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From Hirhurim: R. Alan Yuter defends Post-Orthodoxy on the Union for Traditional Judaism website: link R. Michael J. Broyde and R. Shlomo Brody: Homosexuality and Halacha: link Video on Rav Kook: link Christie seeks to repeal Bergen County blue laws: … Continue reading
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‘Transforming Identity: The Ritual Transition From Gentile To Jew – Structure and Meaning’
From Hirhurim: In the latest issue of Tradition (link), hot off the presses and available online, R. Michael J. Broyde publishes a review of Avi Sagi and Zvi Zohar’s book about conversion, Transforming Identity: The Ritual Transition from Gentile to … Continue reading
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May A Convert Serve On A Bait Din For Conversion?
From Hirhurim: May a Convert Serve on a Bet Din for Conversion: A Short Halachic Review, Some Halachic Thoughts of My Own and a Concluding Halachic Remark Guest post by Rabbi Michael J. Broyde In a Op-Ed in The Jewish … Continue reading
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The Blog ‘Hirhurim’ Becomes A Book
Rabbi Gil Student writes: Today marks the end of the Hirhurim blog’s fifth year. I’d like to thank all of the readers and commenters, and all of my fellow posters: the regulars — Steve, Joel and R. Ari; and the … Continue reading
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