Recent Essays

  • The Chofetz Chaim

    Henry Abramson (0)
    The Chofetz Chaim

    Brief video highlighting the life and work of Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan (1838-1936), one of the most influential Rabbis of...

     
  • Sacrificing the Sinner

    Gil Student (1)
    Sacrificing the Sinner

    by R. Gil Student I. Two Reasons for Punishment Beruriah famously inferred from the Bible that God does want sinners to suffer...

     
  • What Tzenius Is Really About

    Gil Student (0)
    What Tzenius Is Really About

    by R. Gil Student A yeshiva student complained in an online letter, reported in JTA, that checks for adherence to the school’s...

     
  • The Blessing and the Curse, and the List of “the Cursed”

    Amnon Bazak (0)
    The Blessing and the Curse, and the List of “the Cursed”

    by Rav Amnon Bazak A. The Blessing and the Curse Our parasha describes the procedure for the proclamation of the blessing...

     
  • New Periodical: Tradition Summer 2014

    Gil Student (2)
    New Periodical: Tradition Summer 2014

    Tradition 47:2 (Summer 2014): Are We All Seminary Men? And The Foliage of Old Vilna by R. Shalom Carmy – On boundaries...

     
  • Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere II

    Barry Freundel (0)
    Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere II

    by Rabbi Dr Barry Freundel The London Beth Din, United Synagogue and Maggid Books are publishing Morash Kehillat Yaakov,...

     
  • Kaparot

    Aharon Ziegler (0)
    Kaparot

    Halakhic Positions of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik by R. Aharon Ziegler The custom of Kaparot on Erev Yom Kippur is the subject...

     
  • Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere

    Barry Freundel (0)
    Praying for the Government in the UK and Elsewhere

    by Rabbi Dr Barry Freundel The London Beth Din, United Synagogue and Maggid Books are publishing Morash Kehillat Yaakov,...

     
  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (2)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich Question: I was recently on an EL AL flight to Israel. The crew congenially allowed us to daven mincha right...

     
  • A Hashkafah of Dating

    Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer (3)
    A Hashkafah of Dating

    by Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer Love and marriage in the Jewish community is a perennial source of perplexity. An imagined...