Whoever learns halachos every day is assured that he will be a citizen of the World to Come. For it is stated: The ways (halichos) of the world are His. Do not read halichos, but halachos. (Niddah 73a)
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Tag: Talmud Study
August 5, 2012 | 8:23 pm
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A shorter and slightly different version of this article appeared yesterday in the IHT-New York Times.
It is a commitment like few others. Seven and a half years of daily study – every day, no time off, no vacations, no holiday breaks, in sickness and health, at...
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As Jews, our character and faith are defined essentially by the story of our ancient liberation from slavery in Egypt, informing our concern for the welfare of those who are similarly oppressed. But as a minority often vulnerable to the whims of tyrannical victors, we are also keenly...