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This week not only marks the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, Yom Yerushalayim, but, the next day, the 29th of Iyar, marked the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Hebron, site … more
This week’s essay is devoted to one short chapter in the life and rich legacy of Rabbi Shlomo Goren, when the fate of Jerusalem was determined as the Jewish state … more
On Yom Yerushalayim will be celebrated next Wednesday, May 24, the 28 Day of Iyar, the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. The role played by Jerusalem in the Jewish religion is … more
This week’s Kosher Bookworm features an excerpt from an essay by the distinguished writer and thinker Michal Horowitz which will serve as the introduction to a series of review essays focusing … more
This week’s column is dedicated to the memory of the Dr. Louis Feldman, noted author, Yeshiva University professor of classics, and renowned scholar of Jewish history specializing in Josephus … more
Human history is filled to the chronological brim with episodes of a welcome peace, and bloody wars. Each has its reason for existence and each fills the pages of history with murder and heroism, … more
At Alan Gerber’s request, we’re reprinting his reviews of two Haggadahs that he holds in high regard — one by Rabbi David Fohrman of Woodmere, the other by Rabbi Aharon Marcus, who … more
The Haggadah under review this week, “Haggadah Shel Pesach: Machat Shel Yad,” composed by Rabbi Yitzchok Frankel of the Agudath Israel of the Five Towns, is the first publication in the … more
Now, can you just imagine this: another new Haggadah for this year’s Pesach celebrations. And its author, Rabbi Benjamin Blech, has been a rabbi right here on the South … more
It is three weeks till Pesach, the feast of our liberation, and it all started with Yosef. And it is the biblical story of Yosef that is at the center of a unique musical production of that title in … more
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