Mishna 18 Tom Meyer

“The world exists on 3 things – Justice, Truth and Peace.” Compare this Mishna to Mishna #2. #2 – The world stands on three things (omed) #10 – The world exists on three things (kayem) #2 – Explains why the world was created #18 – Explains what keeps it existing –

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Mishna 16 Tom Meyer

INTRODUCTION This Mishna was said at a time when argument was increasing among the Jewish People (e.g. Hillel and Shammay). Confusion was increasing and clarity was decreasing. Show them in the Mishna – the big question will be the connection between the two pieces of information (open

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Mishna 11 Tom Meyer

Last class, we examined occupations, what your attitude should be and how using your job improperly can be dangerous and destructive. What kind of occupation has the greatest potential of having an effect in the world in the long run, of being a significant influence? Teachers, philosophers,

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Mishna 9 Tom Meyer

We’ve decided we want to be judges not lawyers. How do you become a judge? By collecting facts / Being objective. PART I (Show Mishna) – “Check witnesses carefully.“ A judge checks very carefully. On a level of decision-making, how does this Mishna work? You are the

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Mishna 7 Tom Meyer

We’ve been talking about desirable relationships. What about undesirable relationships? We are used to saying “Give everyone their own space, whatever people are into is all right, as long as it doesn’t hurt anyone . . . But, you do not want your daughter to grow up

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