Announcement: Celebrate R Shalom Carmy, Shiurim Dec 31 in Queens

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  • Celebrate the publication of Rav Shalom Banayikh: Essays Presented to Rabbi Shalom Carmy

    Yeshiva University invites you to attend a celebration of the publication of Rav Shalom Banayikh: Essays Presented to Rabbi Shalom Carmy, ed. R. Hayyim Angel, R. Yitzchak Blau

    Thur. Dec. 27, 7:30pm – Furst Hall 535 (500 W. 185th St., NY, NY)

    Dr. Will Lee: Rabbi Carmy and Torah U’Madda
    R. Daniel Vinik: Rabbi Carmy and Jewish Thought
    R. Hayyim Angel: Rabbi Carmy and Tanakh
    R. Shalom Carmy: Keynote Address

    Light refreshments will be served. Books will be available at a discounted price.

  • Shiurim Dec. 31 in Queens

    The Vaad Lchizuk HaTorah presents its 26th Special Evening of Torah for Men and Women:

    Two shiurim by R Shmuel Maybruch:

    1) Smoking, Skiing and Cell Phones-Risk Adversity in the Eyes of Halacha

    2) Facing the Shidduch Challenge in our Community

    Date: 12.31.12
    Time: 8:30 PM
    Where : YIKGH ( 70th Rd & 150th Street)

    with Divrei Bracha by R Yoel Schonfeld, Mara D’Asra YIKGH

  • (Announce your simchah or Torah lectures by clicking on the button in the top right corner of Hirhurim. See here for readership statistics and here for instructions on buying an announcement. Please note that announcements now cost $36 each.)

    About Gil Student

    Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.


    1. Grammar Police

      Daniel Vinik, not Vilnik
      Risk Aversion, not Risk Adversity

    2. Is there a table of contents for this book anywhere?

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