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  • Is There an Orthodox War Against Modern Orthodoxy?

    Gil Student (0)
    Is There an Orthodox War Against Modern Orthodoxy?

    Professor Shaul Magid reviews Flipping Out?: link I haven’t finished reading the review yet (printing it out did not...

     
  • Announcements #046: More Shabbos In My Soul

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #046: More Shabbos In My Soul

    For the past five years, Rabbi Boruch Leff has been a weekly featured Yated USA columnist. His column, “Toward a Meaningful...

     
  • Amen After Your Own Bracha

    Ari Enkin (0)
    Amen After Your Own Bracha

    By: Rabbi Ari Enkin As a general rule, one never responds “Amen” to a blessing which one has personally recited....

     
  • New Blog: Zoo Torah

    Gil Student (0)
    New Blog: Zoo Torah

    Your favorite zoo rabbi has just started blogging: http://www.zootorah.blogspot.com ...

     
  • Endless Wisdom

    Gil Student (0)
    Endless Wisdom

    The Gemara (Berakhos 40a) distinguishes between divine and human (i.e. physical) ways. When a cup is filled it can no longer...

     
  • Announcements #045: NEW and FREE Pirkei Avot and Beginners Mishnah Shiur Starting Today at WebYeshiva

    Gil Student (0)
    Announcements #045: NEW and FREE Pirkei Avot and Beginners Mishnah Shiur Starting Today at WebYeshiva

    Starting today Sunday June 29, 2008 WebYeshiva will offer two FREE classes for the rest of the summer Zman. They are the...

     
  • The New Chief Rabbi of France

    Gil Student (0)
    The New Chief Rabbi of France

    The Israeli Yated Ne’eman has an interesting description of the newly elected Chief Rabbi of France (link): The Jewish...

     
  • Freedom from Bondage IV

    Gil Student (0)
    Freedom from Bondage IV

    (Continued from these posts: I, II, III) CHAPTER SIX: BIBLE CODES In this chapter, Gold dismantles the codes that people...

     
  • Parashah Roundup: Korach 5768

    Gil Student (0)
    Parashah Roundup: Korach 5768

    by Steve Brizel [I’m sure all the readers join with me in wishing mazal tov to Steve on the birth of his first grandchild...

     
  • Tekheles Strings

    Gil Student (0)
    Tekheles Strings

    R. Shlomo Aviner on wearing tekheles (blue) strings on your tallis and tzitzis garments (link): Q: Should I wear the techelet...