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Podcasts of “Multitasking and Mitzvot”

Are you always busy, juggling a million different commitments? Do you wonder how to set priorities within all the different opportunities and tasks that come your way? We will explore the Talmudic principle of “oseik b’mitzvah” the exemption from certain mitzvot for one who has a prior commitment to a different mitzvah. Through close readings of the relevant Talmudic passages and their medieval and modern commentaries, we will use this concept to examine how we can set priorities in our own busy lives.

Taught by Sara Wolkenfeld, summer 2014

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Click here to listen to session 2.

Click here to listen to session 3.

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