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גפ”ת 48 – מצוות עשה לא מה שחשבתן

Rabbanit Yael Shimoni / January 21, 2021


Are some mitzvot more important than others? In Masechet Avot, Rebbi answers in the negative, but our sugya (Pesachim 59) seems to be of another mind on the matter with regard to the korban Pesach. Join Rabbanit Yael Shimoni as she explores, through the eyes of Tosafot, whether or not the korban Pesach in an exception in the surprisingly complex world of positive commandments. Watch the shiur (in Hebrew) with its accompanying presentation -


Posted: 01/18/2021

Rabbanit Yael Shimoni

Rabbanit Shimoni has learned at Migdal Oz, Matan, and the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute for Halakhic Leadership at Midreshet Lindenbaum. She holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and a BEd in Torah Shebe’al Peh and Jewish Thought from Herzog College. She is currently studying towards an MA in Jewish Thought Education at Herzog College. Rabbanit Shimoni taught gemara and halakha at Pelech High School and served as a ramit for shana bet at Migdal Oz. She directs Meshivat Nefesh, the online responsa program of the rabbaniyot of Beit Hillel. She is also a plastic artist and member of “A Studio of Her Own.


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