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  • WebYeshiva Daily Halacha

    Gil Student (0)
    WebYeshiva Daily Halacha

    – Advertisement – New to the WebYeshiva Blog:Halacha Yomit Videos Rabbi Chaim Brovender posts a Halacha Yomit...

     
  • Announcements #021

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #021

    New issue of The Commentator: The Jew And The Gentile: Dr. Lamm responds to an anonymous professor about Jewish attitudes...

     
  • What I Think About Football

    Gil Student (0)
    What I Think About Football

    Joe Schick has a front page article in The Jewish Press about Orthodox Jews and sports. He quotes me as follows (link): Rabbi...

     
  • Rav Soloveitchik on the Akedah

    Gil Student (0)
    Rav Soloveitchik on the Akedah

    The Akedah, the story of the binding of Yitzchak, lends itself to multiple interpretations. The following is what R. Joseph...

     
  • New Periodical: The Jewish Bible Quarterly 36:1 January-March 2008

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: The Jewish Bible Quarterly 36:1 January-March 2008

    I just received my first issue of The Jewish Bible Quarterly. The articles are of varying quality but I found a good deal...

     
  • The Coney Island Wig Controversy

    Gil Student (0)
    The Coney Island Wig Controversy

    There is a story going around the blogs about a wig store in Flatbush, across the street from Yeshiva Chaim Berlin (on Coney...

     
  • The Sunday Goy

    Gil Student (0)
    The Sunday Goy

    R. David Horwitz writes about his trip to Japan with Yeshiva College students and how they handled the issue of whether Shabbos...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Mishpatim 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Mishpatim 5768

    by Steve Brizel Seder Nezikin and Mishpatim R. Jonathan Sacks and R. Berel Wein tell us how and why Seder Nezikin differs...

     
  • Shabbat Candle Lighting Times

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    Shabbat Candle Lighting Times

    by Rabbi Ari Enkin Although there are a number of different customs as to when the Shabbat candles are to be lit Friday afternoons,...

     
  • New Periodical: Tradition vol. 40 no. 4, Winter 2007

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: Tradition vol. 40 no. 4, Winter 2007

    A great new issue of Tradition just came in the mail (not yet available online): Editor’s Note: Cops and Robbers by...