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Rabbis Opposing the Israeli Budget

While many rabbis are arguing over who will be the next Chief Rabbis of Israel, the Rabbinic Cabinet of Memizrach Shemesh is raising a voice against the proposed Israeli budget. Below is a translation of the first paragraph: We, the below signed, are rabbis in Israel who come into daily contact with Am Yisrael. We […]

Shas’s Top-Ten on the Ashkenazi Yeshiva

If you were wondering how Shasniks make fun of the Ashkenazi yeshiva world, see here for a “top-ten” list of requirements for acceptance into an Ashkenazi yeshiva. Here is one example from the list: תחילה יקבל הבחור על עצמו כי ראש הישיבה יהיה מעתה אביו הרוחני, מחשבתו תהיה כמחשבתו, ופיו כפיו. והריהו מקבל על עצמו […]

Journal on Sephardic Studies

The Journal for the Study of Sephardic and Mizrahi Jewry is available online. There are a number of interesting articles by such scholars as Moshe Idel, Zvi Zohar, and Morris Fairrstein.

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