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Adin Steinsaltz

What to Do in the Face of Evil and the Abduction of Three Israeli Boys

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, confirmed yesterday that three Israeli boys were abducted on Thursday night last week by a terrorist organization, and that "we [the Israeli government and the IDF] are in the midst of a widespread operation to locate and bring back the three young yeshiva students safely."

Steinsaltz Biography On the Rebbe Enlightens Followers

Rabbi Yaacov Behrman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Books
Rabbi Yaacov Behrman

Unlike Samuel Heilman's "The Rebbe" and Joseph Telushkin's upcoming book "Rebbe," much of Steinsaltz's work is based on his own personal experiences, perceptions and interactions with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Chabad movement.

A Must-Read: A Love Story With a Knack for the Truth

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

The Greatest Man He Has Ever Met On Tuesday, June 14, 1994, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz walked into my classroom, visibly shaken; I was in the 9th grade. I...

All The Lonely People: The Power of Community & The Global Day of Jewish Learning

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

Many of us don't cope well with our loneliness. When our phone breaks down, we panic. When our email-inbox does not load, we fidget. When our text messages are ignored, we become upset.

The Kabbalah of Baseball

Arthur Kurzweil | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion
Arthur Kurzweil

When someone offers a blessing of thanks to God, it's like a hit that gets the batter on base, but when you say 'Amen' in response to a blessing it's like an RBI, a 'run batted in.' The first batter scores by going home. And saying "Amen" is a BBI: a blessing batted in.

Western Wall Clashes: Searching For A New Way Together

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 07.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

Instead of fighting over the different forms of prayer, let us pray over the different forms of fighting, and ask that we reunite as one, with our hearts and ears, in respect and in dignity.

Is Journalism Kosher?

Josh Fleet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Josh Fleet

What does the Talmud have to say about journalism? What does Judaism in general think about the Fourth Estate? And what is journalism anyway?