Reestablishing the Sanhedrin Today - Part 2

We saw in part one that the Rambam rules in Mishna Torah, following a similar analysis in his commentary on the Mishna, that it could be possible to restart the original semicha and thereby reconvene a Sanhedrin. The response to this in other mefarshim was muted, with some quoting the Rambam, and few explicitly disagreeing.

Part one

Delivered at the OU Israel Center, August 21, 2019, 20 Av 5779