Sources: Mishnah Pesakhim 1
Course Description: The “Mitzvah” of Hametz: Human Creativity, Ingenuity and Desire: The first two chapters of Mishnah Tractate Pesakhim focus on the essence of hametz. The concept is presented on its own and not in relation to or corresponding to matzah. Why are we required to check for hametz? When, why and how should we destroy hametz? What is the relationship between hametz and rabbinic creativity? Come join us in learning these mishnayot to find out.
Host: Rav Rahel Berkovits
Rav Rahel Berkovits teaches Mishnah, Talmud and Halakha at Pardes. To learn more with Rahel, click here. Producer Amira Mintz-Morgenthau
Podcast Editor: Evan Feist