PIRKEI AVOT 19 – WHAT’S EASY? WHAT’S DIFFICULT?

September 2nd, 2020

This shiur is dedicated to Yitzchak ben Shia Getzel, for hatzlacha in all his endeavors.

Rabbi Dunner continues with the first mishna of the second chapter in Pirkei Avot, as Rabbi Yehuda HaNassi offers sage advice to those who think that they have it all worked out.

“Never treat a simple mitzva like a complex mitzva,” he says — but he doesn’t define either.

Rabbi Dunner steps in to offer a backdrop to Rebbi’s ambiguous statement — a backdrop that will turn your worldview upside down.

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