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  • Periodical Update: New Hakirah

    Gil Student (0)
    Periodical Update: New Hakirah

    A new issue of Hakirah is set to be released shortly. The “feature” article, i.e. the first one and the one that...

     
  • Rabbi Slifkin Takes On His Critics

    Gil Student (0)
    Rabbi Slifkin Takes On His Critics

    R. Natan Slifkin’s letter in this week’s issue of The Jewish Press, regarding his book Sacred Monsters (link...

     
  • Rebellion Against The Rabbanut

    Gil Student (0)
    Rebellion Against The Rabbanut

    It seems that a group of Religious Zionist rabbis have organized, under the umbrella of the Tzohar organization, a kosher...

     
  • Yom Tov Hygiene – The Hot Shower II

    Gil Student (0)
    Yom Tov Hygiene – The Hot Shower II

    You can download R. Michael J. Broyde’s Hebrew article on this subject here: link (PDF) And here is an English article...

     
  • Yom Tov Hygiene – The Hot Shower

    Ari Enkin (1)
    Yom Tov Hygiene – The Hot Shower

    Yom Tov Hygiene – The Hot Shower by Rabbi Ari N. Enkin[1]Ramat Beit Shemesh Not only is every Yom Tov in the Diaspora...

     
  • The Missing Jewish Word

    Gil Student (0)
    The Missing Jewish Word

    I received in the mail the first issue a newspaper named The Jewish Word, published by Religious Zionists of America. I don’t...

     
  • Periodical Update: New RJJ Journal

    Gil Student (0)
    Periodical Update: New RJJ Journal

    A new issue of The Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society (RJJ Journal): “Male and Female He Created Them”:...

     
  • Two With Six Zeros After It

    Gil Student (0)
    Two With Six Zeros After It

    Hirhurim friends, thank you for bringing this blog to the big milestone of 2,000,000 pageviews, which according to the Bravenet...

     
  • Ignoring The Message

    Gil Student (0)
    Ignoring The Message

    The afternoon Torah reading on Yom Kippur is from Leviticus 18, the passage of forbidden relations. Included in this list...

     
  • Looking For A Programmer

    Gil Student (0)
    Looking For A Programmer

    I’m looking for someone with web programming skills who is willing to volunteer a few hours to build a new platform...