Q: If someone says something mean to me and I’m burning up inside if I don’t answer back, what should I do?
Q: Is it wrong to make jokes about minorities? A: It depends on what the purpose of the joke is. If it’s stam leitzanus then of course you can’t. But if it’s leitzanus of avodah zarah, then yes. Leitzanus of idolatry – of false religions, of false beliefs and ideals – yes. But you have to know how to make leitzanus. Not just…
Q: If that bochur the Rav spoke about would sit for five years in the Yeshiva and he wouldn’t learn anything, wouldn’t he become insane? [This question was referencing a story the Rav had told during the shiur]
Q: The Rav mentioned last week that many college courses as well the college environment will poison the mind against proper Torah attitudes. But how is our community going to have Jewish doctors, lawyers and accountants?