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Title: Halakhic Morality: Essays on Ethics and Masorah by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
The Rav begins his project with an in-depth examination of the first four mishnayot of Pirkei Avot, raising topics such as the sources of ethics, power and persuasion, elitism and democracy, educational philosophy, freedom and coercion, among others.

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Lincoln And The Jews

20 Shevat 5777 – February 15, 2017
The proximate cause of the Grant’s order to expel the Jews was the dire cotton shortage in the North, which gave rise to a wild black market in Southern cotton.

e-Edition: February 10, 2017

14 Shevat 5777 – February 10, 2017

The Jew Who Discovered Penicillin’s Use

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
He married within the faith (to chemist Anne Beloff) and was an outspoken anti-assimilationist.

e-Edition: February 3, 2017

7 Shevat 5777 – February 3, 2017

Disraeli And The Secret Plan To End The U.S. Civil War

6 Shevat 5777 – February 1, 2017
Disraeli was also a Zionist who, in several of his later books, expressed his strong desire to see the return of the Jews to their land, including Jerusalem.

Giving Female Prisoners A Second Chance

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
A human being is defined by his ability to choose. When you're in jail, choice is taken away from you.

e-Edition: January 27, 2017

29 Tevet 5777 – January 27, 2017

Isaac Leeser: Father Of Torah Judaism In America

28 Tevet 5777 – January 25, 2017
Orphaned at age 14 and raised by his devout grandmother, who greatly influenced him, Leeser emigrated from Germany to America three years later, arriving at Richmond (1824).

e-Edition: January 20, 2017

22 Tevet 5777 – January 20, 2017

Pete Seeger: An Anti-Zionist Who Sang Israeli Songs

22 Tevet 5777 – January 19, 2017
None of this should have been surprising to those who knew him because he was always first and foremost an unrepentant communist who, despite his repeated assertions of standing for peace and mutual cooperation, was actually a great anti-Israel public figure.

e-Edition: January 13, 2017

15 Tevet 5777 – January 13, 2017

The Art Of The Kotel

14 Tevet 5777 – January 11, 2017
The following four artistic depictions of this most sacred Jewish site from my collection are among my personal favorites.

e-Edition: January 6, 2017

8 Tevet 5777 – January 6, 2017

The Judaism Of Joseph Pulitzer

7 Tevet 5777 – January 5, 2017
Among other evidence, researchers have uncovered any number of official records, including passports and issued passes that conform Pulitzer’s mother was a Hungarian-born Jew.

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