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  • Who Put The Ultra In Ultra-Orthodox?

    Gil Student (0)
    Who Put The Ultra In Ultra-Orthodox?

    In a recent opinion piece in the Forward, Abbot Katz objected to the term “Ultra-Orthodox” (link). I happen to...

     
  • The Challenge Is Back

    Gil Student (0)
    The Challenge Is Back

    The second edition of Rabbi Natan Slifkin’s The Challenge of Creation is now available in stores and online (link)....

     
  • Why Pesach?

    Gil Student (0)
    Why Pesach?

    R. Gersion Appel explains the different approaches of the Chinukh and the Rambam to the Passover commandments in his newly...

     
  • Announcements #035: WebYeshiva Offers Online Hebrew Ulpan and Torah Tutoring

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #035: WebYeshiva Offers Online Hebrew Ulpan and Torah Tutoring

    WebYeshiva is offering two completely new programs to help students of Torah improve their learning. The first is an online...

     
  • The Greatest Threat to Judaism?

    Gil Student (0)
    The Greatest Threat to Judaism?

    The complete letter by R. Yaakov Horowitz about whether hotels on Pesach are the biggest threat to Judaism (discussed in...

     
  • New Periodical: RJJ Journal no. LV

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: RJJ Journal no. LV

    A new issue has been published of The Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society: Shemittah by R. Dovid Cohen (of the CRC,...

     
  • Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

    Gil Student (0)
    Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

    The funeral for R. Henoch Lebowitz, rosh yeshiva of Chofetz Chaim, will take place at Yeshiva Chofetz Chaim at 12 noon tomorrow...

     
  • Online Passover Guides

    Gil Student (0)
    Online Passover Guides

    Passover guides by major kosher supervision organizations: OU Passover website- PDF of guidebook Star-K website- PDF of...

     
  • The Five Mitzvot of the Seder (Part II)

    Ari Enkin (0)
    The Five Mitzvot of the Seder (Part II)

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin Four Cups of Wine The most prominent rabbinical mitzva[1] of the Seder evening is the requirement to...

     
  • Announcements #034

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #034

    Pre-Pesah Mishmar Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School is pleased to invite the community to an end of the zman Pre-Pesah...