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New ATID e-Publication: Alan Haber’s “Sharpening the Message: Recommendations for Improving the Effectiveness of Religious Education in Yeshiva High Schools”

Every so often as educators, we need to stop and ask ourselves “How are we doing?” Are we accomplishing as much as we can? Is there anything we can do to improve? We must ask these questions regarding our academic goals – to ascertain that our students understand and remember the material as well as […]

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To Mourn A Child – Discussion Evening Recording

The OU Press held a Discussion Evening in honor of the publication of To Mourn A Child: Jewish Responses to Neonatal and Childhood Death Welcome and Introduction: Rabbi Jeffrey Saks | Director, ATID/, Co-Editor Panel Discussion of essayists: Moderator: Rabbi David Fine | Dean, Barkai Center for Practical Rabbinics Dr. Benjamin Corn | Professor of […]

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Book Review: “Letters to an American Jewish Friend”

The ATID Book Podcast went on the road to visit Hillel Halkin in Zichron Yaakov for a wide-ranging discussion on issues emerging from his recently re-issued book, “Letters to an American Jewish Friend: A Zionist’s Polemic” (Gefen Publishing). Halkin came on Aliyah in 1970 and has been a prolific author, novelist, translator and essayist​. When […]

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To Mourn A Child – Discussion Evening

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Selections from Trei Assar; Amos Part 9: Chastising the Chosen

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MK Rabbi Dov Lipman to Deliver Purim Shiur at

Join special guest Knesset Member Rabbi Dov Lipman at for “Purim’s Relevance to Our Times: lessons from inside and […]

Selections from Trei Assar; Amos Part 8: Not To Do List

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Rabbi Saks is Coming to Town

Rabbi Jeffrey Saks, Founding Director of ATID and its, will be visiting North America at the end of February […]

Reb Shlomo’s Ahavat Yisrael

Rabbi Chaim Brovender discusses Reb Shlomo Carlebach’s legacy of Ahavat Yisrael – Address at the Yeshivat Simchat Shlomo 10th Anniversary […]

Counting to Six Million, One Jew at a Time

“And Every Single One Was Someone” is a curious book – 1,250 pages long, with the single word JEW repeated […]