Friday, March 26, 2010

New Periodical: Kol Hamevaser 3:6

There is a new issue of Kol Hamevaser: The Jewish Thought Magazine of the Yeshiva University Student Body on the topic of "Torah, Literature, and the Arts." The whole issue is available here: link. Also, those who would like to subscribe to automatically receive a PDF version of new editions of the paper should send an e-mail to If you wish to receive a hard copy of the paper for the price of shipping and handling, please e-mail us your contact information and home address.

  • Continuity at Yeshiva: The Search for Torah u-Gedulah be-Makom Ehad by Shlomo Zuckier
  • Letter-to-the-Editor by Hayyim Rothman
  • Modern Midrash: Creating New Meanings in an Ancient Text by AJ Berkovitz
  • Painting the Bible: A Different Form of Parshanut by Ilana Gadish
  • A Yid in King Arthur’s Court by Nicole Grubner
  • “There are No Synonyms:” Sound, Subtlety, and Suggestion in Torah Texts by Ariel Caplan
  • An Interview with Rabbi Jeremy Wieder by Staff
  • Creation: An Endless Human Process by Sarit Bendavid
  • The Weaver’s Threads: How Name, Story, and Prayer Form a Braid between Torah, Literature and the Art of Storytelling by Professor Peninnah Schram
  • Torah Observance by Ori Kanefsky
  • Literary Bible: Moving Beyond Questions of Authorship by Jake Friedman
  • The Pillar of Salt: Anti-War Protest Revisited by Chesky Kopel
  • “A Yid iz Geglichn tzu a Seyfer Toyre” by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
  • Chabad: Some Perspectives on Hashra’at ha-Shekhinah by Aviva Farkas
  • A Beit Midrash of One’s Own by Fran Tanner
  • The Moral Imperative of Prayer by Jina Davidovich
  • Majestic and Inviting: A Review by Alex Luxenberg
  • Tanakh According to Nebuchadnezzar by Yaakov Hoffman

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