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The following is an excerpt from Rabbi Evan Hoffman’s “Parsha Themes in Historical Perspective,” published this summer by Gefen Publishing. This section is titled “The Missing … more
Beginning with Shabbos Chazon and until the Shabbos before Rosh Hashana every haftorah comes from the book of Yeshayahu. This column considers a book published by Artscroll in 2009, “Rav … more
Grenade! Grenade! The very mention of this word can send shudders down the spine of even the most battle hardened. The instinct is to run. However, on the first of Av in 2006, one brave … more
In “Lamentations: Faith In A Turbulent World,” Dr. Yael Ziegler interweaves careful literary analysis combining traditional and academic scholarship with attention to religious … more
As we approach the Three Weeks, it is time to consider literature that will help us to better understand the themes that make this season the most somber on the Jewish calendar. “In The … more
In “The Making of a Halachic Decision,” Rabbi Moshe Walter leads us through the route that has been traversed through the ages by our great halachic decisors. Using a simple … more
It was the time when there was no State of Israel, before there were Arab refugees, occupied territories and Zionist crimes and criminals. The Kotel, the Old City, the West Bank, Gaza, the Golan … more
The most awesome and magnificent moments in history were most … more
Ir David, the City of David, the name of the area beyond the southern edge of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, is fast becoming one of the most visited sites in Jerusalem, thus warranting … more
Rabbi Dovid Kviat zt”l , prolific author of the acclaimed “Succas Dovid,” was born in Bialystock, Poland, one of the outstanding scholars of the Mir Yeshiva. During World War II … more
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