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Tag Archives: torah scholarship
Is This What Discrimination Looks Like?
A few weeks ago, the rabbi of Bnai David-Judea wrote that he was no longer saying the morning blessing “Thank you God for not making me a woman” because it reflected bigotry towards women and that Orthodox Judaism had a … Continue reading
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The Rav Moshe Feinstein Foundation
Aron B. Tendler has helped establish the Rav Moshe Feinstein Foundation Inc., a nonprofit that will publish Rav Moshe‘s writings. Here’s some background on what Aron Tendler has been doing since 2006. The Jewish Press published Sep. 21, 2010: It … Continue reading
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The Role Of Midrash In Orthodox Jewish Education
I heard a talk decrying the use of midrash as a literature co-extensive with the Bible. Midrash is not so much scriptural interpretation as homiletics (inspiring stories), said the Orthodox rabbi, citing Maimonides. When we treat midrash as equal to … Continue reading
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