The Journal

Rabbi Shaya Karlinsky
I have been asked by alumni to provide my thoughts on the current situation, both from a practical as well as “spiritual” perspective. From a practical perspective, the response is simple. Follow all guidelines and restrictions of the health services. This is necessary both to protect yourself and (Read More)
Rabbi Moshe Oelbaum
We know that the four cups of wine are כנגד ד' לשונות דגאולה, they represent the four expressions of redemption mentioned in the Torah. However, the חיד"א reveals another layer of meaning to these cups. The Pasuk says that were supposed to be in מצרים for 430 years, yet the מדרש tells us that (Read More)

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Rabbi Levi Lebovits
Step 1: What’s the Seder All About? If you were thinking about the Coronavirus while you opened this article, you’re in good company. At the risk of stating the obvious, the pandemic is the first thought on all of our minds. The second thought is probably something like: why? What does Hashem want from us? It’s impossible to answer (Read More)
Rav Moshe Weinberger
There’s a machshava I had this morning that I would like to share with you. First, I want to mention a story that I saw years ago in a sefer. There were two graduates of the Mir Yeshiva – two alter Mirrers. One was Rav Hertzman, and the other was Rav Rogoff. They were both elderly talmedei chachomim. Rav Rogoff (Read More)
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