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  • Torah U-Madda Week

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    Torah U-Madda Week

    Just a reminder that this week is Torah U-Madda Week at Stern College: link (Before anyone asks, every week is Torah U-Madda...

     
  • Response to a Professor

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    Response to a Professor

    Several commenters have stated that they found Rabbi Lamm’s response to the professor inadequate (see this post). I...

     
  • Two Must-Read Articles

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    Two Must-Read Articles

    R. Norman Lamm’s reply to a professor’s response to R. Lamm’s article about the “Noah Feldman Affair”:...

     
  • WebYeshiva Daily Halacha

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    WebYeshiva Daily Halacha

    – Advertisement – New to the WebYeshiva Blog:Halacha Yomit Videos Rabbi Chaim Brovender posts a Halacha Yomit...

     
  • Announcements #021

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    Announcements #021

    New issue of The Commentator: The Jew And The Gentile: Dr. Lamm responds to an anonymous professor about Jewish attitudes...

     
  • What I Think About Football

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    What I Think About Football

    Joe Schick has a front page article in The Jewish Press about Orthodox Jews and sports. He quotes me as follows (link): Rabbi...

     
  • Rav Soloveitchik on the Akedah

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    Rav Soloveitchik on the Akedah

    The Akedah, the story of the binding of Yitzchak, lends itself to multiple interpretations. The following is what R. Joseph...

     
  • New Periodical: The Jewish Bible Quarterly 36:1 January-March 2008

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    New Periodical: The Jewish Bible Quarterly 36:1 January-March 2008

    I just received my first issue of The Jewish Bible Quarterly. The articles are of varying quality but I found a good deal...

     
  • The Coney Island Wig Controversy

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    The Coney Island Wig Controversy

    There is a story going around the blogs about a wig store in Flatbush, across the street from Yeshiva Chaim Berlin (on Coney...

     
  • The Sunday Goy

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    The Sunday Goy

    R. David Horwitz writes about his trip to Japan with Yeshiva College students and how they handled the issue of whether Shabbos...