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Sanhedrin 89

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 13, 2017 | כ״ג בתשרי תשע״ח

Further conditions are brought under which the rebellious elder can get killed.  There is a debate about how his death is publicized.  Details regarding false prophets and those who don’t listen to prophecies are brought.  Three types of cases receive strangulation and another three are killed by God.  The derivations of these cases as well as…

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Sanhedrin 91

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 15, 2017 | כ״ה בתשרי תשע״ח

The rabbis bring various sources (some in the context of debates against non Jews) to prove from the Torah that there is resurrection of the dead.

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Sanhedrin 92

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 16, 2017 | כ״ו בתשרי תשע״ח

More sources are brought to prove that there will be resurrection of the dead.  In addition, other sources are brought which indicate things that will be in the world to come.  The gemara brings the verses in Ezekiel where Ezekiel brings the bones back to life.  Various interpretations are brought to explain whether he really resurrected the…

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Sanhedrin 93

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 17, 2017 | כ״ז בתשרי תשע״ח

Various details about verses relating to Chanania, Mishael and Azaria are brought and discussed.

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Sanhedrin 94

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 18, 2017 | כ״ח בתשרי תשע״ח

The story of the battle between Hizkiyahu and Sancheriv is discussed in detail, beginning with the tradition that Hizkiyahu was meant to be the messiah but was deemed unworthy for not showing thanks to God.  In the context of the description of the story, the gemara uses it as a platform to stress the importance…

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Sanhedrin 95

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 19, 2017 | כ״ט בתשרי תשע״ח

Sancheriv had the opportunity to destroy Jerusalem also but he delayed and missed his chance.  The day he got to Jerusalem was the last day to finish up the punishments relating to the city of Nov but he waited until the next morning and therefore didn’t succeed.  The gemara diverges to King David’s punishment for what…

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Sanhedrin 96

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 20, 2017 | ל׳ בתשרי תשע״ח

The story of Sancherib’s death is described.  How did Avraham beat te four kings?  Why do evil people live good lives?  An example is brought from Nechuchadnetzer.  A story is told of Nevuzaradin, the army officer of the Babylonians, who got to the temple and saw the blood of Zecharia boiling.  As a result he kills many…

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Sanhedrin 98

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 22, 2017 | ב׳ במרחשוון תשע״ח

Will the Mashiach come because the people have returned to God or will it come regardless of that?  Will it come either for a generation of people who are all good or are all bad?  What are signs of events that will precede the coming of that mashiach?  Some rabbis say they know the mashiach will come…

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Sanhedrin 99

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 23, 2017 | ג׳ במרחשוון תשע״ח

How long will the time of the mashiach be?  What type of people will not have a part in olam haba?

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Sanhedrin 100

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 24, 2017 | ד׳ במרחשוון תשע״ח

What is the definition of an Apikoris?  What is the definition of one who disgraces the Torah?  What is the definition of “external literature” that if one reads it, one does not get a portion in the world to come, according to Rabbi Akiva?

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