OU TORAHDedicated by the Jacobs and Chill Families in Memory of Harold and Pearl Jacobs
Dora Bas Rivka Silver O'H
Contrast of the Oral Torah and the Written Torah, and the concept of chiddush
Shiur #19 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.
Content Description: Verse 2:1. Bais HaLevi on the infinite quality of Torah she-b’al peh, and the continual creation and development of it, in contrast to the precise and structured written Torah. Shlah HaKadosh – chiddush is discovery now of that which was already given to Moshe Rabbeinu.
Citations: Besides the commentaries related to Mishlei, the following commentaries are also included in this shiur: Bais HaLevi al haTorah (Shemos 19:5), found in the source packets on pages 1-2, and Shlah HaKadosh (Toldos Adam – Bais Chochmah Tlisa’ah) found in the source packets on pages 2-3.