New Cadre of Blickle Fellows

New Cadre of Blickle Fellows

New Cadre of Blickle Fellows Commits to Building Respect among Religious Groups Last year, Ohr Torah Stone launched two new programs, the Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue and the Beit Midrash for Judaism and Humanity, in order to address Jewish perceptions of other religions, engage in research and develop of halakhic materials related to Judaism’s …

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Makor Rishon – “In the USA, even conservatives support it”

In the USA, even conservatives support it A response from Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, in response to Yehuda Yifrah’s article of 10 October (read the translation) examining halakhic prenuptial agreements.   For the past several decades, I have been involved in the issue of halakhic prenuptial agreements in …

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Parshat Vayera: Still Relevant to Our Own Times

Rabbi Shlomo Vilk

Still Relevant to Our Own Times Rabbi Shlomo Vilk is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva. The story could have played out differently.  Avraham could have turned to God in bewilderment with the question – how could God NOT destroy Sodom?  Where are You, the God who listens to all …

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