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The Rabbi's Desk

07/05/2019 02:46:45 PM


Inside: (see below)
•  Navi Shiur this Shabbat and Next
•  My Derasha from Last Shabbat
•  25th Yahrtzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
•  (Post) 4th of July Reading with Some #EngleNachas
Recent News in Jewish Archeology


Navi Shiur this Shabbat and Next


My Derasha from Last Shabbat
Small Letter, Big Responsibility


25th Yahrtzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe is this Shabbat, 3 Tamuz. Some articles of interest from among the plethora that can be found online.

The Rebbe of the Jewish People - Yossi Klein Halevi

Of G‑d and Man: Some Thoughts on the Rebbe (Article written by my father, Rabbi Yehiel Poupko, in 1994 upon the Rebbe's first yahrtzeit)

YouTube video of Rabbi Sacks on the 25th yartzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe


(Post) 4th of July Reading with Some #EngleNachas
Two postings from the 929 Tanach study website that were shared this week online in honor of the 4th of July from our own Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern's latest book, Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land: The Hebrew Bible in the United States, A Sourcebook. The book was released by the Zahava and Moshael J. Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University, dedicated by our dear friends, supporters, and community leaders, Zahava and Moshael Straus. #EngleNachas

To Bigotry No Sanction, To Persecution No Assistance: George Washington

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

The book has been reviewed and discussed in...
The Forward
The Wall Street Journal
Tablet Magazine
The Jewish Review of Books


Recent News in Jewish Archeology

Hebrew Inscription Discovered in Ancient Jewish Ritual Bath in Sicily (JPost)

I had the privilege to see the Pilgrimage Road excavation recently dedicated in Jerusalem when I participated in the Rabbinic Mission sponsored by our Jewish Federation of Northern NJ. See the following two articles about the discovery.

New Discovery in Jerusalem's City Of David: 2,000-Year-Old Pilgrimage Road (JPost)

Pilgrimage Road and Palestinian Memory (WSJ Opinion)





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