Recent Essays

  • Religious Search

    Gil Student (0)
    Religious Search

    The question sometimes arises whether a Jew, in his honest search for truth, must examine every religion to see which one...

     
  • The Price of Insularity

    Gil Student (0)
    The Price of Insularity

    Gutsy essay by R. Yitzchok Adlerstein about the current tax scandal in his city (link). He is looking for a lesson in the...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Beshalakh 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Beshalakh 5768

    by Steve Brizel Miracles and The Natural Order R. Dr. David Berger examines a well known and possibly misunderstood comment...

     
  • Sexual Abuse in the Orthodox Community–Discussion of the Recent Controversy

    Gil Student (0)
    Sexual Abuse in the Orthodox Community–Discussion of the Recent Controversy

    Sexual Abuse in the Orthodox Community—Discussion of the Recent Controversy by Nachum Klafter, MD Chazal tell us that...

     
  • Pre-Post: Sexual Abuse in the Orthodox Community–Discussion of the Recent Controversy

    Gil Student (0)
    Pre-Post: Sexual Abuse in the Orthodox Community–Discussion of the Recent Controversy

    There is a long guest post coming tonight about a recent study regarding sexual abuse in the Orthodox community. Here is...

     
  • My Great-Grandfathers’ Rav

    Gil Student (0)
    My Great-Grandfathers’ Rav

    I’ve written before that my paternal grandparents’ town in Poland, Makow Masovietski, was famous for their maggid...

     
  • The Monster Inside

    Gil Student (0)
    The Monster Inside

    R. Yaakov Horowitz (link): [I]t is my strong and growing feeling that the number one risk factor for our beloved children...

     
  • The Man Passage

    Gil Student (3)
    The Man Passage

    The Meshekh Chokhmah (Ex. 12:21) has a long excursus in his commentary to last week’s Torah reading in which he shows...

     
  • Kedusha – Right, Left, Center

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Kedusha – Right, Left, Center

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin Further to R’ Gil’s recent posting on the minhagim of Kedusha, I’ve decided to write...

     
  • Announcements #019

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #019

    New DVD & CD – Yeshiva Boys Choir Live II, including a performance by Tek Noy starring Yossi Scharf (a distant...