OPINION & COMMENT
A hesped on the Brisker Rov delivered at his levaya by Maran HaRav Shach yblct"a. 11 Tishrei this year marks the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Brisker Rov, zt'l. Maran HaRav Shach, shlita, was especially close to the Brisker Rov.
Dedicating our Hearts to Serve
"And [Yaakov] rested in that place" (Bereishis 28:11). Rashi (ibid.) cites the Midrash to the effect that "[Yaakov] rested only in that place, but for fourteen years when he served in Eiver's study hall he did not sleep at night, since he was totally engaged in Torah study."
One Can Acquire a World Through a
Single Episode of Simcha
"What the fool cannot attain on Yom Kippur at Ne'ilah, the wise man merits on Succos and Simchas Torah through simcha" (Hagaon R' Yisroel Salanter zt'l).
Vignettes from the memories of R' Moshe Eliezer Schwartzbard.
Can British Reform still be considered a Jewish movement?
Let Beilin Do the
The decision prohibiting the General Security Service from using any forms of physical pressure and other means deemed illegal has elicited sharp criticism from the security establishment.
Forced to See the Truth
One of the more notable details of the last election was the venom with which the political left lashed out at the Torah- observant community.
Convinced that the chareidi neighborhoods were hotbeds of massive voter fraud, the left wing called in an army of "observers" to make sure all of our votes were honest.
"Our Youth is Lost"
Avigdor Leiberman became known as "the strong man" in the Netanyahu administration. During the recent elections, he ran as head of the Yisrael Beiteinu slate. But not many people know that Leiberman, a Russian immigrant and an avowed secularist, has a daughter who is a chozeres b'teshuva, who drew closer to yiddishkiet on her own initiative after visiting Shabbos observant homes.
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