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The United States of America and Divine Providence: American Exceptionalism 101
Expanded versions of quotes from an Editorial in today's HaModia :  George Washington's 1789 Inaugural Address:  ...Such being the impressions under which I have, in obedience to the public summons, repaired to the present station; it would be peculiarly im...
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לאחר כינוס מועצת גדולי התורה של 'אגודת ישראל' אמש קיבלו היום מנהלי הסמינרים של 'בית יעקב' מכתב עליו ...
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Shabbos Bicycles?
Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo advocates permitting the riding of bicycles on Shabbos. He argues that this will increase Shemiras Shabbos. See: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/take-the-bike-or-tram-get-a-free-coffee-and-observe-shabbat/ In this regard, I wou...
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אמונה למעלה מהשכל
I recevied the following critique, from which my position should be understood: I am not aware of any Jewish school of t hought though, that would not place the koach of emuna as a higher faculty in relation to one's intellect. Emuna, as being rooted in the...
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חלק אלוה ממעל ממש
פרק ב ונפש  השנית בישראל היא חלק אלוה ממעל ממש כמ"ש ויפח באפיו נשמת חיים ואתה נפחת בי וכמ"ש בזוהר מאן דנפח מתוכיה נפח פי' מתוכיותו ומפנימיותו שתוכיות ופנימיות החיות שבאדם מוציא בנפיחתו בכח: כך עד"מ נשמות ישראל עלו במחשבה כדכתיב בני בכורי ישראל בנים אתם לה' ...
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The United States of America and Divine Providence: American Exceptional...
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Expanded versions of quotes from an Editorial in today's HaModia: George Washington's 1789 Inaugural Address: ...Such being the impressions

Parashas Balak: Deir 'Alla Inscription - Livius
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Deir 'Alla Inscription - Livius Why is this not more widely known? Deir 'Alla InscriptionDeir 'Alla Inscription: inscription, found in the I

ה'מועצת' במכתב למנהלי 'בית יעקב': "אין להכניס הכשרה חילופית"
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לאחר כינוס מועצת גדולי התורה של 'אגודת ישראל' אמש קיבלו היום מנהלי הסמינרים של 'בית יעקב' מכתב עליו ...

Shabbos Bicycles?
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Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo advocates permitting the riding of bicycles on Shabbos. He argues that this will increase Shemiras Shabbos. S

אמונה למעלה מהשכל
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I recevied the following critique, from which my position should be understood: I am not aware of any Jewish school of thought though, that

הרב אשכנזי: "לא חסרים סביבנו מקרים של גירושין" - כיכר השבת
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הרב מאיר אשכנזי, רב כפר חב"ד, כינס את התושבים לאסיפה והציג תקנות צניעות: נשים לא יוצאות מהבית ללא פאה, לא הולכות בלי גרביים, וחצאית חייבת לכ

חלק אלוה ממעל ממש
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פרק ב ונפש השנית בישראל היא חלק אלוה ממעל ממש כמ"ש ויפח באפיו נשמת חיים ואתה נפחת בי וכמ"ש בזוהר מאן דנפח מתוכיה נפח פי' מתוכיותו ומפנימיותו

Yud-Yud
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I always thought the yud-yud was a random substitute for Shem Hashem. Until my Belzer chevrusa this Shabbos pointed to the Kitzur Shlah's st

Orthodox Union Statement on Supreme Court’s Same-Gender Marriage Ruling ...
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“In response to the decisions announced today by the United States Supreme Court with reference to the issue of legal recognition of same se

Respository of many MP3 files, mostly of talks I have given at OS
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Reuven Meir Caplan has graciously compiled a repository of many of the MP3 audios of the shiurim that I have given at Ohr Somayach in Monsey

Rav Tzuriel's Works for Download
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http://www.ohrshalom.net/harav_zuriel/Downloadable_books.html Rabbi Moshe Tzuriel was my mashgiach at Sha'alvim for three years. I learned a

The Disputation - one can't miss out on it
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Next up is this rarely aired TV-film from Channel 4. It is a chamber play, set in medieval times, during the reign of James I:st, King of Ar

The Driving "Ban"
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Leaving aside the question of whether there is misogyny involved in the Belz driving ban or not, I fully agree with the following statement

Ashkenazi Jews descend from 350 people, study finds | The Times of Israel
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‘Bottleneck’ dates back 600 to 800 years, genome analysis shows; researcher says among population ‘everyone is a 30th cousin’

Religious students more 'moral' than atheists or agnostics – study
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Students who profess a religious faith are more "moral" than those who are atheist or have no religion, according to new research.

L'zecher nishmas Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
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Back in 1978 I took a bechinah (IIRC, together with my friend Reb Aaron Berger) with Reb Aharon zt"l for Gush (we were both accepted but did

Op-Ed By YWN Editor: Enough of The Massive Chillul Hashem On Chol Hamoed...
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Op-Ed By YWN Editor: Enough of The Massive Chillul Hashem On Chol Hamoed Outings! [PINNED ARTICLE] – The Yeshiva World on a related note, se

Divrei Chaim: galus Mitzrayim and the seder story as a lesson in...
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Great post by my BIL. On Emunah and questions, see the cited Maharal in: https://www.academia.edu/8159988/The_Pinocchio_Problem_Mussar_and_C

galus Mitzrayim and the seder story as a lesson in emunah
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It is a very hard week… too much to do all around, little time to think, less time to write. According to one view in Chazal (see this post)

"va’ta’al shav’asam... min ha’avodah" - a lesson in tefilah
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The questions raised by the four sons we talk about in the haggadah can be asked and answered any time of the year. So what’s special about

I have been banking with Citibank since 1985. One of my names does not appear as the official name on the account, but I have it on my checks and on other financial instruments I use. I have deposited hundreds, perhaps thousands, of checks in that name with no problem. Once before I had a deposited check returned, went into a different branch, explained the problem to a teller, who deposited it without any problem. Yesterday I had a deposited check returned for the same problem, and went into the Suffern branch. The teller would not deposit it without the approval of someone higher up the chain of command, but was reasonably polite, even trying to be helpful. The first fellow from behind a desk was not particularly polite, and certainly not helpful. He bounced the issue up to the manager, who was downright nasty. I have never been treated as a criminal in a bank before, but this fellow pretty blatantly and rudely charged that I was trying to pass a check made out to some other person (who just happens to share my last name - that this person's first name also appears on my check he attributed to my chicanery, since one can personalize a check any way he wants). I was shocked at the treatment. It was incredible. I walked out embarrassed and shamed. I strongly recommend staying away from these horrible people.
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Seems much improved since the last review, Excellent value for the price. Nice, contemporary rooms. Not fancy, but definitely pleasant. Nice breakfast too.
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They told me on the phone I could have a used 06 Corolla for the price on the website for the same price certified. They also said it had ABS and side air bags. Guess what? When I got there, no ABS, no side air bags, and I had to pay more to have it certified. They tried to sell me something much more expensive by explaining how the payments would be the same, trying hard to avoid mentioning an actual price. They tried to make me feel guilty for actually expecting what they said on the phone to be true! All this with long periods of downtime to leave me to stew,
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