• Teaching the Daughter of a Conservative Rabbi

    by R. Gidon Rothstein 5 Av: R. Moshe Feinstein on Educating the Daughter of a Conservative Rabbi Conservative or Reform Jews are fellow Jews and working together will often help all of us (such as in building the State of Israel). At the same time, they promote a vision of the religion, nation, and ...

  • Books Received

    The Wisdom of Wealth – Torah Values Regarding Money by R. Chananel Herbsman (Mosaica) Justice for All: How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics by Jeremiah Unterman (JPS) ...

  • Sending Packages on Shabbat or Yom Tov

    by R. Daniel Mann Question: I often send packages with UPS. May I have them do a pick up on Shabbat or Yom Tov, when everything was done from beforehand, and they take it without my involvement? Answer: There are two main issues to deal with: whether they are considered doing work on your behalf; .....

  • Vort from the Rav: Devarim

    Deuteronomy 1:13 הָבוּ לָכֶם אֲנָשִׁים חֲכָמִים וּנְבֹנִים וִידֻעִים לְשִׁבְטֵיכֶם וַאֲשִׂימֵם בְּרָאשֵׁיכֶם Prepare for yourselves wise and understanding men, known among your tribes, and I will make them heads over you. The first chapter of the book of Deuteronomy details the march towards the con...

  • Responding to the Social and Communal Challenges of Divorce

    by R. Raphael Davidovich The nature of the family and of relationships between men and women has changed radically in the past century from what it had been beforehand .The world is not what it used to be. A societal change of that magnitude — that redefines the relationship between men and wo...

  • Audio Roundup 2017:29

    by Joel Rich Stump the RY—the Ritva on kiddushin 6b says ribbit (illegal interest) must be returned by the lender, but it is not gezel (robbery) or a tikkun lav (as in lav hanitak l’aseh). So what is the force that causes the return? Does the lender have to give maser ksafim from it?? ~ ... ...

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