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  • Nittel Nacht – Christmas Eve

    Ari Enkin (1)
    Nittel Nacht – Christmas Eve

    by Rabbi Ari Enkin There has evolved a collection of legends and folklore over the centuries concerning Christmas Eve, referred...

     
  • Resurrection, Shovavim and Organ Transplants in Queens

    Gil Student (0)
    Resurrection, Shovavim and Organ Transplants in Queens

    R. Yonatan Kaganoff writes about Shovavim Tat: link R. Daniel Z. Feldman to speak about “Halachic Issues Involving...

     
  • Brushing Teeth on Shabbos

    Gil Student (2)
    Brushing Teeth on Shabbos

    This past Shabbos my eight-year-old son had a friend sleeping over. At night, I told my son to go brush his teeth with toothpaste...

     
  • Jnews Roundup IX

    Gil Student (0)
    Jnews Roundup IX

    Raphael stepped down from doing the Jnews Roundup so if anyone would like to give it a try, please contact me. Spinka Rebbe...

     
  • New Periodical: Jewish Action Winter 2007, 68:2

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: Jewish Action Winter 2007, 68:2

    There is a new issue of Jewish Action that is available on its website (link). This is a particularly relevant issue because...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Vayechi 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Vayechi 5768

    by Steve Brizel Yosef’s Reconciliation with His Brothers R. Zev Leff investigates why the rapprochement between Yosef...

     
  • If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem! II

    Gil Student (0)
    If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem! II

    Following up on this post (link), there is a lengthy exchange of letters in the current issue of The Jewish Press, including...

     
  • What High School Is For

    Gil Student (0)
    What High School Is For

    The Commentator has an article about a new program coming out of YU that encourages high school students to cover large amounts...

     
  • Announcements #017

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #017

    Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and Lincoln Square Synagogue invite the entire community to the seventh annual...

     
  • Yeshiva College Curriculum Review

    Gil Student (0)
    Yeshiva College Curriculum Review

    Untwain, Detwain, or Retwain?: A Hope for the Yeshiva College Curriculum Review by Noah Greenfield [Editor's note: Yeshiva...