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If all things are equal is there any reason to give preference to studying torah about a biblical obligation over studying torah about a rabbinic obligation? In general we give precedence to biblical obligations over rabbinic ones, I would like to know if that extends to the study of those subjects in general.

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    The two are intertwined in all areas of study. Practically speaking, how would you draw that distinction? – Maurice Mizrahi Sep 5 '19 at 6:11
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    Possible duplicate of Torah Study Of Rabbinic Laws – Danny Schoemann Sep 5 '19 at 12:27
  • (From the linked q&a it seems(?) Rav Soloveitchik felt they were the same: ואין שום הבדל ביניהם לבין הלכות מילה או חמש הלכות שחיטה) – Loewian Sep 5 '19 at 13:18
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    @DoubleAA How is this a duplicate? That question asks if studying rabbinic laws is included in biblical talmud; this question asks if biblical study is preferable, which is a question regardless of which way that question is answered. – Loewian Sep 5 '19 at 15:53

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