Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New Periodical: Kol Hamevaser 3:1

There is a new issue of Kol Hamevaser: The Jewish Thought Magazine of the Yeshiva University Student Body on the topic of "Musar and Jewish Ethics." The whole issue is available here: link.

  • Editorial and Preview by Shlomo Zuckier
  • The Year in Review by Shaul Seidler-Feller
  • Kol Hamevaser ve-Omer... What?: One Reader’s Musings on Kol Hamevaser’s Mission by Ariel Caplan
  • Learning to Speak About the Elephant in the Room by Dr. Moses L. Pava
  • Musar, Religious Growth, and Teshuvah by Mordechai Shichtman
  • Mehiyyat Amalek and Modern Orthodoxy by Eli Putterman

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  • Risking One’s Life to Save Another: Perspectives on the Righteous Gentiles of the Holocaust by Yehudit Fischer
  • Physical Freedom and Spiritual Liberation by Dr. Alan Morinis
  • Moral Education and Its Place in Judaism by Danielle Lent
  • Mishlei and the Modern Musar Movement by Ben Kandel
  • Keeping the Faith: Intellectual Honesty and Censorship in Theology by Alex Luxenberg
  • The Importance of Limmud Musar by Shaul Seidler-Feller and Shlomo Zuckier
  • On the Letter and the Spirit of the Law by Jonathan Ziring
  • “He Made a Snail, Which is Helpful for Curing a Scab…” Medical Animal Testing and Halakhah by Ilana Gadish
  • A Contradiction of Biblical Proportions: Poked Avon vs. Lo Yumetu by AJ Berkovitz
  • The Status of Natural Morality and Divine Law in the Works of Maimonides: An Analysis of the Interpretations of Marvin Fox and Rav Aharon Lichtenstein by Esty Rollhaus
  • I Want Not Your Sacrifice of Injustice by Mijal Bitton
  • A Yid iz Geglaychn tzu a Seyfer Toyre by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
  • Pride Prejudice and Punctuation by Ariel Krakowski
  • Kiddush Hashem, Torah u-Madda, ve-Yesodei ha-Torah: Three Approaches to an Intellectual-Orthodox Worldview by Reuven Rand
  • “With All Thy Heart:” Perspectives on the Interplay between Ahavat Hashem and Ahavat Yisrael by Eli Wiesenfeld
  • To Be and Not To Be: The Vagaries of Nevu’ah by Jake Friedman
  • Review of R. Krumbein's Musar for Moderns by Shlomo Zuckier

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