Author: Yitzchok Adlerstein

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Fiddling For Open Access Bathrooms?

The tune that Nero fiddled while Rome burned was a sprightly, engaging one, I always imagined. Something upbeat and distracting, that took little effort to offer pleasure. Like many others, I have a harder...

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Chumash Mesoras Harav – Bamidbar

The latest installment of the Chumash with commentary by R. Yosef Dov Soloveitchik zt”l is now available for purchase. Like its three predecessors, the volume on Bamidbar gleans from the vast oeuvre of the...

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Will Haredim Soon Sing Hatikvah?

I didn’t think so either, at least not till the news broke that the official national anthem of the State of Israel will not be sung at a departmental graduation ceremony at Hebrew University....

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Jammin’ with the Pope

Others can continue the debate about the delegation that visited with the Pope and provided a bit of a musical interlude. R. Yair Hoffman provided excellent historical and halachic background, showing how common such...

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Annual Pesach Shiur for Women

Women of all varieties are invited – even those with faces! – to my annual Pesach shiur, Monday April 3rd at noon at 1399 S Roxbury Dr, third floor. No change, and plenty of...

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