Rabbi Yosef Karo: The Kabbalah of Halakhah

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Rabbi Yosef Karo: The Kabbalah of Halakhah Delivered at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour, January 25, 2012.

Lecture sponsored by Menachem Sternbaum, Susan Leaventon, and an anonymous donor.

Correction: it wasn’t Rothschild after all, it was the Duke of Naxos.

Update: The nice people over at TorahCafe took this video and improved it considerably. Here’s an edited version, with the powerpoints integrated into the lecture, and a generally tightened up format:

http://jewishhistorylectures.org/2013/01/15/rabbi-yosef-karo-edited-torahcafe-version/

4 thoughts on “Rabbi Yosef Karo: The Kabbalah of Halakhah

    Kurt Amos Vandenbroucke Pacheco Norte said:
    March 26, 2012 at 7:44 am

    To R. Hillel Abramson,

    Thanks for lecture

    There is a difference between Portugal and Spain…so Shlomo Molcho was Portuguese

    K.Amos
    Lagos, Portugal

    hillelabramson responded:
    March 26, 2012 at 8:23 am

    Thanks for the correction!

    HMA

    Hamsa bracelet said:
    December 25, 2012 at 12:38 am

    Great video, im so happy i could see it..!

    BB Yachnes said:
    June 11, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Rabbi Yosef Karo is the author of the Shulchan Aruch. He was forced to flee Spain with his family at a very young age. For me- Rabbi Yosef Karo is a big role model. To be forced to leave his home and still accomplish what he has accomplished is huge, admirable, and brave. Rabbi Yosef Karo shows people that even during hard times, one can come out and achieve the greatest of greats. He has and continues to inspire many by his writings.

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