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A Rebbe’s Retirement

  • August 15, 2019

A Rebbe’s Retirement Severance Pay By: Rav Baruch Meir Levine After being a rebbe for over 20 years at a local elementary school, a rebbe is retiring at the end of this year. The administration was financially very supportive over…

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Back Out Camping:

  • August 8, 2019

When your summer plans change part II Rabbi Boruch Meir Levin, shlit”a;  Dayan Bais HaVaad When parents wish to opt out of a camp they enrolled their child in, the first thing to do is try and determine if the…

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Halachic Perspectives On Democracy

  • July 24, 2019

With the recent demonstrations in Hong Kong protesting the Chinese government, this week’s article will focus on the right (or duty) of revolution, and explore some of the halachic perspectives on democracy. The Right (Or Duty) Of Revolution A strikingly…

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OUT OF THIS WORLD

  • July 18, 2019

Keeping Halacha in space By: Rav Yosef Fund, Posek for the Bais HaVaad, Lakewood Spacing In             A recent news article reported that Virgin Galactic announced their first commercial spaceflight, planned for later this year, establishing a precedent for other…

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Spirited Away: The Case of the Lost Liquor

  • July 11, 2019

Adapted from a shiur by Rav Yosef Greenwald The leaven that left A man we’ll call Dovid was traveling two months ago with whiskey in his luggage. The airline lost the bag. Weeks went by. Pesach came and went. Last…

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A Kohen Walks Into A Hospital…

  • May 16, 2019

Rabbi Yosef Jacobovits The Halachas of Tumah In Contemporary Times A Kohen’s Purity: Parshas Emor deals with numerous laws of ritual purity that apply specifically to a kohen. While many of these laws are not applicable today, the very first…

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Flight Risk: Max Pressure at Boeing

  • April 8, 2019

Adapted from a shiur by Rav Daniel Dombroff Is Boeing liable for the doomed 737 Max? The world’s largest aircraft manufacturer was in crisis. The 737, Boeing’s workhorse aircraft, had been selling briskly since 1967. The company was working on…

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