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Can Judges Disregard Testimony?
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 Giving advice and giving psak halachah.  Different understandings of “Ain l’dayan ela ma she–aynav ro’os.” Is the repermission to err when trying hard?  Is there justification to reject afalsified case, even without proof? Importance of dayanim ignoring the baalei dinim’s outside track record of honesty. Citations: Aside from the commentaries on Mishlei, this shiur citesRambam Hilchos Sanhedrin 23:8-10, Teshuvos HaRosh klal 107, 6thsiman, Gemara Baba Basra 8b with […]
Street-Smarts and Torah
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The importance of having street-smarts when deciding halachos that relate to people’s conduct (in contrast to deciding halachos about objects.)  Discussion of the link between Sarah Imeinu and Yehoshua Bin Nun.  Batei din and to’anim today.  Keeping a balanced perspective in life. Citations: Aside from the commentaries related to Mishlei, this shiur references the Biur HaGra on Yesha’ayahu 1:17 and the Rosh to Sanhedrin, Chapter 3, siman […]