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Elli Fischer
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Writings and Talks on Religion and State in Israel
Israel's Marriage Law and its Role in the Formation of an Israeli Citizenry  (unpublished research paper) Different Lenses: How Israeli and American Jews Misunderstand One Another  (audio lecture) Iran is Not Here! On the Haiyoun Episode (TOI) Blacklists an...
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My Writings on Religion and State
I've been getting a lot of questions about my views on religion and state in Israel since this past Saturday night, when Israel's Channel 2 News interviewed me for a story on Orthodox rabbis who officiate at weddings not under Rabbanut auspices (and TOI fol...
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A project I'm working on (HaMapah.org) is profiled in the latest edition of Ami Magazine!
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New Publication in honor of my son becoming a bar mitzvah
My older son will become a bar mitzvah on Sunday, and he will mark the occasion with a siyum  on all 6 orders of the Mishnah. In honor of the occasion, we have published a booklet containing Masekhet Kinim  and three commentaries on it: A Tosafist commentar...
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Praying at the Grave of Franz Rosenzweig
This past February, I had the chance to visit the grave of Franz Rosenzweig in Frankfurt--not a pilgrimage site, but a place I was drawn to nonetheless. A week later, I was invited to join the editorial board of a project named for his adult education initi...
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"Ha-Isha Rabba" - A Purim Gemara for 5776
This was fun to put together with some really clever minds. Gemara Purim 5776 האשה רבה by Elli Schorr
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ICYMI: A conversation about Jewish Presence on the Temple Mount
Over the past week, I had the privilege of hosting a conversation with Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer, Rabbi Yehudah Glick, and Professor Shaul Magid on my TOI blog , using the ReplyAll platform . The conversation is now closed. I am reposting it below.
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The Mufti's testimony before the Palestine Royal Commission (Peel Commission) in 1937
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