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  • Parashah Roundup: Vayechi 5769

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    Parashah Roundup: Vayechi 5769

    by Steve Brizel by Steve Brizel Biblical Heroes R. Dr. David Berger underscores the importance that Biblical heroes are heroes...

     
  • Enslavement That Leads To Freedom

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    Enslavement That Leads To Freedom

    From Dr. Shalom Rosenberg, In the Footsteps of the Kuzari, vol. 2 p. 177: Consider the example of two people. One is lying...

     
  • Announcements #069: Philosophy on the Parshah

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    Announcements #069: Philosophy on the Parshah

    Subscribe to Rabbi Dr. David Horwitz’s Philosophy on the Parshah E-mails Rabbi Dr. David Horwitz, a Rosh Yeshiva at...

     
  • Two Follow-Ups

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    Two Follow-Ups

    Holiday Parties (link)I saw in the recently published Shulchan HaLevi (p. 135) that R. Yisroel Belsky permits, based on...

     
  • Help Warm the Needy in Israel

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    Help Warm the Needy in Israel

    – Advertisement – Did you know that one in three children in Israel go to sleep cold at night? Did you know...

     
  • More on Snow…..Snow & Halacha

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    More on Snow…..Snow & Halacha

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin After reading R’ Gil’s post: “Shovelling Snow on Shabbos” last week, it really...

     
  • Announcements #068: YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Torah Shebe’al Peh

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    Announcements #068: YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Torah Shebe’al Peh

    YCT/SAR Yom Iyun on Talmud and Torah Shebe’al Peh – February 1, 2009 YCT Rabbinical School and SAR High School...

     
  • Civilians and War

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    Civilians and War

    As the war continues in Israel, it is appropriate to study some of the relevant laws and discuss the ethical issues involved...

     
  • A New Kuzari

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    A New Kuzari

    A new version of R. Daniel Korobkin’s Hebrew-English translation of the Kuzari was recently published by Feldheim...

     
  • Considering Kugel

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    Considering Kugel

    I wrote this last night and then took it down, because I was not yet convinced that this issue could not be ignored. I am...