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Thursday, July 08, 2010
This Blog Has Moved
After a great get-together last night, we are ready to move the blog to a new format that has more functionality and is more esthetically pl...
Rules: link Thursday Drug bust at Israel airport, Hasidic Jews arrested (time for another Tehillim gathering?): link The cost of being Je...
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Parashah Roundup: Matos-Masei 5770
by Steve Brizel The Book of Memories R Berel Wein suggests why the Torah records the names of the stops and encampments of the Jewish Peo...
Top Ten Signs You Read Hirhurim Too Much
As presented by Joel Rich Courtesy of R. Moshe Schapiro, Gaava"d of the Gottesman Library.
Welcome to the Hirhurim Dinner
This slide show is going on in the background right now.
Today is the day. Information here: link Even if you have not RSVP'ed, you can just walk in. Note that we are in the midst of a heat...
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Is Creativity Possible in the Information Age?
We live in an age where more information is available with greater ease than ever before. This applies to Torah just as much as any other su...
By: Rabbi Ari Enkin There is an ancient custom to bless the upcoming Jewish month on the Shabbat which precedes Rosh Chodesh. These Shabba...
Monday, July 05, 2010
Get-Together: This Wednesday
This Wednesday July 7th is the Hirhurim get-together/dinner ( link 1 , link 2 , link 3 , link 4 , link 5 ). All readers, commenters and frie...
Sunday, July 04, 2010
Drinking Wine During the Nine Days and the Authority of the Shulchan Aruch
Guest post by Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz The Shulchan Aruch records a tradition to refrain from drinking wine during the period of the nine da...
Friday, July 02, 2010
Rules: link Friday 'The End of Men' ... in Judaism?: link New issue of Jewish Review of Books: link We can make a difference in o...
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Audio Roundup C
by Joel Rich Rabbi Shmuel Marcus -Birthdays and Yahrtzeits : link With the 100th audioroundup I thought it appropriate to lead with this...
Does the internet make you dumber? A few weeks ago, much was made of a new book which claims that technology makes people less able to thin...
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