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  • New Kol Hamevaser

    Gil Student (0)
    New Kol Hamevaser

    Fascinating articles in a new issue of Kol Hamevaser (link): Was the Rav a Tsaddik? In Search of Modern Orthodox Saints...

     
  • Conversion Consensus

    Gil Student (0)
    Conversion Consensus

    As mentioned in an earlier post, the RCA recently reached an agreement with the Israeli Rabbinate to create a network of...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Pekudei 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Pekudei 5768

    by Steve Brizel Galus and Geulah R. Baruch Simon, in his weekly Chumash shiur, based upon the Ramban’s introduction...

     
  • Tefillin: Rashi and Rabbeinu Tam

    Ari Enkin (2)
    Tefillin: Rashi and Rabbeinu Tam

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin The Tefillin consist of scriptural passages, known as “parshiot”, written upon parchments...

     
  • Flipping Out? on OU Radio

    Gil Student (0)
    Flipping Out? on OU Radio

    Steve Savitsky, President of the OU, interviews the authors of Flipping Out? for OU Radio: R. Shalom Berger: link R. Dan...

     
  • The Problem With Reb Zusia

    Gil Student (0)
    The Problem With Reb Zusia

    There is a famous story about a chasidic rebbe named Reb Zusia saying that he wasn’t worried that the heavenly court...

     
  • Flipping Out? in the Wall Street Journal

    Gil Student (0)
    Flipping Out? in the Wall Street Journal

    In today’s Wall Street Journal, p. Wll (link):Click here to read more Jewish Year AbroadBy BEN HARRISFebruary 29, 2008;...

     
  • Predatory Lending

    Gil Student (0)
    Predatory Lending

    Dr. Asher Meir, the “Jewish Ethicist”, writes about the Subprime Mortgage Crisis* (link): Q: I’ve heard...

     
  • New Periodical: Azure No. 31 Winter 2008

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: Azure No. 31 Winter 2008

    New issue of Azure: Civilians First by Assaf Sagiv Israel’s Electoral Complex by Amotz Asa-El Far Away, So Close by...

     
  • Announcements #026

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #026

    Torah U’Madda Conference and Shabbaton in Houston, TX April 4 – 6, 2008 The Shabbaton will both explore the...