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"This guy knows all the gossip, the ins and outs, the lashon hara of the Orthodox world. He’s an [expert] in... all the inner workings of the Orthodox world." (Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff)
"This generation's Hillel." (Nathan Cofnas)
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The Jewish View On Brain Death, Organ Donation
The Jewish Week reports Jan. 11, 2011: Faced with two well-founded positions of Jewish law on when death occurs for the purpose of organ donations, the country’s major Modern Orthodox rabbinic group has similarly ruled that both brain-stem death and … Continue reading
Posted in Hershel Schachter, R. Moshe Tendler, RCA Tagged avraham shapira, blood libel, brain death, brain stem death, core issues, moshe tendler, rabbi moshe, rabbi tendler Comments Off on The Jewish View On Brain Death, Organ Donation
Did Women Pray In Ancient Times?
In a 2009 lecture on Rabbi Avraham Shapira, Rabbi Marc B. Shapiro says: Don’t think that women didn’t pray [with the Jewish prayer book] before modern times. Daniel Sperber has a whole chapter on women’s prayer groups. I’m assuming that … Continue reading
Posted in Marc B. Shapiro Tagged adin steinsaltz, avraham shapira, daniel sperber, kiryat moshe, manis friedman, mercaz harav Comments Off on Did Women Pray In Ancient Times?