Archive | April 2, 2012

In Praise of Suffering: Reflections of the Sfat Emet

In Praise of Suffering: Reflections of the Sfat Emet by Robert Lederman “Maror-Because the Egyptians embittered the lives of our forefathers in Egypt.” (Pesachim 116b) The Maror that we eat-for what reason? Because the Egyptians embittered the lives of our forefathers in Egypt; as it says in the Torah: They made their lives bitter with […]

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Book Review: Rav Kook’s Introduction to Shabbat HaAretz

Rav Kook’s Shmita Vision Rabbi Julian Sinclair discusses his newly released edition of “Rav Kook’s Introduction to Shabbat HaAretz” (Hazon, […]

“Twofold” by S.Y. Agnon, Translated by Rabbi Jeffrey Saks

Rabbi Jeffrey Saks’s new translation of an Agnon Story (“Pi Shnayim” – Twofold) appears online today in Tablet Magazine as […]

Letters to an American Jewish Friend

A Conversation between Hillel Halkin and R. Chaim Brovender Two leading American-born Zionist thinkers discuss topics first raised in Halkin’s […]

Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l

Today, 3 Elul 5773, is the 78th yahretzeit of Rav Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook zt”l. As part of ATID’s Art […]

Yeshiva Student Missing

Aaron Sofer, a 23-year-old yeshiva student learning in Jerusalem, went missing while on a hike with his friend in the […]

Selections from Trei Assar; Amos Part 12: Images of Destruction

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