The Mishlei Podcast

Mishlei 21:14 - Secret Gifts, Bribes, and Anger (BONUS - Some Basic Halachos of Tzedakah)

December 23, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 6 Episode 60
The Mishlei Podcast
Mishlei 21:14 - Secret Gifts, Bribes, and Anger (BONUS - Some Basic Halachos of Tzedakah)
Show Notes

No, this isn't a mistaken upload!

This morning (12/23/21), during our usual Mishlei time, we had a session of Rambam Bekius! Since the last two pesukim we learned were about how to relate and how not to relate to the poor, and since Mishlei was written to make Torah more accessible, we thought it would be appropriate to familiarize ourselves with some basic halachos of tzedakah. This was not intended to be a comprehensive practical halacha shiur; rather, it was intended to supply the Torah context for our pesukim in Mishlei. I'm uploading this on the Rambam Bekius podcast and the Mishlei podcast since it relates to both.

משלי כא:יג-יד
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר זרעים, הלכות מתנות עניים ז:א בדפוס
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר זרעים, הלכות מתנות עניים ז:א-ז; י:ד-ה
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר שופטים, הלכות מלכים ומלחמות י:יב

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