I hear my alarm clock buzzing
But my body refuses to budge
It needs another shot of caffeine
In the form of a latte with mocha-fudge
Last Shabbos Jerry Bechhofer was standing in shul as always – two rows in front of mine, tall and smiling.
As we study the Talmud, we come across the names of our great Sages, usually attached to a particular law or halachic position.
I believe that the Torah is often morally, deeply, and deliberately flawed, and that furthermore, God Himself intentionally made it flawed. It is the latter issue that I will discuss in this essay.
Italy’s prime minister vows to oppose, not abstain against future UNESCO resolutions against Israel.
“They are acting like children, lying about history”
The point of the dispute is whether we follow the Torah’s terminology, that Shemini Atzeres is independent, or people’s common parlance, that Shemini Atzeres is included in Sukkos.
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