In the early days of the ATID Fellows program, we benefited from the interest and occasional involvement of Rav Aharon Lichtenstein zt”l in our work with educators who were confronting the variety of challenges facing Jewish education. On two occasions, Rav Lichtenstein zt”l met with the cohorts of our Fellows for an informal question and […]
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This is special, pre-recorded shiur given by Rabbi Brovender, about the building of the city of Jerusalem.
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’ […]
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 […]