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Hungarian Language Program Launches

Előadások magyarul Rabbi Jeffrey Saks was on hand in Budapest this week for the official launch of the WebYeshiva.org Hungarian language program. Two classes, Zsidó etika – a talmudi Bölcsek útmutatásának aktualitása and Talmudi ízelítő will be running through mid-January 2017. They are being taught by Rabbi Balla Zsolt and Rabbi Szántó-Várnagy Binjomin, respectively. For students who cannot attend live, classes can […]

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WebYeshiva Students Meet in Poland

WebYeshiva.org students Saul Orbach and Reb Joel Nowicki recently me up in Poland. Several months ago Saul, also an alumni of Yeshivat Hamivtar, was on a family roots exploration trip and found his maternal father’s grave in a state of complete disrepair. Having had it renovated, he recently returned to say kaddish. While in the […]

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Yarchei Kalla Gets Underway

The WebYeshiva.org Halacha Mastery Program Yarchei Kalla got underway this week. Close to twenty participants from around the world who have been in the program gathered in Jerusalem to study with Rabbis Brovender, Fink, Geller, and Mrs Sally Mayer. Many of the students will be receiving certificates this week for completing the requirements for mastering several areas […]

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Rabbi Brovender to give Purim Shiur in Ra’anana this Thursday

Rabbi Chaim Brovender will be teaching in Ra’anana at the home of Karen and David Jackson (Nachshon 27, Ra’anana) this week. The shiur, on “Costumes, Clothing, and Consciousness,” is scheduled for Thursday, March 10 at 8pm. This is the second installment of a three-part series, the third will be sometime in April.      

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Special Shiur on Rav Kook and S.Y. Agnon

Rav Kook, the mystic and rabbi, and S.Y. Agnon, the Nobel laureate author, shared a special relationship, each plumbing the depths of Jewish modernity, and the religious meaning of expression. What drew them together, how did they differ, and how did they view a new, authentic Hebrew literature as part of the national revival? Join […]

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