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Tales Of The Gadolim

Marc B. Shapiro writes: * Once R. Jacob David Wilovsky of Slutzk visited R. Meir Simhah of Dvinsk and told him that he wanted to also visit the Rogochover. R. Meir Simhah attempted to dissuade him, saying that the Rogochover … Continue reading

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Using A Key Card On Shabbat

Marc B. Shapiro writes: * Fixler is a student of R. Nachum Eliezer Rabinovitch, and I used some of the time we were together to clarify the details of R. Rabinovitch’s position that there is no halakhic prohibition in using … Continue reading

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Ramaz admits it employed offender

Jef* says: “See below in which RAMAZ acknowledges it passed on Rosenfeld to SAR, funny how they say no one has come forward about accusations, they just need to check their own files! Its all over the internet. This follows … Continue reading

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White Nationalism Is Spreading In The Orthodox Community

Anti-Trump activist Elad Nahori writes for the Forward: Something disturbing has been happening in the Orthodox world. White Nationalist language is infiltrating our public spaces. It’s happening in our shuls, in our communities, in our schools, and of course, online. … Continue reading

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Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History

Yoel Finkelman writes: 0094-0098 On rare occasions, academics manage to cross over and speak to those who live outside the ivory tower, and nobody in the contemporary Modern Orthodox intellectual scene does that better than Marc B. Shapiro. On even … Continue reading

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