Category Archives: Kiruv

  1. Nice article by Shmully Hecht

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    April 7, 2014 by pitputim

    See the original from the Times of Israel (which I reproduce) here. [hat tip MT] I have no issue with Shmully’s …
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  2. Stories can inspire but they can also be a downfall


    March 14, 2014 by pitputim

    One of the differences between Chassidim and Misnagdim is that the former’s Rebbes were B’aal Mofsim. They were able to …
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  3. And now the “oh so frum” condemn a Purim skit


    March 10, 2014 by pitputim

    Not to be outdone, the holy tzaddikim who shouldn’t be reading the internet condemn this video, which was clearly done …
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  4. Egalitarianism is Treyf and can’t be cooked


    March 8, 2014 by pitputim

    The following is a Dvar Torah from Mori V’Rabbi, R’ Hershel Schachter שליט’’א via Torah Web. Rav Hershel is not …
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  5. On Kennard, Shochet, Chabad and Modern Orthodoxy


    February 21, 2014 by pitputim

    The community in Melbourne, and abroad, has been buzzing about a series of articles/indirect interchanges between Rabbi James Kennard, principal …
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  6. Powerful speech by Rabbi Riskin on kiruv

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    January 9, 2014 by pitputim

    This is well worth WATCHING [hat tip DM]

  7. Johannesburg and Melbourne


    January 7, 2014 by pitputim

    I have never been to South Africa. If you would have asked me 3 months ago whether I would have …
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  8. The Shule/Beis Medrash/Shteibel vs the outdoors


    November 16, 2013 by pitputim

    [Apologies as this may seem like a repost for some readers. WordPress seemed to get confused, so I have re-published ...
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  9. I have lost faith in Rav Druckman


    August 23, 2013 by pitputim

    I waited. I was hoping to be enlightened. R’ Moti Elon, who is likely to appeal charges against him, and …
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  10. What did they achieve?


    July 7, 2013 by pitputim reports The chief rabbis of Tzfas shlita, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and Rabbi Mordechai Bistritzky are working to close a …
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