Recent Essays

  • Dew and Precipitation

    Gil Student (0)
    Dew and Precipitation

    From the Ezras Torah calender (link – PDF): THURSDAY NIGHT, DEC. 4, 8 KISLEVAt Maariv of Thursday night Dec. 4, 8 Kislev,...

  • Shaking Hands With Women V

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    Shaking Hands With Women V

    In a lecture on this week’s Torah portion (link, beginning minute 51), R. Hershel Schachter discusses how Ya’akov...

  • Audio Roundup XIX

    Gil Student (0)
    Audio Roundup XIX

    by Joel Rich Rabbi Michael Rosensweig – Divrei Sofrim: The Interface Between D’orayta and D’rabanan:...

  • Parashah Roundup: Vayetze 5769

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Vayetze 5769

    by Steve Brizel Yaakov Avinu’s Journey R. Michael Rosenweig shows us how Yaakov Avinu’s life demonstrates persistence...

  • Announcements #063: WebYeshiva “Real World” Gathering

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    Announcements #063: WebYeshiva “Real World” Gathering

    First Annual WebYeshiva “Real World” Gathering Students of Rabbi Chaim Brovender from throughout the years are...

  • Zoo Rabbi In NY This Week – UPDATED

    Gil Student (0)
    Zoo Rabbi In NY This Week – UPDATED

    R. Natan Slifkin is visiting New York this week. Here is his schedule of public appearances: Wednesday December 38:05pm at...

  • The State of Modern Orthodox Education

    Gil Student (0)
    The State of Modern Orthodox Education

    Atid published a new booklet, Teaching Toward Tomorrow: Setting an Agenda for Modern Orthodox Education, that contains essays...

  • Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

    Gil Student (0)
    Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

    I’ve been debating whether to report this and have decided to do so, despite the inevitability of commenters bringing...

  • Death & Mourning – Pouring Out the Water

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    Death & Mourning – Pouring Out the Water

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin l’zichram shel kedoshei Mumbai, ztvk”l hy”dOn This Day of Funerals, Hirhurim Staff...

  • Dead Men Don’t Talk

    Gil Student (0)
    Dead Men Don’t Talk

    The following statement is made in the Gemara (Yevamos 96b-97a): Rav Yehudah said in the name of Rav: What does it mean,...