Archive | November, 2017

Rabbi Allan Goldenberg

Rabbi Allan Goldenberg is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program‘s first recipients of semicha.   Rabbi Goldenberg was a prosecutor in the Cook County, Illinois, State Attorney’s Office and worked in a variety of areas including as a felony trial lawyer and also on the executive staff.    “The Halacha Mastery Program provided an online platform […]

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Agnon and the 100th Balfour Anniversary

S.Y. Agnon’s story “Paths of Righteousness, or The Vinegar Maker” appears in “A Book That Was Lost” (Toby Press); in Hebrew: “Ma’aglei Tzedek.” The story raised a bit of controversy when first published in 1923, based upon differing interpretations of what Agnon was trying to say with it. In a rare statement about the meaning […]

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