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Title: Power Bentching

2 Nisan 5771 – April 6, 2011
Expressing gratitude to Hashem for all the bounty He provides us is a Biblical mitzvah that is incumbent upon men and women when they finish a meal. We call this "bentching," most commonly known as "Grace after Meals." Unfortunately, for many of us it has turned into the "Race after Meals."

RCA Parley To Address Women’s Leadership Roles

7 Iyyar 5770 – April 21, 2010
With a high-profile discussion scheduled on women's leadership and two proposed rules aimed at marginalizing rabbis who deviate leftward on hot-button issues, an upcoming Orthodox rabbinical conference is expected to draw its largest crowd in years.

RCA Parley To Address Women’s Leadership Roles

With a high-profile discussion scheduled on women's leadership and two proposed rules aimed at marginalizing rabbis who deviate leftward on hot-button issues, an upcoming Orthodox rabbinical conference is expected to draw its largest crowd in years.

Rabbi Avi Weiss Backs Off ‘Rabba’ Title ‘For Sake Of Peace’

24 Adar 5770 – March 10, 2010
Just a few weeks after declaring Sara Hurwitz a "rabba" in order to "make clear" her status as "a full member of our rabbinic staff," Rabbi Avi Weiss promised the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) that neither he nor his Yeshivat Maharat will confer that title on any other woman.

Letters To The Editor

12 Iyyar 5766 – May 10, 2006
Giving Due Credit The tax credit legislation applauded by TEACH NYS in its two-page ad in last week's Jewish Press was enacted by the...

Letters To The Editor

21 Nisan 5766 – April 19, 2006
Applauds EditorialI heartily applaud your April 7 editorial - "Warm and Fuzzy 'Halacha'" - that called attention to the growing phenomenon of Jews, including...

Letters To The Editor

7 Adar I 5765 – February 16, 2005
Shabbos PrioritiesA person had slipped and fallen on the ice and now lay dangerously in the middle of the street, in the heart of...

Title: Principles Of Spiritual Activism

27 Sivan 5764 – June 16, 2004
Rabbi Avi Weiss has become legendary for his heroic activism on behalf of Jewish causes where others are content with private lamenting.

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