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  • Gonna Celebrate Pesach Like It’s 5773 – Rabbi Barry Gelman

    By Rabbi Barry Gelman

    March 23, 2013 | 10:19 pm

    I recently listened to a shiur on the subject of Pesach wherein the Rabbi insisted that currently we celebrate the spiritual freedom of Pesach... read on

  • Partnership Minyanim: A Follow Up Response to Rabbi Barry Freundel

    by Dr. Chaim Trachtman

    March 7, 2013 | 6:29 pm

    Rabbi Freundel's detailed analysis of the halakhic basis for Partnership Minyanim demonstrates an impressive mastery of the relevant texts. But, in assessing this new practice, it is important to examine not only the halakhic responsa but also some of the underlying assumptions... read on

  • Maharat: A new model of leadership by Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    By Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    March 1, 2013 | 8:48 am

    Orthodox Jews believe that men and women are fundamentally different.  They have different characteristics, different strengths, different obligations and different ways of seeing the world and approaching life.  Thus, it follows that especially for us, (as opposed perhaps to more... read on

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  • Fight for Your Quinoa!

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    February 28, 2013 | 12:13 pm

    Quinoa has been a breath of fresh culinary air in the non-kitniyot Pesach kitchen, and has restored dietary sanity to us Ashkenazim. But the kitniyot zealots are lurking. The OU, for example, is equivocating on quinoa’s non-kitniyot status . The battle for quinoa is underway, but... read on

  • Ruth Calderon - Mother of Redemption?

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    February 26, 2013 | 10:56 pm

     Dr. Ruth Calderon’s Knesset speech has created more buzz around the Jewish world than any speech like it in the history of the State of Israel. Probably because nothing remotely like it has ever happened before. The unexpected, unprecedented, yet incredibly moving sight of a... read on

  • Guest Post – Reflections on Rabbi David Hartman z”l

    by Rabbi David Wolkenfeld

    February 12, 2013 | 6:39 am

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    The first time I heard Rabbi David Hartman speak was in the summer following my “shannah aleph” year in Israel between high school and college.... read on

  • Will Ophir Ben-Shetreet remain observant? If not, I may know why.

    By Rabbi Barry Gelman

    January 31, 2013 | 6:55 am

    News of the suspension from school of Ophir Ben-Shetreet, for performing on the Israeli hit show, “The Voice” in violation of her school’s policy of... read on

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Our Orthodox Rabbis and an Orthodox Maharat writing about how they see Judaism, Israel, the Jewish People and our world.

Rabbi Hyim Shafner is the Rabbi of Bais Abraham...

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