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Praying On A Plane

Rabbi Gil Student writes: Meir Weingarten of Ariel Tours was kind enough to provide me with a booklet from El Al that contains the following: Our sages show the way. Customs of Gedolei Torah During Flights. Rabbi Shmuel Halevi Wosner, … Continue reading

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I Visited The Temple Mount In 2000

I walked around and inside the Dome of the Rock when I was in Israel in 2000. From the Jewish Press: "The rabbanim are not talking halacha," Rabbi Moshe Tendler told The Jewish Press. "They’re issuing a political statement."  Last … Continue reading

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When Technology & Torah Collide

From the New York Times (which consistently publishes the best journalism on Orthodox Judaism): The rabbis, scientists and engineers of the Zomet Institute are trying to solve the problems that arise when technology and the Torah collide. Working from their … Continue reading

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Is It The Job Of Kashrut Rabbis To Make Sure That Workers Are Fairly Paid?

Nobody has the wisdom to decide what is fair pay outside of the employer and employee who come to a deal. If an illegal immigrant will work for $2 an hour, then that is fair pay. Nobody is putting a … Continue reading

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A Rabbi’s Curious Allegations

Nathan Lewin writes for The Jewish Press:   In a front-page article asserting that minors had been hired to work in an Iowa kosher meat-packing plant and in an editorial calling the plant the modern equivalent of Upton Sinclair’s The … Continue reading

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