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Ep 55 - Wisdom on Raising the Next Generation (Kiddushin 29b)

Welcome back to another thought-provoking session of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast, where we continue to unravel the complex tapestry of Talmudic law. Listen in as we...

Ep 54 - Responsibilities in Jewish Parenting (Kiddushin 29a)

Unlock the profound obligations a Jewish father holds toward his son as we are guided through a captivating exploration of Talmudic wisdom. This episode unfurls the ta...

Ep 53 - Tales of Generosity and the Complexities of Wealth (Bava Basra 9a)

Unlock the transformative power of charity with us on the Thinking Talmudist Podcast as we navigate the Talmud's teachings on tzedakah and its profound impact on our l...

Ep 52 - Spiritual Kinship of Purim and Yom Kippur: Insights into Prayer, Charity, and Community (Bava Basra 8B)

Join us as we explore the transformative power of prayer on Purim and how it aligns with the essence of Yom Kippur. Listen in as we discuss the importance of humility ...

Ep 51 - Ethical Guidelines for Philanthropy & Charity Collectors (Bava Basra 8B)

Uncover the timeless wisdom of the Talmud as we navigate the intricacies of charity within the Jewish community and the profound values it upholds. This episode reveal...

Ep 50 - National Defense vs. Torah Study: Navigating the Complexities in Judaism (Bava Basra 8a)

Have you ever felt the warmth of giving, or the struggle of deciding when duty calls? As we embark on the festive season of Adar, our hearts swell with stories of kind...

Ep 49 - The Talking Donkey (Avodah Zara 4a)

Unlock the secrets of Talmudic wisdom and discover the fine line between divine anger and mercy. Join us as we navigate the curious tale of Bilaam, an enigmatic figure...

Ep 48 - Judgement for Idolators (Avodah Zara 4a)

Discover the unexpected parallels between Jewish tradition and the natural world as we bring to life a Talmudic metaphor that compares our community dynamics to a scho...

Ep 47 - Hey, Do You Want to Convert to Judaism?! (Avodah Zara 3b)

Embark on a profound exploration of the Talmud's wisdom with us as we uncover the complexities of the Messianic era, the sincerity of conversion, and the role of natio...

Ep 46 - Embracing Accountability and Divine Expectations (Avodah Zara 3a)

Unlock the profound insights of accountability and divine expectations. This episode is a journey through our sacred duties and the weight of carrying them out in both...

Ep 45 - The Hague: Judgement on the Nations (Avodah Zara 2a)

Unlock the mysteries of divine purpose in global affairs with Rabbi Aryeh Wolbe as we take a temporary detour from the discussion about Messiah to explore the intricat...

Ep 44 - The Messianic Era: The Rooster and the Bat (Sanhedrin 98b)

Uncover the profound intricacies of the Messiah as the Talmud (Sanhedrin 98B) reveals a character of unity and enlightenment, destined to reshape our understanding of ...

Ep 43 - Messiah's Arrival and the Challenges of Redemption (Sanhedrin 98b)

Embark on a compelling journey through the intricate maze of Talmudic insights as we decode the enigmatic era preceding the arrival of the Messiah—Chevlei Mashiach. To...

Ep 42 - Charity, Shabbat Observance, and the Journey of Jewish Identity (Shabbos 118a)

Unlock the wisdom of Talmudic teachings as we journey through the complexities of charity, the sanctity of Shabbat, and the nuances of rabbinic authority. We delve int...

Ep 41 - Messiah ... Riding on a Donkey?! (Sanhedrin 98a)

Join us as we navigate the fascinating Talmudic texts that grapple with the anticipated arrival of the Messiah, an enigma cloaked in prophecy and expectation. Our jour...

Ep 40 - The Prophetic Times of the Messiah (Sanhedrin 98a)

Are the signs pointing towards the imminent arrival of the Messiah all around us? Could the current world chaos be a divine call to action? Join us as we unpack these ...

Ep 39 - The Sacred Light: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Menorah (Shabbos 22a)

Get ready to shine a light on the rich teachings of the Talmud as we unpack the nuances of Chanukah and Mitzvahs. Unearth the importance of the menorah’s placement rel...

Ep. 38 - What Will Bring The Messiah? (Sanhedrin 97b)

Welcome to the latest installment of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast, where we continue our exploration of the advent of Messiah, emphasizing the pivotal role of repent...

Ep. 37 - Messiah's Arrival: When will it be? (Sanhedrin 97a)

Join us as we explore the concept of the times of Messiah and the identifiers on the Thinking Talmudist. We discuss the purpose of Messiah's arrival, how the prayer Al...

Ep. 36 - Braving the Pre-Messianic Storm (Sanhedrin 96b)

Are we already living in the pre-Messianic era?" This thought-provoking question serves as the jumping-off point for our deep exploration through the teachings of the ...

Ep. 35 - The Dog-Faced Generation in the Times of Messiah (Sanhedrin 96b)

Do we truly understand the role the Talmud plays in our spiritual, Torah-led lives? Join us as we explore the profound importance that studying the Talmud holds. Rabbi...

Ep. 34 - Personal Spirituality in the Digital Age (Rosh Hashanah 16b)

Can our relationship with God be measured solely by our attendance at the synagogue? Or is it the daily nurturing of that bond that truly matters? This episode seeks t...

Ep. 33 - The Tale of a Baker and Divine Judgment (Rosh Hashanah 16a)

Prepare to uncover the profound truths and traditions of the High Holidays as we explore its significant aspects. We promise you'll gain a deeper understanding of the ...

Ep. 32 - Repentance, Parenthood, and Resurrection (Yoma 86a)

Prepare to be enlightened as we journey together through the transformative power of repentance, the trust placed in our children, and the profound concept of resurrec...

Ep. 31 - The Power and Promise of Repentance (Yoma 86a)

Discover the profound power of repentance in Judaism and unlock the potential it holds in healing the world on this episode of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast. Promise ...

Ep. 30 - When They Cried, He Laughed! (Makkos 24a)

Prepare to have your understanding of the Torah broadened and deepened as we journey through the intricate interconnections of all 613 commandments. We promise an enli...

Ep. 29 - Unraveling the Art of Kindness and Leadership (Taanis 21b)

In this episode of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast (Ep. 29), Rabbi Aryeh Wolbe explores the teachings from the story about Rabbi Elazar Ben Rav Shimon from Taanis 21b. ...

Ep. 28 - The Sage & The Ugly Man (Taanis 21a)

In this episode of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast (Ep. 28), Rabbi Aryeh Wolbe learns the Talmud from Tractate Taanis 21a and discusses the story of Rabbi Elazar son Re...

Ep. 27 - I Identify as a High Priest (Shabbos 31a)

In this episode of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast (Ep. 27), Rabbi Aryeh Wolbe learns the Talmud from Tractate Shabbos 31a and discusses the story of a convert who appr...

Ep. 26 - Written Torah But Not Oral + Q&A (Shabbos 31a)

In this episode of the Thinking Talmudist Podcast (Ep. 26), Rabbi Aryeh Wolbe learns the Talmud from Tractate Shabbos 31a and discusses the greatness of Hillel, the le...

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