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While still a student in a small Midwest college she learns that her aunt in New York has passed away, resulting in her life turning topsy turvy.

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For each weekly reading, Rabbi Grysman begins with a synopsis of the Torah portion, followed by a focus on a major issue.

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Posted on: August 29th, 2014

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Goldsmith himself went on his own “voyage of discovery” to the places where his grandfather and uncle landed and were sent.

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Posted on: August 22nd, 2014

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Leon experienced the War of Independence from a soldier’s perspective, while remaining true to his Jewish ideals and beliefs.

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Posted on: August 4th, 2014

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"Fields of Exile" provides a glimpse into the horrors of academic anti-Israelism, experienced by one firmly rooted in the left.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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A chacham striving for self-control over his emotion to act vindictively against someone who wronged him should make use of the concept of hashgachah pratisto achieve this goal – as if the aggressor had no free-will and was compelled to wrong him.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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This work contains three important essays on the essential questions of modern religious Tanach study.

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Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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Written entirely through Frayda’s eyes, the reader is drawn by her unassuming personality.

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Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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Adopting an ancient exegetical approach that is based on midrashic readings of the text, thematic connections that span between various books of the Bible are revealed.

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Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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While Lipman comes from an ultra-Orthodox background and is an Orthodox rabbi, he offers a breath of fresh air when he suggests that “polarization caused by extremism and isolationism in the religious community may be the greatest internal threat to the future of the Jewish people”

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Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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“Have you forgotten your dreams?” The Hope Merchant asks a defeated and hopeless Lily when she “happens” upon his shop.

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Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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The universe was created by God out of nothing; it has not always existed.

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Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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He combined intellectual achievement with deep spirituality and religious devotion.

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Posted on: July 9th, 2014

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Of course it is disingenuous to tell a person from a non-rabbinic, non-rosh yeshiva home to make an effort.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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Green was an American volunteer in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence, but something happened In Israel that has haunted him ever since.

 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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In this book, lovingly and admiringly written by Harry's wife Marion, his partner in all his endeavors, the reader is granted a ringside seat to every detail in how this project was conceived and carried to fruition.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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The author begins by distinguishing between what he calls inner/sacred technology and external/profane technology.

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Posted on: July 2nd, 2014

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I often found myself holding my hands to my mouth in utter amazement at the power of the writing, sometimes so engrossed I forgot to breathe.

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Posted on: June 26th, 2014

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His students can attest that Rabbi Blau does not waste one extra word as he opens the richness of the text.

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Posted on: June 26th, 2014

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Although the book is a light, and not to be taken in anyway as a halachic, treatise, there are some poignant moments and you may just learn a thing or two.

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