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Announcement: Mayor Booker with R. Soloveichik

The Role of Religion in Education and Public Life Mayor Cory Booker Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik You are cordially invited to an evening of conversation with Rabbi Dr. Meir Soloveichik and Mayor Cory Booker, Newark, N.J., on May 7th at 8pm, on the topic of “The Role of Religion in Education and Public Life.” During this event, Rabbi Dr. Meir ...

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Announcement: Dr. Leiman Lecture

The community is invited to a siyum and lecture to commemorate the first yahrtzeit of Rabbi Albert Hollander הרב אלימלך ב”ר יצחק ז”ל The Passover Haggadah: A Study in Art, History, and Rabbinic Interpretation by Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman, Professor of Jewish History and Literature, Brooklyn College and Yeshiva University Sunday, March 25, 2012, 7:30pm Young Israel of Kew Gardens ...

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Announcement: Three New Books

Piskei Halachah of Harav Yisroel Belsky by R. Moishe Dovid Leibovits, written as a merit for Harav Belsky’s full recovery. Over 500 rulings from R. Belsky with extensive footnotes. Available at thehalacha.com. Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah by frequent commenter Dr. Moshe Simon-Shoshan. A groundbreaking study of Jewish law (halakhah) and ...

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Announcement: KMP Shiur by R. Feldman

Khilah Marine Park is pleased to invite men to a new shiur in הלכות שבת by Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman The shiur will focus on developing an in-depth understanding of basic concepts in Hilchos Shabbos. The shiur is scheduled for Wednesday nights at 8:45pm followed by Maariv at 9:30pm Beginning Wednesday March 15th at Khilah Marine Park 3605 Quentin Rd., ...

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Announcement: Rothstein Book Launch

Join R. Gidon Rothstein for a discussion of his new book We’re Missing the Point: What’s Wrong with the Orthodox Jewish Community and How to Fix It R. Gidon Rothstein will speak about “Sincerity Isn’t Enough” Where: Riverdale Jewish Center When: Sunday, March 11, 8pm This coming Sunday night, at 8PM at the Riverdale Jewish Center (3700 Independence Ave. Bronx, ...

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Announcement: Ziegler Book Launch

Join WebYeshiva.org for a live, online, interactive book launch with R. Reuven Ziegler about his new volume Majesty and Humility: The Thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (OU Press, Urim). Tuesday, March 6th at 3pm New York time (10pm Jerusalem). Free registration required at: link. Contact [email protected] with any questions or for assistance. Rabbi Reuven Ziegler is Director of Research ...

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Announcement: Brain Death Book Launch

Book Launch - Defining the Moment: Understanding Brain Death in Halakhah / Rabbi David Shabtai, MD will be launching his new book with a lecture for the Medical Ethics Society of Yeshiva University at The Seforim Sale, this Sunday, February 19th, at 7pm (Belfer Hall, room 218). Learn more about the book at www.DefiningThe Moment.com or purchase it directly at Amazon. To celebrate the book’s debut, the book is being offered at a 15% discount at the...

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Announcement: Kol Hamevaser

Kol Hamevaser The Jewish Thought Magazine of the YU Student Body is proud to present its newest issue, on “War and Peace.” The issues are now available on the internet at www.kolhamevaser.com and soon in shuls and college Hillels across the country. Read all about… Nuclear Weapons and Halakhah Sieges from Tanakh times until today Levinas’ and Maimonides’ views on ...

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Announcement: Rabbi Amsalem in DC

MK Rabbi Haim Amsalem to Address Community in Washington, DC Tuesday, January 31st, at 6:30PM, MK Rabbi Haim Amsalem, leader of the Am Shalem Party in Israel, will address the community at Magen David Sephardic Congregation, the Sephardic Synagogue of the Nation’s Capital. The synagogue is located at 11215 Woodglen Drive, Rockville, MD, 20852. For more information, please contact the ...

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Announcement: Support LES Torah

Help Support Limud HaTorah on the Lower East Side of Manhattan Please join The East Side Torah Center’s raffle. Just go to etzedaka.com and look for our raffle to purchase ticket(s). One entry: link Two entries: link Please Spread the word. (Announce your simchah or Torah lectures by clicking on the button in the top right corner of Hirhurim. See ...

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