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Tag Archives: megillah
Rabbi Rabbs Won’t Water Down The Torah
The whole megillah Rabbi: “Let’s just water down the Torah. That’s not even in my thinking. To me, the Torah is the truth and that’s it.” “I have a joke book out… I used to work a day job in … Continue reading
Rabbi Rabbs – Stuck Being Jewish
The whole megillah. “I can write stuff. Part of the reason is that you can do it and you don’t have to talk to anybody. You can do it in your room with your door locked. I was a loner, … Continue reading
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Can Women Read The Megillah For Men?
Orthodox Rabbi Gil Student writes: There is a recent news item quoting R. Ovadiah Yosef as permitting women to read megillah on Purim for men (Haaretz, Arutz Sheva). This is in the news because R. Yosef recently said it publicly … Continue reading
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Modern Orthodox Authenticity Guilt
Pico/Robertson is home to three big Modern Orthodox shuls — Young Israel of Century City (YICC), Beth Jacob (BJ) and Bnai David Judea (BDJ). An Orthodox friend calls: "Who is the number one shul in Los Angeles for technical adherence … Continue reading
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Purimpalooza V – Party at the Palace!
Jconnect LA invites you to travel with us to the Persian Empire in the year 370 BCE, to the palace of King Achashverosh, where we will relive the Purim story and become a part of history. This will be a … Continue reading
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