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  • Leaving A Sefer Open

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Leaving A Sefer Open

    by R. Ari Enkin There is a lesser-known halacha that one is not permitted to leave a sefer open when one is not using it....

     
  • From the Archives of Tradition

    Yitzchak Blau (0)
    From the Archives of Tradition

    by R. Yitzchak Blau Intertextuality, the idea that biblical stories use parallel language and themes to link with other biblical...

     
  • Conversion Rebellion: Israeli Religious Zionists Challenge Chief Rabbinate

    Gil Student (1)
    Conversion Rebellion: Israeli Religious Zionists Challenge Chief Rabbinate

    by R. Gil Student My article in last week’s Jewish Link of New Jersey Recent news in Israel fails to shock Americans,...

     
  • Open Orthodox Symposium PDF and Links

    Gil Student (0)
    Open Orthodox Symposium PDF and Links

    I thank all the contributors to this symposium on Open Orthodoxy and all the people who have relayed their feedback. You...

     
  • Open Orthodox Symposium V

    Menachem Penner (0)
    Open Orthodox Symposium V

    Afterword by Menachem Penner If there is one thing that Modern Orthodoxy should agree on, it is that open orthodoxy is a...

     
  • Open Orthodox Symposium IV

    David Bashevkin (3)
    Open Orthodox Symposium IV

    A Radical Theology and a Traditional Community: On the Contemporary Application of Izbica-Lublin Hasidut in the Jewish Community by...

     
  • Symposium on Open Orthodoxy III

    Ira Bedzow (0)
    Symposium on Open Orthodoxy III

    Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg and His Theology of Covenant by Ira Bedzow Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg has been called one...

     
  • Symposium on Open Orthodoxy II

    Zev Eleff (4)
    Symposium on Open Orthodoxy II

    The Parting of the Ways? Open Orthodox Judaism in Historical Perspective by Zev Eleff In May 2015, the Yated Ne’eman published...

     
  • Symposium on Open Orthodoxy I

    Gil Student (0)
    Symposium on Open Orthodoxy I

    Introduction: Religious Polemics and Studies Gil Student The long-brewing schism in Modern Orthodox Judaism is daily becoming...

     
  • R. Moshe Feinstein on Insurance

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    R. Moshe Feinstein on Insurance

    by R. Gidon Rothstein 28 Av: R. Moshe Feinstein on Insurance Iggrot Moshe Orach Chayyim 4;48, from 28 Av, 5725 (1965), records...