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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A Chanuka Message from Rabbi Brovender

Rabbi Chaim Brovender about Chanuka. Lecture recorded by Yaakov Fogelman.

Parsha Podcast: Chanuka

Parsha Podcast: Chanuka

Special pre-Chanuka Shiur by Rabbi Chaim Brovender, dedicated by Bati and Eddie Jacobs in loving memory of Dr. Chuck Feldman […]

Parsha Podcast Vayishlach: Angels

Parsha Podcast Vayishlach: Angels

Parshat Vayishlach A Podcast by Rabbi Chaim Brovender Click here for sources.   http://atid.s467.sureserver.com/parshah/vayishlach5774.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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 […]