Rambam Bekius

Bizui Talmidei Chachamim (Hilchos Talmud Torah 6:11)

May 10, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 8 Episode 8
Rambam Bekius
Bizui Talmidei Chachamim (Hilchos Talmud Torah 6:11)
Show Notes

This afternoon (5/10/22), in our Rambam Bekius chavurah, we attempted to understand what the Rambam might mean by "bizui" in his discussion of being mevazeh talmidei chachamim. We developed our answer based on how the term is used in Tanach and by Chazal before looking at how the Rambam, himself, uses the term elsewhere. We came away with an approach which will likely be tested as we go through these next halachos.
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות תלמוד תורה ו:יא
במדבר טו:ל-לא
תרגום אונקלוס - שם
תורה תמימה - שם
ספר השורשים לרד"ק - ב.ז.ה.
שמואל ב' יב:א-ט
אסתר א:יז-יח
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר המדע, הלכות תשובה ג:ח,יד
רמב"ם - הקדמה למשנה
R' Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, Remarks Made to RIETS Rabbinic Alumni, a.k.a. "Surrendering to the Almighty", a.k.a. "Talmud Torah and Kabbalas Ol Malchus Shamayim"

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