The Value of Torah versus Yichus

Shiur #56 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.

Content Description: Mishlei verse 3:15. The elevated lineage of a Kohen Gadol still leaves him secondary to a mamzer if the mamzer is a talmid chochom. Halachic consequences of this prioritization. Insights into the mechanics of this prioritization.

Citations: Besides the commentaries related to Mishlei, the following sources are also referenced in this shiur: Horios 13a, found in the source packets on pages 1-2, and Talmud Yerushalmi, (end of) Horios, found in the source packets on pages 2-3, and Teshuvas Meishiv Davar 2nd chelek, siman 47, found in the source packets on pages 3-4.

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