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New Periodical: Dialogue 1:1

A new journal, Dialogue, was recently sent to a broad mailing list and has been the talk of the town this past week. The journal claims to be a platform for “the intelligent, Torah-oriented discussion of important contemporary issues and ideas by writers who are both steeped in Torah knowledge and committed exclusively to its values.” The journal’s rabbinic board ...

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Books Received XLIX

I don’t always have the chance to review each book, so I’ll list the books that I receive. Some of them will be quoted or reviewed in future posts. Here are the books I’ve received recently: The Commentators’ Shavuos: Insights on Bikkurim, Dovid Hamelech, Matan Torah and Related Topics by R. Yitzchak Sender

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Weekly Freebies: Mi Yiten Single

To promote their upcoming concert as part of the Meron Music Festival this week at the Sixth Street Synagogue in NYC this coming Tuesday, May 24th, the Breslov Bar Band is offering a free mp3 download of “Mi Yiten” off of their debut album “Have No Fear”. (Free mp3 offer valid this week only.) Mi Yiten by Breslov Bar Band ...

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Announcements: Mazal Tov Nachum

I’m sure the Hirhurim readership joins me in wishing mazal tov to longtime commenter Nachum Lamm on his engagement to Efrat Benn. We wish the two of you many years together full of Torah and happiness. (Announce your simchah or Torah lectures by clicking on the button in the top right corner of Hirhurim. See here for readership statistics and ...

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News & Links

▪ Jewish Secularism’s Moment ▪ A Jewish imperative to live in the Diaspora? ▪ Knowing the results ▪ Sabbath Observance a Big Winner at Cannes Film Festival ▪ Gay, Female and Seeking a Home in the Orthodox Community ▪ Israeli Philanthropists Launch Nation’s First American-Style Jewish Federation> ▪ SALT Friday ▪ The Changing World of Jewish Scholarship ▪ Orthodox Jewish ...

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News & Links

▪ Latest issue of Derech HaTeva ▪ R. Ronnie Warburg’s Tradition article on gender separation on buses ▪ Creative Chumash Workbook Series Developed by Noted Speaker and Educator ▪ Conservative Jewish hechsher in question ▪ Magen Tzedek encouraging, not replacing, kashrut ▪ Jerusalem Municipality Pulls Out of Church Events ▪ Demjanjuk Convicted for Role in Nazi Death Camp ▪ Suspects ...

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