A Thousand Words – February 11, 2019

Matan in competition, and with family after winning

Congratulations to Matan Weiss, a senior at OTS’s Neveh Shmuel Yeshiva High School, for winning first place in the regional Chidon Tanach (Bible Quiz) and promotion to the national contest!  Special mention also to Ninth grader Achiya Greenbloom, also of Neveh Shmuel, for his promising participation, and to both boys’ classmates who came out to …

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Parshat Tetzaveh: The Role of the Incense Altar

Rabbi Baruch Kehat

Parshat Tetzaveh: the Role of the Incense Altar How does the Lower Altar differ from the Higher Altar, and why doesn’t the commandment regarding the Incense Altar appear in its natural place? by Rabbi Baruch Kehat, senior faculty of the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary and the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva “There I will …

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Bus Company Ordered to Fire Employee for Refusing to Divorce Wife

bus interior (illustrative)

Israeli Bus Company Ordered to Fire Employee for Refusing to Divorce Wife The Jerusalem Rabbinical Court gave Egged 30 days to fire the abusive husband, who refuses to grant his wife a Jewish divorce Aaron Rabinowitz | Haaretz | Feb 10, 2019 The Jerusalem rabbinical court last Thursday ordered the Egged bus cooperative to fire …

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