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30 Marcheshvan, 5779 - November 8, 2018 | Mordecai Plaut, director | Toldos-5779 Published Weekly

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At The Center of the Universe
At The Center of the Universe
by Mordechai Plaut

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Caution - Too Accessible

It took us all some time to know, understand and internalize that the world has changed. In the past two decades, the materialistic arena is located in online technology. The gigantic and multifaceted world is prone to suck in the spectator inside in seconds - to a sordid money-oriented, pleasure seeking flood. Any attempt to erase such scenes from one's mind is complicated and extremely difficult.



Moving Forward: Agudah's 2018 Convention Program Announced

The Agudah's annual convention has long been a key venue for Torah leaders and community askonim to discuss and address the critical issues facing the klal today. The Agudah mission has remained constant: To gather under the banner of our Gedolei Yisroel to advance the interests of the Jewish community.



The 13th Daf Yomi Siyum on Shas

Nothing brings back more potent memories for Torah Jews than flashing back to August 2012 as we stood 90,000 strong, led by our gedolim, the words Shema Yisrael piercing the very heavens. Those unforgettable moments came to life again on October 30th at MetLife Stadium, as a group of community leaders, askonim, and Gedolei Yisrael joined together to sign the contract for The 13th Siyum, which will be held on January 1st, 2020 at MetLife Stadium.



Goyishe Nachas

Almost a century ago, after elections to the Polish Siam, there were some who celebrated the victories and success of the chareidi community.  

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Rabbi Mordechai Miller of Gateshead -- Impressions of an Avreich

by Rabbi M. D. Spiro

Rabbi Miller both loved and shunned the limelight. He loved the limelight when it illuminated the message which he brought to his audience. Yet he shunned the limelight when it shone on him as a person. We must not forget this when recording a few remarks about him as a person, and we have to keep in mind: Will they bring a message to the reader? Will they inspire?

Train A Child In The Way He Should Go -- HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Responds To Some Commonly Raised Educational Issues

By Rav Tzvi Yabrov

One of the areas in which gedolei Yisroel are most often approached for guidance and advice is in matters pertaining to chinuch and to talmud Torah. While each questioner comes with his own set of circumstances and receives an answer that fits his particular situation, a majority of the questions touch on common issues which affect almost everybody. Many of these questions also arrive on Yated's editorial desk, accompanied by requests to answer or deal with them in the pages of the paper.


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