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THE MYSTERIOUS MEMORY LAPSE OF B’NEI BETEIRA (VIDEO)

April 13th, 2022

In 1775, Rav Yaakov Emden published his Shabbat Hagadol Drasha originally delivered in 1730, when he was the rabbi in Emden, Germany. Why did the B’nei Beteira forget a basic halakha relating to Korban Pesach? And why did this episode result in the appointment of Hillel Habavli as head of the Sanhedrin? Rabbi Dunner summarizes Rav Yaakov Emden’s tour-de-force Talmudic discourse in this fabulous shiur, full of incisive insights and fascinating historical vignettes.

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