• Walk, not Talk: Thoughts on Parashat Behukotai

    The Torah portion reminds us to "walk" in God's statutes, to participate actively, happily and responsibly in maintaining a vibrant Jewish religious life. Those who shirk the responsibility and privilege of "walking" in God'…
  • Rabbi Hayyim Angel will give two classes at the Bi…

    On Sunday, June 23, Rabbi Hayyim Angel will again participate in the annual Bible Study Days held at SAR High School in Riverdale, New York (503 West 259th Street, Bronx). Our Institute is a co-sponsor of this program.
  • Sephardim, Sephardism and Jewish Peoplehood

    This article by Rabbi Marc D. Angel reflects on past transformations within Sephardic Jewry...and on the relevance of Sephardic civilization to all Jews. As the Jewish People move toward multi-ethnic and post-ethnic…
  • The Hareidi Option

    Rabbi Yitzchak Blau explores Hareidi attitudes toward women, gentiles, Zionism, divine providence, faith, as well as other categories. This exploration reveals dramatic difference between Hareidi and Modern Orthodox…

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The Torah portion reminds us to "walk" in God's statutes, to participate actively, happily and responsibly in maintaining a vibrant Jewish religious life. Those who shirk the responsibility and privilege of "walking" in God's ways deprive themselves of the satisfaction and self-respect that come with ethical, righteous religious living.
On Sunday, June 23, Rabbi Hayyim Angel will again participate in the annual Bible Study Days held at SAR High School in Riverdale, New York (503 West 259th Street, Bronx). Our Institute is a co-sponsor of this program.  
This article by Rabbi Marc D. Angel reflects on past transformations within Sephardic Jewry...and on the relevance of Sephardic civilization to all Jews. As the Jewish People move toward multi-ethnic and post-ethnic realities, we need to be exploring Sephardism and its role in the future of world Jewry.
Rabbi Yitzchak Blau explores Hareidi attitudes toward women, gentiles, Zionism, divine providence, faith, as well as other categories. This exploration reveals dramatic difference between Hareidi and Modern Orthodox communities.
Should Jewish parents send their sons and daughters to schools where anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism are tolerated? What is the impact on their own morality to be steeped in these environments for their formative years? What will this type of education do to them as human beings and as Jews?
Rabbi Sjimon den Hollander writes on Saadia Gaon's treatment of biblical anthropomorphisms. Saadia pointed the way to a philosophically sophisticated approach to reading the Bible.