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Teva, Tabaas, and Purim: What Lashon HaKodesh Reveals

Rabbi Doniel Baron

In lashon hakodesh, every word is replete with meaning, and when words share similar letters, it denotes some sort of relationship between those words. What is the relationship between the words tubu (sunk), teva (nature), and taba’as (a ring), and how do they relate to Purim story?

 

The Great Fish Debate

Rabbi Shneur Zalman Revach & Rabbi Mordechai Kuber

- ANISAKIS: THE CASE FOR CONCERN Rabbi Shneur Zalman Revach - ANISAKIS: NO NEW CAUSE FOR CONCERN Rabbi Mordechai Kuber

 

Purim Vinz: Another Purim, less than a week later?

Dr. P. Preschel Herzog

In 1614, 1,380 Jews – the entire Jewish community of Frankfurt, including its rav, Rabbi Isaiah Horowitz, author of the Shlah (Shnei Luchos HaBris) – were expelled from the city after being pillaged by a mob. A year and a half later, Frankfurt’s Jews were back, and celebrated 20 Adar as “Purim Vincenz” or “Purim Fettmilch” for several centuries thereafter.



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A Response to "Too Far from Home"
Rabbi Moshe Grylak “Chareidi Israel is not happy to absorb immigrants”
Life after Kollel
Yonoson Rosenblum Remaining a ben Torah requires remaining a bar daas
Angel's Advocate
Eytan Kobre Because this is how’s it’s supposed to be always
Make Your Words Count
Rabbi Shneur Aisenstark This story delivers two sobering lessons for all of us
I Know of What I Speak
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman I would allow my mask to fall, my soul to be revealed
Meet the Tzaddik
Jacob L. Freedman “Aren’t there meds that can get him back to yeshivah?”
Two centuries later, the Chasam Sofer’s niggunim are heard again
Riki Goldstein The musical side of the Chasam Sofer dynasty
How Do You Think of These Words?
Riki Goldstein “For me, the words are the neshamah of the song”
The Song I Can't Stop Singing: Shlomo Simcha
Riki Goldstein “Which song are you connecting to this season?”
Megama Had the Magic
Riki Goldstein Remembering Moshe Yess a”h and Shalom Levine a”h
Living Beyond the Moment
Faigy Peritzman Someone steeped in Torah always lives beyond the moment
Uncertainty
Sarah Chana Radcliffe We can only be sure that we can never be sure
Instinctive Knowledge
With Rav Moshe Wolfson, written by Baila Vorhand Jewish babies are born knowing Hashem
The Gardener: Part II
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer “It’s a secret language called body language”