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  • Lamentations, Menorahs and Jewish Names

    Gil Student (0)
    Lamentations, Menorahs and Jewish Names

    Three interesting articles: R. Dovid Gottlieb about the massacre in Mercaz HaRav (link): The thought – which try as...

     
  • When Adar Begins…

    Gil Student (0)
    When Adar Begins…

    The Mishnah in Ta’anis (26b) states: “When Av begins, we decrease joy.” The Gemara (29a) adds: “Just...

     
  • Announcements #028

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #028

    Introducing The Brand New Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society Digital Disc Collection #1 Seller at the YU SOY Seforim...

     
  • The Two Noachs

    Gil Student (0)
    The Two Noachs

    Dr. Joel Wolowelsky has an interesting 1996 article from Jewish Thought (4:2) titled “The Noach Typologies” (link...

     
  • The Fast of Esther

    Ari Enkin (0)
    The Fast of Esther

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin The Fast of Esther is perhaps the least understood from among the annual public fast days, in terms of...

     
  • New Periodical: Mesorah No. 23, Shevat 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: Mesorah No. 23, Shevat 5768

    New issue of the OU journal Mesorah (link): Notes from lectures by R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik on Gittin 77a-78b Davar Ha-Ma’amid...

     
  • Announcements #027

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #027

    WebYeshiva.org FREE Online Purim Yom IyyunSunday, March 16thMishenichnas Adar Marbim BeSimcha u-vaTorah Join WebYeshiva online...

     
  • More on Questions on the Essay by R. Avraham Ben Ha-Rambam

    Gil Student (0)
    More on Questions on the Essay by R. Avraham Ben Ha-Rambam

    R. Chaim Eisen sent me the following regarding these past posts (I, II) in which questions from R. Moshe Meiselman regarding...

     
  • Rav Soloveitchik’s Confrontation With Mysticism

    Gil Student (0)
    Rav Soloveitchik’s Confrontation With Mysticism

    Prof. Menachem Kellner recently published a book titled Maimonides’ Confrontation With Mysticism in which he attempts...

     
  • Yeshiva Merkaz Ha-Rav Attacked

    Gil Student (0)
    Yeshiva Merkaz Ha-Rav Attacked

    The news is reporting that terrorists stormed the venerable Yeshiva Merkaz Ha-Rav in Jerusalem (originally founded by Rav...