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  • Audio Roundup XXI

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    Audio Roundup XXI

    by Joel Rich Rabbi H Schachter – The Soul of the Rav: link R’HS shares his impressions of R’YBS including...

  • Parashah Roundup: Vayeshev/Chanukah 5769

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    Parashah Roundup: Vayeshev/Chanukah 5769

    by Steve Brizel The Religious Uniqueness of Living and Studying Torah in the Land of Israel R. Aharon Lichtenstein, in large...

  • Nostalgia as History

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    Nostalgia as History

    Dr. Yoel Finkelman has a fascinating article about Charedi manipulation of history: “Nostalgia, Inspiration, Ambivalence:...

  • Announcements #064: Big Chanukah Sale

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    Announcements #064: Big Chanukah Sale

    Big Chanukah Sale On Rav Yaakov Weinberg Book! Only $10! Buy Forever His Students based on the teachings of Rav Yaakov Weinberg...

  • Rav Soloveitchik and the Madoff Scandal

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    Rav Soloveitchik and the Madoff Scandal

    I think most readers are familiar with the $50 billion Madoff scandal (if you aren’t, read this: link). I don’t...

  • Public Menora Lightings

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    Public Menora Lightings

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin The phenomenon of public Chanuka menora lighting ceremonies are a well known feature of Chabad-Lubavitch...

  • Esav’s Kiss

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    Esav’s Kiss

    When Ya’akov returned to the Land of Israel and saw his brother Esav for the first time in 22 years, Esav hugs and...

  • New Periodical: Kol Hamevaser 2:3

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    New Periodical: Kol Hamevaser 2:3

    There is a new issue of Kol Hamevaser: The Jewish Thought Magazine of the Yeshiva University Student Body. The whole issue...

  • Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

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    Barukh Dayan Ha-Emes

    The funeral for Rabbi Dr. Gersion Appel will take place on Sunday, December 14, at 1:30 P.M. at Schwartz Brothers Chapel,...

  • Yiras Shamayim

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    Yiras Shamayim

    The Orthodox Forum topic for 2006 was Yiras Shamayim, the fear of God, and a selection of articles presented at that conference...