Recent Essays

  • From the Archives of Tradition

    Yitzchak Blau (0)
    From the Archives of Tradition

    by R. Yitzchak Blau Professor George Schlesinger studied in Yeshivas Chevron, was a yeshiva high school rebbe in Kfar Haroeh,...

     
  • A Rabbi Wrote a Halakhah Sefer – What Happened Next Will Amaze You!

    Jeffrey Saks (4)
    A Rabbi Wrote a Halakhah Sefer – What Happened Next Will Amaze You!

    by R. Jeffrey Saks The recent discovery of the 12 second video clip of the Chofetz Chaim has rightfully fascinated the Torah...

     
  • Ashreichem

    Gil Student (0)
    Ashreichem

    Simcha Leiner sings this great song: ...

     
  • Three Types of Rabbinic Authority

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    Three Types of Rabbinic Authority

    by R. Gidon Rothstein Drasha 12, part 1 What gives rabbis, or even the Gemara, authority in halachic issues? In this drasha,...

     
  • Differences Between Shemoneh Esrei and Shema

    Aharon Ziegler (0)
    Differences Between Shemoneh Esrei and Shema

    Halakhic Positions of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik by R. Aharon Ziegler Rav Soloveitchik note several differences between the...

     
  • Books Received

    Gil Student (0)
    Books Received

    Rising Moon – Unraveling the Book of Ruth by R. Moshe Miller (Renana) ...

     
  • Let Us Sanctify His Name in the World

    Yair Kahn (0)
    Let Us Sanctify His Name in the World

    by R. Yair Kahn 1. One Parashaor Two The parasha of Vayakhel deals with the structure of the Mishkan and its vessels, while...

     
  • Vort from the Rav: Vayakhel-Pekudei

    Arnold Lustiger (0)
    Vort from the Rav: Vayakhel-Pekudei

    Ex. 35:22 וַיָּבאוּ הָֽאֲנָשִׁים עַל־הַנָּשִׁים The men came with the women. It is interesting...

     
  • Rabbinic Ordination and Halakhic Authority

    Yaakov Ariel (9)
    Rabbinic Ordination and Halakhic Authority

    by R. Yaakov Ariel This book review appears in Hebrew on R. Ya’akov Ariel’s website, dated 23 Shevat, 5771. It...

     
  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (2)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich As best I can tell, the source for saying haftarah the Shabbat before a yahrtzeit is the Zohar in acharei mot...