Recent Essays

  • Lashon Ha-Ra and Newspapers

    Gil Student (0)
    Lashon Ha-Ra and Newspapers

    R. Eliezer Melamed is active with Arutz Sheva and is the rabbi of the weekly newspaper Be-Sheva (link). In one of his columns...

  • Long Time No See!

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Long Time No See!

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin The Talmud teaches that one who has not seen a good friend in over a month should recite a special blessing...

  • Reb Sholom Herman, a”h

    Gil Student (1)
    Reb Sholom Herman, a”h

    This is the eulogy I gave for my wife’s grandfather today, Reb Sholom ben Yitzchak Zev Herman ×¢”×”: The...

  • Audio Roundup XXVI

    Gil Student (0)
    Audio Roundup XXVI

    by Joel Rich #26 sounds like a half year’s worth and a good time to get some feedback on the audio reviews (before...

  • OU Marriage Satisfaction Survey

    Gil Student (0)
    OU Marriage Satisfaction Survey

    We can’t solve communal problems unless we know what they are. Data collection is crucial for that. As part of an ongoing...

  • Announcements #073: New Hebrew Ulpan Online with WebYeshiva

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #073: New Hebrew Ulpan Online with WebYeshiva

    New Hebrew Ulpan Online with WebYeshiva We are the “People of the Book.” Wouldn’t you like to read and...

  • President Obama’s Prayer Service

    Gil Student (2)
    President Obama’s Prayer Service

    I. The Issue There was a recent disagreement over participation in an interfaith service at the National Cathedral celebrating...

  • Announcements #072: YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Torah Shebe’al Peh

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #072: YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Torah Shebe’al Peh

    YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Talmud and Torah Shebe’al Peh – February 1, 2009 YCT Rabbincal School and SAR High School...

  • Parashah Roundup: Va’era 5769

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Va’era 5769

    by Steve Brizel An Overview of Parshiyos Shmos and Vaera-What Was Really at Stake? Rav Soloveitchik zt”l discusses...

  • The Jewish Neuhaus

    Gil Student (0)
    The Jewish Neuhaus

    David Klinghoffer published a provocative essay in the Jerusalem Post last week (link). Remarking on the passing of Father...