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Rachel Weber Leshaw Joins WebYeshiva

Joining the WebYeshiva.org staff for a special Talmud course is Rabbanit Rachel Weber Leshaw. Rabbanit Weber Leshaw will be teaching  Daf Yomi: One Week at a Time, which will review  the key topics of the previous week’s seven pages of daf yomi, and do a deeper analysis of one of the core issues in the […]

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Supporting Characters: Memucham, Bigtan, Teresh

The following podcast is part of our series ‘Supporting Characters,’ by Mrs Ilana Saks. In this podcast Mrs. Saks covers the Megilat Esther personalities  of Memucham, Bigtan, and Teresh. Ilana Goldstein Saks is a teacher of Tanakh in Jerusalem at the Tehilla High School. She has taught at Machon Pardes, Midreshet Lindenbaum, and Midreshet Harova in Jerusalem, written […]

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Rabbi Diego Raigorodsky

Born in Israel and currently living in Brazil, Rabbi Diego Raigorodsky is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program‘s first recipients of semicha. He chose the Halacha Mastery Program due to the convenience of studying online at his own pace from the comfort of his home. “Learning through the Halacha Mastery Program was a great choice because I had the […]

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Rabbi Paul Terman

Rabbi Paul Terman is one of the WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program‘s first recipients of semicha. Born in California, he grew up in Florida and it was during his time at the University of Miami where he became increasingly interested in Jewish observance. “Jewishly I was only armed with a basic Sunday Hebrew School education, but while I was at university I […]

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Conversion to Judaism: An interview with Rabbi Maury Kelman

One of the topics that cuts to the heart of the Jewish world today is conversion. For over a decade and a half Rabbi Maury Kelman has been teaching about the issue through his New York based organization Route 613 – Your Route to GeRut.   In an effort to bring his expertise on the subject […]

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