Machshavah Lab

What is Kareis? Part 1 (Saadia Gaon, Ibn Ezra, Rashi, Tosafos)

May 11, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 8 Episode 5
Machshavah Lab
What is Kareis? Part 1 (Saadia Gaon, Ibn Ezra, Rashi, Tosafos)
Show Notes

This evening (5/11/22), in our aptly named "Chumash Exploration," we began learning the Abravanel's hidden miniature treatise (in Parashas Shelach) on kareis, in which he surveys all the views of his predecessors and expresses his objections to them, and then presents his own view. Tonight we made it through the first three views: (1) Saadia Gaon and Ibn Ezra, (2) Rashi, and (3) Tosafos. We have three more views to go before we get to the Abravanel's!
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מקורות:
אברנבאל - במדבר טו:כז-לא
רש"י - בראשית ט:ה
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות סנהדרין והעונשין המסורין להם יט:א-ב
אבות ה:א
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