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Can Jewish Law Be Wrong?

Dennis Prager writes: Many years ago, one of the most respected Orthodox rabbis of our generation, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the chief rabbi of Efrat, told me the following story — and, of course gave me permission to tell it in … Continue reading

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Kabbalist To The Stars Accused Of Fraud

FailedMessiah reports: The father in law of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto says the kabbalist to the stars used him to launder money. Rabbi Shlomo Ben Hamo is the Chief Rabbi of Argentina. His daughter Deborah is Pinto’s wife. In a court … Continue reading

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Parashat Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9)

I discuss the weekly Torah portion with Rabbi Rabbs every Monday at 7pm PST on my live cam and on YouTube. Facebook Fan Page. This week we study Parashat Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9). Here’s an excerpt from the rabbi’s notes from … Continue reading

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Lonely Hasidic Men

Where will they find solace? Will the Torah be enough? The New York Times reports: In July and August, many families there head for bungalow colonies in the Catskills, leaving behind men who work all week and reunite with their … Continue reading

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Did The Rambam Abandon His Principles As Quickly As I Abandoned My Morals?

The Rambam produced his 13 essential principles of the Jewish faith when he was a young man. And then he never mentioned them again. That’s why Rabbi Shlomo Goren held that the Rambam abandoned his 13 essential principles. If he … Continue reading

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