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Recently the issue of high quality secular education in New York state’s non-public schools came to the fore when Boro Park state Senator Simcha Felder forced through legislation that may lower … more
Here we are, on the cusp of the holiday of Pesach that in every manner of theme and observance surely defines us as a people. With that in mind, I bring to your attention two books that deserve your … more
Following the recent loss of Rabbi Raphael Pelcovitz z”tl, I asked Rabbi Dr. Shnayer Leiman, who knew Rav Pelcovitz for many years, to share his thoughts with us. Rabbi Leiman, author of … more
Before we consider the Rav’s Haggadah, “The Seder Night: An Exalted Evening,” here are a few heartfelt remarks concerning what Pesach and its rituals meant to the Rav: “In … more
This week I continue to focus on the scholarship of Rabbi Baruch Dov Braun of DRS High School of Woodmere, with “A Visit to the Egyptian Zoo,” thematically keyed to the upcoming Pesach … more
This week I bring to your attention the scholarship of Rabbi Baruch Dov Braun, a young and very talented rabbi and teacher of Talmud and Tanach at Woodmere’s DRS High School for Boys. Among … more
This coming motzei Shabbat Zachor, one of our community’s oldest educational institutions, the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway, will honoring one of its most distinguished staff … more
Among the wisest takes on the very nature of the Purim holiday was that by Rabbi Zechariah Fendel of blessed memory who stated in the introduction to his book, “Purim: Season of Miracles” … more
Just in time for Purim, Megillat Esther Mesorat HaRav, published by OU Press and Koren Publishers, is a welcome addition to the literature about Megillat Esther. The book contains, alongside the text … more
Yes, there is an inside story to the Exodus, the defining moment and experience that culminated in the liberation of the Jewish people from Egyptian slavery and their open observance of the Jewish … more
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