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Women as Communal Leaders: Conversations with Rabbi Brovender (6)

In this video, Rabbi Chaim Brovender continues his discussion with Rabbi Gabe Pransky. Today they discuss if it is necessary for women to be communal leaders in order to represent their unique viewpoint.

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Rejecting the Position of a Gadol in Policy Matters: Conversations with Rabbi Brovender (Part 5):

In this video, Rabbi Chaim Brovender continues his discussion with Rabbi Gabe Pransky, discussing if we can reject the position of a Gadol in policy matters.

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Should We Say Hallel on Yom HaAtzmaut?

This post was originally posted in 2008/5768 when Yom Haatzmaut fell on Shabbat, and as such celebrations were pushed back to Thursday. While this is not the case this year, the question of whether to say Hallel or not, and with a bracha or not, is still of relevance and interesting to note. Question Dear […]

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How should we view the State of Israel?

Questions and Answers with Rabbi Brovender Question: How do you view the State of Israel – what role does it play in the history of the Jewish people? Answer: The State of Israel is a very significant part of the Jewish historical reality. It cannot be ignored in the present, and holds out great hope […]

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Can a Kohen be a Doctor?

Questions and Answers with Rabbi Brovender Question: An essential part of medical school involves performing an autopsy. Given that a Kohen is forbidden to have any contact with a dead body (or to even be in the same room as a dead body) does this mean that a Kohen cannot become a doctor? Answer: A […]

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