Recent Essays

  • The Misunderstood Blessing On The Sun

    Gil Student (0)
    The Misunderstood Blessing On The Sun

    This is the first in what will hopefully be a series of posts on this subject over the next year. On Erev Pesach next year...

     
  • The Fast of Behab

    Ari Enkin (0)
    The Fast of Behab

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin There exists a somewhat intriguing and lesser-known custom to fast three individual days following Pesach...

     
  • Announcements #037: Sixth Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #037: Sixth Annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought

    Registration for the sixth annual Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought (June 29-July 1, 2008) sponsored by Yeshivat Chovevei...

     
  • Follow-Ups Around The Blogosphere

    Gil Student (0)
    Follow-Ups Around The Blogosphere

    Some posts on other blogs that relate to recent posts here: Adderabbi argues that the Christian girl should be allowed to...

     
  • R. Shlomo Aviner on Evolution

    Gil Student (0)
    R. Shlomo Aviner on Evolution

    R. Shlomo Aviner (link): Did Man Evolve from Monkeys?[Q&A from Rav Aviner’s radio show] First of all, no one claims...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Kedoshim 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Kedoshim 5768

    by Steve Brizel Yom HaShoah R. Yehudah Amital reminds us that the key to any Torah understanding of the Holocaust is to never...

     
  • Soft News Musings III

    Gil Student (0)
    Soft News Musings III

    Living Wage The Conservative movement is debating whether halakhah requires employers to pay a living wage (Forward). It...

     
  • Announcements #036: New Shiurim and New Zman at Web Yeshiva & Yom Haatzmaut Project

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #036: New Shiurim and New Zman at Web Yeshiva & Yom Haatzmaut Project

    New Shiurim and New Zman at Web Yeshiva Starting this Monday (May 5th, 2008 – Rosh Chodesh Iyar) Web Yeshiva (www.webyeshiva.org)...

     
  • Da’as Torah: A Different Approach

    Gil Student (0)
    Da’as Torah: A Different Approach

    I spent Pesach in a house on whose bookshelves I spotted two volumes of the insights on the Torah of the recently deceased...

     
  • Nechama Leibowitz Online

    Gil Student (0)
    Nechama Leibowitz Online

    At last, all the “Gilyonot Parashat Shavu’ah” that Nechama Leibowitz taught have been collected onto one...