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Posted on: April 18th, 2007

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Question: Popular radio personality Don Imus was fired last week over racial cracks he made about the Rutgers women's basketball team. Your reaction?

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2007

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Question: Every year, new non-edible kosher for Passover products arrive in stores. Have we gone too far, or are we simply being justifiably stringent in observing Pesach?

 

Posted on: March 28th, 2007

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Question: Is there any way to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians?

 

Posted on: March 14th, 2007

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Question: Are you concerned about global warming?

 

Posted on: February 21st, 2007

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Question: Every year we hear about teenagers overdrinking on Purim, in some cases requiring medical attention. What can be done to combat the problem?

 

Posted on: February 14th, 2007

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With Presidents Day coming up next Monday, it seemed like the ideal time to chat with Paul Kengor, associate professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

 

Posted on: January 24th, 2007

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Question: Any practical suggestions on how to deal with the agunah situation?

 

Posted on: December 27th, 2006

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Question: Jonathan Pollard is serving his 22nd year in prison for espionage. Do you think his actions warranted a life sentence?

 

Posted on: November 29th, 2006

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Question: Should Hillary Clinton run for president in 2008? Would you vote for her?

 

Posted on: November 22nd, 2006

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Question: Do you celebrate Thanksgiving?

 

Posted on: December 28th, 2005

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It may sound like the starkest of contradictions, but Abigail Pogrebin's Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish (Broadway Books) is as depressing as it is addictive.

Miller-Rabbi-Avigdor
 

Posted on: August 4th, 2004

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From 1946 to 1975 Rav Miller was the rav of the Young Israel of Rugby in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. In 1975 the shul relocated to Ocean Parkway near Avenue R and was subsequently called Bais Yisroel Torah Center. Rav Miller served as the rav there until his passing in 2001.

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Posted on: July 28th, 2004

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What follows below should be read in light of what Orthodoxy in the United States was during the forties, fifties and sixties. Orthodoxy certainly looked at least 'externally' different than it does today. In general, Orthodox Jews dressed in a fashion similar to their gentile neighbors. Most Orthodox men were clean shaven.

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Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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The third yahrzeit of HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l, occurred a few weeks ago. I had the privilege of knowing him as a talmid and on a personal level for more than 30 years, from about 1970 until his passing in 2001.

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