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  • Forcing a Divorce

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Forcing a Divorce

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin While marriage is intended to be a once-in-a-lifetime arrangement, unfortunately it isn’t always...

     
  • Organ Donation IV

    Gil Student (0)
    Organ Donation IV

    Yediot Acharonot is reporting that R. Zalman Nechemiah Goldberg — probably the greatest living halakhic scholar who...

     
  • Calling Women to the Torah

    Gil Student (0)
    Calling Women to the Torah

    On the Seforim blog, Rabbi Prof. Aryeh A. Frimer writes a very substantial critique of Rabbi Prof. Daniel Sperber’s...

     
  • Audio Roundup III

    Gil Student (0)
    Audio Roundup III

    by Joel Rich Introductory Thoughts on Shiurim I’m sure there are a lot of good websites out there for audio lectures....

     
  • The Modern Challenge to Modern Orthodoxy

    Gil Student (0)
    The Modern Challenge to Modern Orthodoxy

    R. Jonathan Sacks, One People? Tradition, Modernity, and Jewish Unity, pp. 88-89: [B]y the end of the nineteenth century...

     
  • Announcements #044

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #044

    The wedding season is now upon us, and a question that is frequently asked is: “What should I get as a present that...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Shelakh 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Shelakh 5768

    by Steve Brizel The Episode of the Spies R Issac Bernstein zt”l discusses whether the mission of the spies was Divinely...

     
  • Announcements #043

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #043

    YCT Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish Thought Come join us for the upcoming YCT Rabbinical School Yemei Iyun on Bible and Jewish...

     
  • A Spiritual Message in the Credit Crisis

    Gil Student (0)
    A Spiritual Message in the Credit Crisis

    The current economic crisis in which we are in, which started with mortgage problems but spread to most of the banking system...

     
  • The Rebbe and the Missionary

    Gil Student (0)
    The Rebbe and the Missionary

    A great exchange between the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt”l and a Christian missionary. (hat tip: Avakesh) ...