After Purim We Will Remove Our Masks

After Purim We Will Remove Our Masks Rabbi David Stav Co-Chancellor, Ohr Torah Stone “In the matter of the custom of wearing masks on Purim, and the matter of men wearing women’s clothes – there is no prohibition, since the intent is happiness.” – Shulhan Arukh, Orah Hayyim, Chapter 796 These are the words of …

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“Accomplices to Crime” – Jerusalem Post

“Accomplices to Crime” by Moriah Dayan 20/3/2016 The uniqueness of a groundbreaking decision handed down by the Tel Aviv Rabbinical Court on Monday lies in the object of the ruling: the father of a sarvan get – a man who is cruelly refusing to provide his wife with a Jewish writ of divorce – has been …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Tzav 5776

Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – It has often been said that if an individual were to be incarcerated for his evil thoughts, no one would be living outside of a penitentiary.  Jewish law strongly corroborates this piece of conventional wisdom: “Thoughts or emotions (dvarim shebalev)  are not of significance,” …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Tzav 5776

Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – It has often been said that if an individual were to be incarcerated for his evil thoughts, no one would be living outside of a penitentiary.  Jewish law strongly corroborates this piece of conventional wisdom: “Thoughts or emotions (dvarim shebalev)  are not of significance,” …

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