Author: Yitzchok Adlerstein

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Balfour

If you mention “Balfour” to many young people today, they will assume that you mean what the umpire calls out just before permitting a batter to take first base. (Sorry, folks. Baseball is still...

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Anniversary, Martin Luther!

Sure, something is missing in the title. The word “happy.” Couldn’t bring myself to write that. Read on. You’ve heard the story before, but it continues to elicit chuckles. The Jew, humming to himself,...

Nesivos Shalom, Volume 2

B’Chasdei Hashem, my second volume of English-language adaptation of the Slonimer Rebbe has been accepted for publication by Koren. I’m honored to be in the company of some major figures whose works were published...

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CS Lewis, Elul and the Shofar

Somebody you know has read The Screwtape Letters. He or she may not admit it, however, because reading the work of the most successful Christian apologist in the twentieth century will not win friends...

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Annual Rosh Hashanah Shiur

I’m announcing this one with embarrassment. I had hoped to have completed a move to Yerushalayim by now, but it hasn’t happened. (We have not yet rented out our house in LA, and that...

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Kate Millett’s Legacy

She may rest in peace, but not the many whose lives became road-kill to her revolutionary zeal. She plied her doctoral dissertation into the best-selling Sexual Politics, roundly critiqued for its shallowness and inaccuracy....

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