This series examines how an individual’s knowledge of their body and psyche impacts halacha, a fact that demonstrates the tension between that knowledge and rabbinic expertise and authority. The various topics to be considered include a sick person eating on Yom Kippur, the law of Niddah and the application of the mais alai claim within divorce law. This first part is based on Yoma 83a
This series was taught for Drisha Institute and has been uploaded with their approval.
For Part 2 in the series, click here.
For Part 3, click here.