Questions tagged [rebuke-tochacha]

Questions about those two sections in the Torah - in בְּחֻקֹּתַי and כִּי תָבוֹא - that foretell misfortune for not obeying the Torah.

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Studying the Tochacha in Tish'a B'Av

Would one be permitted to study the Tochacha on Tish'a B'Av? It's not about the fast and is not mentioned in the list of things one may learn on Tish'a B'Av as it doesn't pertain to the destruction ...
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Why are we quiet during the Tochachah?

It is a widespread minhag (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 78:4, though by no means do all communities do this) that during the Tochachah of Bechukosai (Vayikra 26) and Ki Savo (Devarim 28), the reader reads ...
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When not a problem of lifnei iver, still mitzvah to be mafrish (seperate) from issur

Tosfos says in Shabbos Daf 3a that even when there isn't a problem of lifnei iver since the person would be able to get to the prohibited thing in another way, still there is an "issur d'rabbanan" (...
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Does the Tokhacha (Leviticus 26:14-41; Deuteronomy 28:15-68) apply to the Holocaust?

Does the curse of the Law (Leviticus 26:14-41 and Deuteronomy 28:15-68) apply in some way to the Shoah/Holocaust? Likewise, the prayer of Daniel in Daniel 9:4-19, in which he does not blame the ...
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Singular and plural language in Deut. 4:25

Why does the Pasuk (Deut. 4:25) switch between singular and plural when building up to the consequences of what "you will [do]"? "When you (sing.) will have children and grandchildren, and you (pl.) ...
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Rebuke for what commandments?

A person is obligated to rebuke a person from sinning Rambam Deot 6.7 It is a mitzvah for a person who sees that his fellow Jew has sinned or is following an improper path [to attempt] to correct his ...
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Source for Quiet Tochacha Leining

The Kitzur Shulchan Aruch (78:4) brings the custom of וְכָל מַה שֶׁקּוֹרֵא בְּקוֹל נָמוּךְ, צָרִיךְ שֶׁיְהֵא עַל כָּל פָּנִים הַקּוֹל נִשְׁמַע לַצִבּוּר - Anyone who reads [the Tochacha] in a low ...