Audio Roundup 2022:47

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by Joel Rich

At what point in Jewish history did the concept of halacha as an objective ethical standard (max and min) vs a floor become a topic of discussion (consciously or subconsciously)? Example –is slavery presumed to be an existential institution supported by halacha or an institution which must be dealt with halachically but not encouraged?

During the early stagrs of Covid, some rannis mentioned the contrast with the rampant materialism of many pre-covid celebrations. Has anyone noticed any communities where , on average there have been ongoing, noticeable cutbacks?

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About Joel Rich

Joel Rich is a frequent wannabee cyberspace lecturer on various Torah topics. A Yerushalmi formerly temporarily living in West Orange, NJ, his former employer and the Social Security administration support his Torah listening habits. He is a recovering consulting actuary.

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