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Book Announcement: The Lost Library by Dan Rabinowitz
By Eliezer Brodt
Its with great pleasure that I announce the recent publication of an important work, that I am certain will be of great interest to readers of the Seforim Blog – The Lost Library by Dan Rabinowitz, founder and editor-in-chief of the Seforim Blog. This book is devoted to the legacy of the personal and expanded public library of Rabbi … Read More... “Book Announcement: The Lost Library by Dan Rabinowitz”
Correction and Apology For an Earlier Post
A few months back we featured a fascinating two-part post about newly discovered documents from Rav Herzog’s Archive.
One of the discoveries of the post was a document about Meir Kahane written to President Chaim Herzog by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik in the summer of 1984 which was surprisingly supportive of Kahane.
A careful examination of the document by the family of … Read More... “Correction and Apology For an Earlier Post”
On the Times Commonly Presented for Birkat HaL’vana: Part 2
By Avi Grossman
Continued from here
The Truth About The Beth Yosef’s Position
A while ago I received this from a disputant (I have not edited any of his writing):
In the Shulkhan Arukh (chapter 426 paragraph 3) it was ruled that one has to wait till seven days have passed, and the Rema did not override the halachik ruling … Read More... “On the Times Commonly Presented for Birkat HaL’vana: Part 2”
Who Wrote the Late Volumes of Igrot Moshe?
By: Moshe Schorr
Though this article deals with a factual question, it often seems to devolve into an ideological one. I therefore wish to state: I have no horse in this fight. I have not taken halakhic positions from Igrot Moshe volumes 7-9. I went into this with a genuinely open mind, and in the course of researching this question, I
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