Recent Essays

  • Ebola and Tefillin

    Gil Student (0)
    Ebola and Tefillin

    by R. Gil Student In the latest issue of Jewish Action, R. Dr. Eddie Reichman discusses halakhic issues surrounding the recent...

     
  • Audio Roundup

    Joel Rich (0)
    Audio Roundup

    by Joel Rich Minhag? I recently received correspondence responding to my question concerning “when did minhag become a...

     
  • SoundCloud and Jewish Law

    Gil Student (0)
    SoundCloud and Jewish Law

    by R. Gil Student SoundCloud is one of many online services that allow users to upload audio recordings for others to hear....

     
  • New Periodical: Hakirah 18

    Gil Student (0)
    New Periodical: Hakirah 18

    Sorry this is overdue but this journal is big. Hakirah 18 (Winter 2014): Letters to the Editor – Prof. Marc Shapiro...

     
  • From the Archives of Tradition

    Yitzchak Blau (0)
    From the Archives of Tradition

    by R. Yitzchak Blau Professor George Schlesinger studied in Yeshivas Chevron, was a yeshiva high school rebbe in Kfar Haroeh,...

     
  • A Rabbi Wrote a Halakhah Sefer – What Happened Next Will Amaze You!

    Jeffrey Saks (4)
    A Rabbi Wrote a Halakhah Sefer – What Happened Next Will Amaze You!

    by R. Jeffrey Saks The recent discovery of the 12 second video clip of the Chofetz Chaim has rightfully fascinated the Torah...

     
  • Ashreichem

    Gil Student (0)
    Ashreichem

    Simcha Leiner sings this great song: ...

     
  • Three Types of Rabbinic Authority

    Gidon Rothstein (0)
    Three Types of Rabbinic Authority

    by R. Gidon Rothstein Drasha 12, part 1 What gives rabbis, or even the Gemara, authority in halachic issues? In this drasha,...

     
  • Differences Between Shemoneh Esrei and Shema

    Aharon Ziegler (0)
    Differences Between Shemoneh Esrei and Shema

    Halakhic Positions of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik by R. Aharon Ziegler Rav Soloveitchik note several differences between the...

     
  • Books Received

    Gil Student (0)
    Books Received

    Rising Moon – Unraveling the Book of Ruth by R. Moshe Miller (Renana) ...