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  • Frum Blogs

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    Frum Blogs

    Frum Blogger – Hayelchu Yachdav? by Rabbi Asher Meir Gil brought my attention to a recent article by Zvi Frankel in...

  • God, Man and Nietzsche

    Gil Student (0)
    God, Man and Nietzsche

    < p class=”MsoNormal” style=”MARGIN-LEFT: 12pt”> - Sponsored Review -Learn more about God, Man...

  • Announcements #016

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    Announcements #016

    The Lookstein Center of Bar-Ilan University will be presenting a weekend program on Jewish education in conjunction with...

  • Mezinke Dance

    Gil Student (0)
    Mezinke Dance

    The Forward says the following about the origin of the Mezinke Dance aka Broom Dance (link): The mezinke tanz, or krenzel,...

  • Parashah Roundup: Vayigash 5768

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    Parashah Roundup: Vayigash 5768

    by Steve Brizel Yosef’s Reconciliation with His Brothers The Chafetz Chaim (as prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Kwass) explains...

  • Reviews of Flipping Out

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    Reviews of Flipping Out

    Two blog reviews of Flipping Out? Myth or Fact: The Impact of the “Year in Israel”, a new book from Yashar (more...

  • The Future of Young Israel II

    Gil Student (0)
    The Future of Young Israel II

    Shlomo Mostofsky, President of the National Council of Young Israel, responded to the Commentator article (link) on the Commentator’s...

  • Announcements #015

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #015

    Write for Beis Yitzchak, the YU Torah journal. Click on the image below for more details. A website and fund have been set...

  • The Concept of Mehadrin

    Gil Student (0)
    The Concept of Mehadrin

    In a recent essay, Jonathan Rosenblum responds to an Op-Ed that declares that “Heter Mekhirah” represents a manifestation...

  • The Contras

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    The Contras

    Dr. Jonathan Ostroff wrote an Op-Ed in The Jewish Press two weeks ago in opposition to R. Natan Slifkin’s views: link R....