Author: Rabbi Simcha Feuerman, DHL, LCSW-R
May 19th, 2022
Our Gemara on Amud Beis discusses the concept of viduy maaser, the “confessional” declaration that all of the tithed produce was not hoarded nor was it misused.
What is the term viduy? The verses in the Torah don’t use it to describe this declaration, and it comes from Chazal. Pashtus, it is just a declaration not really a confession. The simple reading of the verses sound, if anything, as a declaration that on …