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Rav Yisrael Lau—Hashem’s Role in the Holocaust . Breaking Up With Facebook: We’re Just ‘Friends’ Now . An Open Letter to Eytan Kobre and Mishpacha Magazine A polemic against non-Zionism Orthodox Rabbis Warn Of ‘Moral And Spiritual Dangers’ Of Eating Meat This is very disturbing

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New Periodical: Verapo Yerapei VII

New issue of The Journal of Torah and Medicine of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Synagogue and the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (vol. VII): VBAC in Jewish Law: Halakhah, History and Philosophy by R. Dr. Yaakov Jaffe – Normal childbirth after a C-section — mentioned in the Mishnah — is now fairly common. However, depending on the risk ...

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Israel’s Supreme Court rules some Tel Aviv businesses, supermarkets can operate on Sabbath | Jewish Telegraphic Agency Israel’s Supreme Court rules some Tel Aviv businesses, supermarkets can operate on Sabbath Unwarranted Optimism about the American Jewish Future Unwarranted Optimism about the American Jewish Future Unwarranted Optimism about the American Jewish Future . Now Americans, Bukharian Jews face new set of ...

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Jewish Conservatism: A Manifesto . Rebbetzin 2.0: With co-equal role, young Orthodox women breaking mold of ‘rabbi’s wife’ . Synagogues get Shabbat emergency app with rabbi’s blessing | The Times of Israel . Gay challenge from a Torah perspective . Opinion | When the separation of church and state leads to children with scraped knees .

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New Periodical: Hakirah 22

New issue of Hakirah, vol. 22 (Spring 2017): Letters – Prof. Yitzchok Levine and Prof. Yehuda Brandes discuss whether children today should follow the Talmudic schedule for learning Torah A Populism of the Spirit by R. Dr. Shimon Cowen – A theological-political critique of the political parties that represent hedonistic materialism, in contrast to an ethical populism. Review Essay: Rabbi ...

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TORA: This Pesach Don’t Pass Over True Freedom . Keep Your Politics Out of Passover – The New York Times . Four Melodies for Four Questions | Jewish Music Research Centre . Articles: Passover: A Message of Personal Responsibility Gordimer Be Fruitful and Multiply: Muslim Births Will Outnumber Christian Births by 2035 Demographics should come with a warning label: “Assuming ...

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Afikoman – “Stealing“ and Other Related Minhagim . The sigh of slavery | Erica Brown | The Blogs | The Times of Israel . A New Book Caricatures the Bible’s Place in Colonial American Politics . A Stunning Statistic About the Orthodox Community .

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Religious Unity for Religious Liberty Rocklin Religious Unity for Religious Liberty Rocklin Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Who Cares About a Matchmaker, Anyway? R Kanarfogel Big Data On ‘Who Is A Jew’ Angers Rabbis Here A global database seems like a huge overreach Shun get refuser, urges leading rabbi .

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This Pesach Don’t Pass Over True Freedom | Home | TORA . YUTorah Online – Pesach To-Go . City’s New Metzitzah Policy ‘A Witch Hunt,’ Charedi Leader Says . Jewish thought and the ‘Pence rule’ . How a former Westboro Baptist Church spokesperson overcame her hatred of Jews Fascinating Harvard Conference Examines Jewish Law and Trans Identity. And the Human ...

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