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שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Introduction to Hilkhot Ishut, year 2 Laws of the Wedding - Customs and Laws of the Wedding
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Marriage and Prohibited Sexual Relations
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky The Components of a Halakhic Marriage
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Laws of the Wedding (6) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we will discuss the kiddushin, the first part of the wedding ceremony. We will discuss the nature of the birkat ha-eirusin, if the bracha requires a minyan, who recites the bracha, and the cup of wine that is drunk at the ceremony.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Laws of the Wedding (7) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the halakhot of the Jewish wedding with a discussion of the need for witnesses to the kiddushin, who is disqualified from serving, and whether these witnesses must be designated.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Laws of the Wedding (8) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the kiddushin ceremony, focusing on the ring and the halachic acceptability of double-ring ceremonies.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Laws of the Wedding (9) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we will discuss the custom of wearing a tallit and the possibility of reciting the Shehechyanu blessing under the chuppa.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #20: Laws of the Wedding (10) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we continue our study of the marriage ceremony with a discussion of the reading of the ketuba under the chuppa, as well as the sheva berakhot.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #21: Laws of the Wedding (11) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the laws of the wedding, focusing on the recitation of the Sheva Berakhot and the breaking of the glass.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #22: Laws of the Wedding (12) Customs and Laws of the Wedding In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the marriage ceremony, focusing on yichud, the seclusion of the bride and groom, and its ramifications for the halakhic process of marriage. We will also discuss if it is necessary for the bride to cover her hair after the nisu'in.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #23: Laws of the Wedding A Second Marriage In this shiur, we will discuss the similarities and differences between a first and second marriage.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #24: Laws of the Wedding The Sheva Berakhot (1) In this shiur, we will begin our discussion of the birkot chatanim, the sheva berakhot recited during the sheva yemei mishteh after a wedding. What is the significance of the requirement of panim chadashot, and is there special importance to the berakha of asher bara?
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #25: Laws of the Wedding The Sheva Berakhot (2) In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the sheva berakhot as they relate to the meals held during the seven festive days following a wedding.
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #26: Laws of the Wedding The Sheva Berakhot (3) In this shiur, we continue our discussion of the sheva berakhot recited during the week following a wedding. Are these berakhot intrinsically related to the Birkat Ha-Mazon, and what are the ramifications of this point?
שיעורי טקסט Rav David Brofsky Shiur #27: Laws of the Wedding Shana Rishona: The First Year of Marriage In this shiur, we discuss the halachot of shana rishona, the first year of marriage. Is this mitzva intrinsically connected to the chatan's dispensation from going out to war, such that it does not apply nowadays, or does this mitzva have independent significance?