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Are you A Salad or a Dough? Two Definitions of Marriage

The Secret of the Three Women's Mitzvos Holding Up the Jewish Home

1 hr 23 min

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The women's class was presented on Tuesday, Parshas Korach, 1 Tammuz, 5780, June 23, 2020, streaming live from Rabbi Jacobson's home in Monsey, NY

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    Moshe -4 years ago

    "First comes love, then comes marriage then comes...."

    The singularity of  bikurim, the first  fig was compared to the singularity of  the person before marriage.

    The "harkava schinsyis", the admixture of two items, still distinct and retractable, like the bundles of wheat or  the salad, was compared to the new couple upon  marriage. 

    The "harkava misgis", the new creation, the chemical compound created from two items, where those items are no longer distinct, but have formed an irrectactible new third item, the dough, was compared to the ultimate marriage where the two have become one

    I would add that that the third level,  the harkava misgis   the irretractable new creation, where each has contributed but the new creation conceals and compounds the individual contributions,  not mentioned in  the  shiur,  is the child.

    And then that child grows up to be a new singularity, etc etc

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    Keisha Bender -4 years ago

    Even though a woman was also made in the likeness and image of The Holy One, bless His Holy Name, and with His Holy Spirit, why can the woman not lead and certain services, dutie, and mitzvos.

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    Sara Metzger -4 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    the Oneness of challah much easier to achieve than oneness of two people

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      Sara -4 years ago

      Both individuals need to want it more than anything, and that is when it works...1 plus 1 becomes 1. With flour and water there is no resistance to the combination.

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    Esther Kazarnovsky -4 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    Was not able to get ion through yeshiva.net. I had a link via an email. It was great! Thank you!

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    Shaindy Kurzmann -4 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    Ah, I might retract that question...

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Korach Women's Class

Rabbi YY Jacobson

  • June 23, 2020
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  • 1 Tamuz 5780
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Dedicated in loving memory of Masha bas Rochel, in honor of her yartzeit, 1 Tammuz

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