Looking for the Best in Yiddishkeit
The young man was indignant. "I have nothing against a
neighborhood eruv," he told the askan who came to ask
him why he had uprooted the poles that had been set up near
his house. "But that was certainly not an eruv pole. Eruv
poles are simple wood sticks. This was a five-inch galvanized
steel pole! That is not how you make an eruv."
Why Are the Beasts Free to Wreak Havoc?
"It once happened that the elders of Yerushalayim went down
to their towns and proclaimed a fast . . . because wolves ate
two young children on the other side of the Yarden"
by Rav Mordechai Dov Eidelberg
The Gaping Chasm Separating the Objectives of Chareidi and
This essay provides a concise statement of the essential
approach that characterizes chareidi education and how it
differs from the approach followed in Western education. It
should be required reading for anyone who thinks about
chareidi education, which is just about anyone reading
by Rabbi Nosson Zeev Grossman
Sing a New Song
Itamar is an academician who became a baal teshuvoh
just recently. He is brimming with a desire to learn and to
know more and more. And he is full of questions, as well.
by Yochonon Dovid
Politica: The Countdown Begins
Having finally won approval for the disengagement plan the
Sharon Government has survived the Gaza crisis but clearly
the countdown has begun, for in its current composition the
government cannot last for long.
By E. Rauchberger
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