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Spitting On Yom Kippur
In a March 10, 2009 lecture on Leviticus 19: 26-28, Dennis Prager said: When I was in yeshiva, a very very pious rabbi who on Yom Kippur was so careful not to drink that he would not even swallow his … Continue reading
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Is Jew-Hatred Practical?
In a 2008 lecture on Leviticus 19, Dennis Prager is asked: “Do you think any aspect of anti-Semitism is spiritual as opposed to practical?” Dennis: It’s all spiritual and theological. It’s not practical at all. Anti-Semitism is among the most … Continue reading
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Dennis Prager’s Autobiography
In his 2008 lecture on Leviticus 19, Dennis Prager said: I am writing my autobiography. Tentatively, it’s about my three journeys — as a man, as an American and as a Jew. I’m writing the Jew part right now. Part … Continue reading
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Hirhurim reports: Late last week, the Chief Rabbinical High Court in Israel ruled that all conversions over the past 20 years by R. Haim Druckman–the head of the Conversion Administration–are invalid. This led to an uproar and Chief (Sephardic) Rabbi … Continue reading
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I’m A Righteous Man Because I Don’t Hate People In My Heart, I Hate Them On My Blog!
I have some reflections on the Torah’s injunction not to hate your neighbor in your heart. I’ve been studying Sefer HaChinuch (the 14th? century book of Jewish education) on Leviticus 19 (the Holiness Code). Which Jews are we allowed to … Continue reading
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