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You’ll Be to Me a Holy Nation: Contemporary Gadolim on Obligations and Exemptions in Positive Time-Bound Commandments

You’ll Be to Me a Holy Nation: Contemporary Gadolim on Obligations and Exemptions in Positive Time-Bound Commandments by Yisrael Kashkin Why are women exempt from certain commandments to which men are obligated? This question has fascinated some and troubled others. As with any conundrum, we turn to the great scholars of our era, our gadolim for answers. R’ […]

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Viduy Maaser: What Are We Confessing?

Viduy Maaser: What Are We Confessing? by Rabbi Jeffrey Saks According to the Rambam (Ma’aser Sheni 11:4) and Shulchan Aruch (YD 331:140), we should recite Viduy Ma’asrot on the afternoon of  Shvi’i shel Pesach (Friday, April 10th). Although many Achronim believe that this mitzvah does not apply nowadays, nevertheless it seems a praiseworthy practice to recite […]

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Pesach: Remembering vs. Reliving

Pesach: Remembering vs. Reliving by Rabbi Jeffrey Saks Shiur at the Midrasha of Bar-Ilan University on Haggadat Pesach – Zechira and Sippur Yetzait Mitzrayim Click here for the source sheet. https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/webyeshivamedia/Rabbi+Jeffrey+Saks+Podcast/Pesach-+Remembering+vs.+Reliving.MP3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Parsha Podcast: Vayikra

Parshat Vayikra:  Ramban and Rebbe Nachman on Korbanot Weekly Parsha Podcast by Rabbi Chaim Brovender Click here for the source sheet. http://atid.s467.sureserver.com/parshah/vayikra5774.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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