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Category: Prayer & Religiosity

Partnership Minyanim: A Preliminary Response to R. Hershel Schachter

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz (Posted on July 26, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Women and Kriyat HaTorah

Rabbi Ysoscher Katz (Posted on March 1, 2016)
From the Lindenbaum Center for Halakhic Studies

Korban Pesach Nowadays

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on March 5, 2010

Parshat Parah, a special maftir read before pesach, is read to remind us of the period of purification that preceded the bringing of the korban Pesach on the 14th of Nissan. While for most of us, this is a reminder of a thousands-year-old practice that became obsolete with the destruction of the Temple, this is not true for all.…

Women in the Synagogue – the Mechitza and the Ezrat Nashim

by Rabbi Dov Linzer Posted on October 30, 2009

Regarding mechitza we find 3 models in the achronim. There are those that say that it is to prevent kalut rosh – levity (based on the Gemara in Sukkah regarding the simchat beit HaShoyeva, the festival on Sukkot for the water drawing).…