Recent Essays

  • Parashah Roundup: Va’era 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Va’era 5768

    by Steve Brizel God’s Various Names as Explained to Moshe R. Elchanan Samet demonstrates how different Divine Names...

     
  • Earliest Time for Tallis and Tefillin

    Gil Student (0)
    Earliest Time for Tallis and Tefillin

    The earliest time to put on a tallis (with a blessing) is when one can see through natural lighting the difference between...

     
  • Volunteer Wanted

    Gil Student (0)
    Volunteer Wanted

    The index for Hirhurim hasn’t been updated in a long time, and even the current index is incomplete for the prior time...

     
  • The Placement of the Torah Reading

    Ari Enkin (1)
    The Placement of the Torah Reading

    by: Rabbi Ari Enkin One will readily notice that whenever the Torah is read at Shacharit it is read after the central prayer,...

     
  • Rabbi Shalom Berger on JM in the AM

    Gil Student (0)
    Rabbi Shalom Berger on JM in the AM

    R. Shalom Berger was on JM in the AM this morning. You can listen to it on streaming audio here: link (RAM) beginning at...

     
  • Women’s Names

    Gil Student (0)
    Women’s Names

    In last week’s issue of Shabbat Be-Shabbato, R. Yisrael Rosen discusses the issues of women’s name and reaches...

     
  • Responsive Kedushah

    Gil Student (0)
    Responsive Kedushah

    An important part of the morning and afternoon prayer services is the kedushah, during the leader’s repetition of the...

     
  • Flipping Out: Rabbi Shalom Berger in the NY Area

    Gil Student (0)
    Flipping Out: Rabbi Shalom Berger in the NY Area

    Rabbi Shalom Z. Berger, one of the authors of Flipping Out?, will be speaking over the next few days at the following locations: Teaneck...

     
  • When Tigers Attack

    Gil Student (0)
    When Tigers Attack

    As 3150 news sources (at the last count) are reporting, a tiger escaped at the San Fransico Zoo this week in as yet unexplained...

     
  • Brushing Teeth on Shabbos II

    Gil Student (4)
    Brushing Teeth on Shabbos II

    More for Shmuly (continued from here). IV. Spreading R. Moshe Feinstein (Iggeros Moshe, Orach Chaim vol. 1 no. 112) writes...