Continue reading Fast of Tisha Be’av / Falls Out on Motza’ei Shabbat