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Nehemiah: Statesman and Sage

by | in Reviews

Twenty-five centuries ago, one such unexpected leader, stepping into the fray at the height of an existential crisis for the newly returned Babylonian exiles in Jerusalem, was successful in altering… Read more

Reviews In Brief

by | in Reviews in Brief

Reviews By Rabbi Gil Student Rav and Rebbe By Chaim Dalfin Jewish Enrichment Press New York, 2016 379 pages Rabbi Chaim Dalfin conducted extensive interviews to amass the network of facts and memories… Read more


by | in Letters

How a Minhag Evolved I have followed with interest the discussion concerning standing for a chatan and kallah as they walk down the aisle (“What’s the Truth about Standing for a Chatan and Kallah?,”… Read more