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Shearim Mitzuyanim Bihalacha points out the interesting language concerning Torah 'from his mouth', why did the Gemara not simply say from him? He quotes the introduction of the Darkei Teshuva to answer this, and I think it will answer your question as well. Darkei Teshuva wrote: if the Rav says a halacha with proper proofs, then one can learn (be מקבל) ...


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This emphasizes the double aspect of admiration. The taught subject and the teacher means the same. Student could not utilize his critical thinking at beginning. If the teacher is a bad man, he can take advantage of students' innocence. If the teacher is an average human being, this bias is not a problem. We do not forget the first Mitsva for minors: ...


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The Rambam knew the pasuk in Yirmeyahu. Just because one has a question based on a plain-text interpretation of a verse, that doesn't mean that people should stop teaching the Rambam. There are many Biblical verses, and many Mishnayot that are interpreted in ways other than what the plain-text meaning seems to be. Rambam designed his framework based on ...


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Judaica Press explains in Yirmiyahu 18:9 that there is a machlokes between Rambam on the one hand and Abarbene and Ibn Nachmiash on the other hand about this matter. Rambam holds that the prophesy (by a true prophet) will come about but if the people sin, it will not last. I have also seen referenced (about the decree at Rosh Hashana for the coming year) ...


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If money is given good naturedly to an institution on the understanding that it will be distributed evenly and good naturedly, and it isn't, then the instutution has embezzled the funds provided to it as they have not used the money for its intended purpose.



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