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Talmud study is mostly a boys’ club. This Orthodox woman wants to change that. – JTA News

| December 9, 2019

(JTA) Michelle Farber has spent decades teaching Talmud to Jewish women. But when her first child was born, she was relieved it was a boy. When my son was born, I said, Good, we had a boy first, itll give the world a little time to catch up for women, Farber said.

Going to the Siyum HaShas? – Arutz Sheva

| December 9, 2019

Do You Want To Know Shas? Dear Fellow Students, We use the expression The Sea of the Talmud because the Talmud is vast, deep and apparently unending. It is fascinating, intricate and instructive.

The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands – Arutz Sheva

| December 9, 2019

The Talmud tells us that he who saves the life of one Jew can be thought of as having saved an entire world. Other editions of the Talmud state that saving the life of any human being, Jew and non-Jew alike, is comparable to saving an entire world. What would those Sages say about someone who, during the darkness of the Nazi era, saved the lives of thousands of intermarried Jews and non-Jews and their families, by finding a way to list them all as bona fide non-Jews doing this with steadfast determination, despite the considerable risk to his own life

Corbyn, Uriel Da Costa and the meaning of real apology – Redress Information & Analysis

| December 9, 2019

Gilad Atzmon writes: Once every day a Labour Party official offers a grovelling apology to the Jewish community, but for some peculiar reason its leaders seem unforgiving. They dont take Corbyns expressions of remorse seriously.

Judaism and Capitalism – Algemeiner

| December 9, 2019

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The generous, supportive Rachel, Rabbi Akibas wife – Bryan-College Station Eagle

| December 7, 2019

The Book of Proverbs (31:10-31) ends with the famous poem known in Hebrew as Eshet Chayil. The term has no English equivalent, although we often imprecisely translate it as A Woman of Valor. The poem addresses the role of women, not only as the homemaker but also providers for their family and as psychological supports for their families and husbands

Toby And Leon Cooperman Make Transformative $25 Million Gift To Boca Regional’s Keeping The Promise Capital Campaign – The Boca Raton Tribune

| December 7, 2019

Seventh 8-Figure Campaign Gift is Part of $250 Million Fund Raising Effort Boca Raton, FL Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation has received anothertransformative donation towards their $250 million fund raising effort, Keeping thePromiseThe Campaign for Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Noted philanthropists Toby andLeon Cooperman have made a $25 million gift, one of seven eight-figure gifts received by thecampaign that has already raised $152 million toward its goal

Refraining from public shaming can save a life, literally – The Jewish News of Northern California

| December 6, 2019

TheTorah columnis supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek.VayetzeiGenesis 28:10-32:3 The Rabbi of Chelm was watching TV and social media news streams, moaning, sighing, and occasionally crying.

Working the system – Jewish Life

| December 6, 2019

Why doesnt Hashem do more miracles?By: Aron Ziegler The gemara asks[1], What is Chanukah? and it answers, Our Sages taughtwhen the Greeks entered the sanctuary (of the Temple), they defiled all the oils, and when the kingdom of the House of the Chashmonaim overpowered and defeated them, they checked and only found one jar of oil that was left with the seal of the Kohen Gadol.

The ABCs of giving – jewishpresstampa

| December 6, 2019

About a month ago, the internet was in an uproar over an updated ABC song that seeks to help children learn to separate the dreaded elemeno (L-M-N-O). Whats wrong with the old ABC song, people wrote. Are we mollycoddling kids too much


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