OU TORAHDedicated by the Jacobs and Chill Families in Memory of Harold and Pearl Jacobs
Dora Bas Rivka Silver O'H
Does Torah learning weaken a person?
Shiur #29 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.
Content Description: Mishlei verse 2:7. Explanations of “Torah mateshes kocho shel adam.” Possible opposite conclusion from the Zohar Chodosh; several approaches to explain the apparent contradiction.
Citations: Besides the commentaries related to Mishlei, the following sources are also referenced in this shiur: Gemara Bava Metsia 84a with Rashi and Maharsha, found in the source packet on page 1, and Zohar Chodosh, found in the source packet on pages 1-2, and Chiddushei HaRitva, Maseches Yuma 28b, found in the source packet on page 2, and Teshuvos Divrei Yatziv, found in the source packets on pages 2-3, and Keren Orah on Sanhedrin 26b, found in the source packet on page 3.