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The Beth Am Library Minyan
Joe emails: I always wondered why no orthodox shul can come up with a substitute for this type of experience. The Beth Am Library Minyan was at a level of spiritual “truthiness” akin to a Hasidic service – the people … Continue reading
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Do You Need A License To Practice Alexander Technique In Some States?
Anybody can call themselves an Alexander Technique teacher, just like anybody can call themselves a rabbi. Like Judaism, Alexander Technique is not run by a hierarchy. What I did not know was that you apparently need a license in some … Continue reading
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I Met An Amazing Physical Therapist – Lyn Paul Taylor
I’ve had heelspurs for nine years and a sore elbow for three years. And a lazy lob-on that inspires fear in most health care professionals (and many semi-pros as well). I went in today to Lyn Paul Taylor and got … 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 Jewish Obsession With Law
So here’s a copy of the new letter Pico-Robertson’s Modern Orthodox rabbis are sending to local businesses owned by Jews. Will this high profile campaign do any good or will it only make rabbis feel good for grandstanding on a … Continue reading
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