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New Tradition

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under New Posts, Tradition

Tradition Vol. 42, No. 4, Winter 2009 Editor’s Note: Fear of Flesh and Blood by Shalom Carmy Jewish Philanthropy – Whither? by Aharon Lichtenstein Is Courage a Jewish Value by Yitzchak Blau From the Pages of Tradition: Benzion Katz: Mrs. Baba Bathra by Shnayer Z. Leiman Survey of Recent Halakhic Periodical Literature: Medical and Cosmetic [...]

Praying for One to Die: Philosophical Considerations

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Halakha, Philosophy, Prayer

Praying for One to Die: Philosophical Considerations by Ezra Schwartz There is a great deal of literature about treating a terminally ill patient.  However, the question most relevant for family members, namely how they should pray, remains mired in obscurity.  Although Ran in Nedarim 40a, basing himself of Ketubot 104a, teaches that one should pray [...]