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Maharal Mishna

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Chapter 3: Mishna 7: Part 4 By Rabbi Shaya Karlinsky In the first chapter of Berachoth (6a) it is taught “Ravin bar Ada said in the name of Rebbi Yitzchak: What is the source that when ten people pray, the Divine Presence resides among them? As it is written ‘Elokim stands in a Divine gathering…’ […]

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Chapter 3: Mishna 6: Part 2 This idea (that one who is intimately connected to G-d escapes the limitations and control imposed upon him by physical systems) is embodied in the statement of Rabbi Yossi (Tr. Avodah Zarah 5a): “The Jewish people accepted the Torah [only] so that the Angel of Death, other nation[s], and […]

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Maharal Mishna Talmud Torah

Maharal – Chapter 3: Mishna 6: Part 1

Chapter 3: Mishna 6: Part 1 Rabbi Nechunia ben HaKannah says: Anyone who subjects himself to (imposes upon himself)the burden of Torah has the burden of the government (bureaucracy) and the burden of livelihood removed from him. And anyone who releases himself from the burden of Torah has the burdens of government and of livelihood […]