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Recently a new translation of the  ‘’Ben Ish Chai on Megillas Rus’’ by Rabbi Yerachmiel Bratt was published in Israel. The hallmark of this commentary on Ruth, according … more
This week’s column once again is devoted to our people’s love and deep devotion to the sanctity of Jerusalem and the celebration of Yom Yerushalayim this coming Saturday night and Sunday, … more
Three years ago Koren Publishers released a unique liturgical work dedicated to Yom Ha’atzma’ut and Yom Yerushalayim. Among its essays, one written by Rabbi Berel Wein, titled simply … more
Rabbi Hayyim Angel is one of my favorite authors on the deeper meaning of Tanakh text and commentary. In this week’s column, Rabbi Yaakov Beasley, Tanakh coordinator at Yeshivat Lev haTorah who … more
At its Yom Ha’atzma’ut event this Wednesday evening, the Young Israel of Woodmere will hear former Senator and vice presidential candidate Joseph Lieberman discuss “Reflections on … more
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
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