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The Sons of Korah Did Not Die – Between Thought and Deed in Judaism by Mois Navon

July 14, 2011 by  
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One of the most prominent aspects of Jewish life – perhaps the defining aspect – is the focus on the deed, the mitzvah according to halacha, as opposed to simply the thought.  We find this notion expressed in a subtle yet powerful way through the experiences of the sons of Korah. The altercation between Korah [...]

Polemics and the Orthodox Prohibition Against Microphones on Shabbat by Shlomo Brody

January 31, 2010 by  
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What does Rabbi Yisrael Rozen, the engineer who runs the Tzomet Institute and who frequently speaks on behalf of religious Zionist causes, have in common with the Satmar Rebbe?   They both care tremendously about halakha They both believe that Orthodox opposition to microphones stemmed primarily from polemical considerations against the Reform movement. The Satmar Rebbe’s [...]