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.

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