This program examines two examples of Oral Torah rejected by the Sadducees: The Water Pouring Ceremony of Sukkot and the Wood Offering.
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Continuing in our study of the background of the time of Yeshua, we look at the major differences between the Pharisees and Sadducees. The Water Pouring Ceremony of Sukkot.
This Episode explores the Rise of Pharisees and Sadducees during the reign of the Hasmonean King Alexander Yannai. We also look at how the arrival of the Romans on the scene, the Pharisees spit into three groups: Beit Hillel, Beit Shammai, and the Essenes.
The Torah plainly instructs us to follow the halachot or rulings of the Sanhedrin. This edition of haSharim – The Gates, shows the Mishnah, Tosefta, and both editions of the Talmud and where these Sanhedrin decisions were recorded. Insights are given as to how to use each of these texts for your spiritual benefit.
In this program we examine documents such as the Mishnah Tosefta Talmud Bavli and Talmud Yerushalmi recorded the decisions of the Sanhedrin.
We continue with our study of the Sanhedrin and their G-d given authority to set Halakah. Also discussed in this episode is the difference between a Sanhedrin decree and decisions that were made following the disbandment of the Sanhedrin.