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Announcements #186: The Master Torah System

Rabbi Meir Pogrow, founder of The Master Torah System, will introduce this program to NYC. Tuesday March 1, 8:45 PM East Side Torah Center 317 Henry Street (off Grand Street) Rav Meir Pogrow, Sh'lita, has an ambitious goal: he wants the average layman, and not just the elite Torah scholars, to master the ENTIRE Torah – Tanach, Mishna, Gemara, and Halacha! As inconceivable as this sounds, he has already seen incredible success with hundreds of students around the world. Thousands of simanim of halacha. Thousands of Mishnayos. Hundreds of Blatt Gemara. Sound too amazing to be true? Come hear him speak Tuesday, March 8:45 PM at the East Side Torah Center.

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Announcements #185: YU Marine Park Melave Malka

Alumni and friends of Yeshiva University are invited to a melave malka for men and women in Marine Park. Special guest speaker: Rabbi Daniel Rapp, Associate Dean of Jewish Studies Date: Motzei Shabbos Parshas Vayakhel February 26, 2011 8:30pm (bentching at 10:15) Location: Merkaz Yisroel of Marine Park The Marine Park Jewish Center 3311 Avenue S Brooklyn, NY Couvert: $25 For more information, e-mail MPYUA @ aol.com.

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New & Links

▪ Orthodox students fighting to keep presence at UCLA ▪ Inside the private world of London’s ultra-Orthodox Jews ▪ Ask the Rabbi: On eating fish with milk ▪ Rabbi Zechariah Fendel, zt”l, a Quintessential Mashpia ▪ Religious gays offered ‘conversion therapy’ ▪ Voyagers ▪ Rabbis denounce rabbinic support of Katzav (Hebrew) ▪ Jill Jacobs: Incivility Toward Civil Servants ▪ US ...

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Announcements #184: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage

Shiur: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage Nachlas Yehoshua-Monastristch, 1301 East 27th Street (corner Avenue M) is pleased to host the next in its series: Shiurim for Enhanced Living HaRav Hershel Schachter Shlit’a will deliver a Shiur on: The Privileges and Responsibilities of Marriage To take place on Wednesday evening February 23, 2011 at 9:00 PM For married Men & ...

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Announcements #183: New Sefer Bain Hashuroth at the YU Seforim Sale

New Sefer Bain Hashuroth at the YU Seforim Sale ספר בין השורות contains halakhic discussions on the weekly parsha based upon the commentary of the Ramban, Rambam, and later commentators. The author, Rabbi Avrohom Ratner, strives to highlight the relationship between the Written and Oral Torahs. The sefer includes a haskama from Rav Hershel Schachter. The sefer is available for ...

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New & Links

▪ The theological roots of Reform Judaism’s woes ▪ Beyond ‘Yes or No’ Jewishness (isn’t that what I said a few weeks ago?) ▪ Riskin’s ‘anecdotage’ ▪ Chief Rabbinate issues warning over kashrut problems ▪ Being religious in Israeli Navy ▪ Kashrus agencies gear up for thousands of pre-Passover consumer inquiries ▪ Jewish soccer team suspended for non-Jewish ringers ▪ ...

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New & Links

▪ Rabbis Address Brain Death Issues ▪ Those killer website comments ▪ Yeshiva fair is a bastion for Jewish books of the printed variety ▪ Interior Ministry gets tough on int’l Orthodox conversions ▪ Army Geirus – Psak of Rav Amar with comments by Rav Ovadiah Yosef ▪ 70 rabbis protest arrest warrant against Rabbi Dov Lior ▪ SALT Friday ...

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News & Links

▪ The Human Spirit: Long-distance learning ▪ The rabbi and imam, no joke ▪ Do Israelis Speak Hebrew or Israeli? ▪ Rabbi who allegedly made homophobic remarks remains police chaplain ▪ Interview with R. David Bigman ▪ OU convention audio and video ▪ SALT Friday ▪ Schneerson Library dispute ▪ Support for choice means results ▪ R. Dr. Adam Ferziger ...

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