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Reb Moshe Sat Up Straight
When I mention the Alexander Technique to people, they often stiffen and push themselves up in a rigid way. “Is this good Alexander Technique?” they often ask. No, it is not. You’d be better off with your habitual slump, I … Continue reading
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Did Rabbi Avi Weiss Invent Women Saying Kaddish?
Kaddish is the memorial prayer traditionally said only by men. Left-wing Modern Orthodox shuls allow women to say kaddish, while right-wing Modern Orthodox shuls usually don’t allow women to say this prayer publicly. I’m listening to a Torah in Motion … Continue reading
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Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson: ‘Coming To Know The God We Already Love’
Did you get that phrase — “Coming To Know The God We Already Love”? What Jew talks like this? This is Christian talk. What is primary in Christianity — faith, hope, love, humility — is secondary in Judaism and what … Continue reading
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How Common Is Spinka-Like Tax Fraud In American Yeshivot?
It is very common. Children learn it from their parents in business. We had a scandal in the past year among the Sephardic Jewish community in New York. Most of it comes from our Eastern European heritage where many Jews … Continue reading
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