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This week I am both honored and glad to bring to your attention a new siddur, “The Koren Rav Kook Siddur,” which is based on commentary by Rav Avraham Yitzchok HaKohen Kook, … more
He was one of the greatest leading rabbinic figures of the last century; learned and polite, well versed in the codes; brave, direct and an effective communicator of G-d’s sacred teachings. His … more
The central focus of this week’s essay is a poem by one of our people’s most distinguished theologians and gifted interpreters of our religious tradition, Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopez … more
Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider, the author of “The Light That Unites” (OUPress, 2017) authored an interesting essay for the current issue of Yeshiva University’s “Torah To-Go: … more
This year I have the honor to bring to your attention a unique anthology of essays related to Chanukah published by the OUPress. This work, titled “The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion. … more
This Wednesday, Nov. 29, marks the 70th anniversary of the passage by the United Nations of Resolution 181, specifying a partition plan that would ultimately lead to the establishment of a Jewish … more
With the Thanksgiving holiday now upon us I would like to bring to your attention a wonderful and most informative literary work entitled, “Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the … more
This week I am presenting a guest writer, Rabbi Jeremy Rosen, whose essay, “Italian Talmud,” excerpted below, introduces us to an interesting chapter in the long history … more
Yes, prayer is a bridge, a spiritual bridge that we take daily in our trip to G-d’s spiritual universe. And the bridge that we travel over is the siddur, the Jewish prayer book. Recently, a … more
The name and history of the Aish Kodesh in our community is well known. This legacy from the tragedy of the Warsaw Ghetto of one of its towering leaders, Rebbi Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira, the Aish … more
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