The Badatz Determines Kashrus, not the Bagatz
Would you eat meat that the High Court says is perfectly
kosher -- if the supervising rov is unhappy with it?
That is the question that arises in the wake of the Israeli
High Court's most recent pronouncement on the Jewish
The Kollel's Aim
It is hard to speak about something that is clear and
obvious to everyone. The truth however is, that it is
precisely about the obvious things that one must speak,
because people [tend to] rely upon old, accepted attitudes,
forgetting the main point and drifting far away from the
purpose. Everything one does needs to have a purpose . . .
If one doesn't have any other, specific purpose in mind, one
will only do what is easy and what one wishes to do.
A Talk Delivered By HaRav Dovid Leibowitz To The Members Of
Kollel Beis Yisroel, Slobodka, Kovno
How To Follow The Rosh Yeshiva's Derech
In the almost two months since our world was destroyed when
the Rosh Yeshiva zt"l passed away, there has been a
great deal of his'orerus and introspection, especially
about our duty to continue and preserve the Rosh Yeshiva's
heritage to our generation, which he received from his
rabbonim, since he served as a link in the chain stretching
back to Sinai.
by Nosson Zeev Grossman
Around Those Who Fear Him
When Hashem revealed Himself to Moshe Rabbenu from the midst
of the burning bush, it is said: "And Moshe hid his face for
he was afraid to gaze upon Elokim." Say Chazal: As a reward
for his having hidden his face out of fear, Moshe was
granted the beams of splendor, of which it was stated, "And
Aharon and Bnei Yisroel saw that the skin of Moshe's face
glowed and they were afraid to approach him" (Shemos
by L. Jungerman
More About Weddings: The Music
To the Editor:
After reading in your paper that the rabbonim of Agudas
Yisroel of America are planning to issue guidelines to limit
wedding expenses, I would like to suggest that drastic
measures should also be taken to control the improper music
played at weddings.
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