Pinchas – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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Balak – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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Chukas – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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Korach – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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Shelach – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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Where is the rest?

EIGERI was just learning Bava Metzia 26b (right above the Mishna), and noticed that lovely “steering wheel” sign used to indicate the presence of a comment by Rabbi Akiva Eiger. When I checked the margins, however, there was no such comment to be found. What is going on?

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Ketores – A Study

Doi Luang Chiang Dao limestone mountain, Chiang Mai Province, ThailandHere is an extensively researched article (a monograph, even) concerning Ketores, its spiritual qualities, and the precise identification of its components. Feel free to comment below.

May we merit to smell the Ketores soon!

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Beha’aloscha – Chazu Banai

Chazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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“What Brocho Do I Say On My Non-Kosher Bread?” – Part Two

comments[Here's the followup concerning last week's article:]

Letter to the Editor.

I received a number of responses to my recent article What Brocho Do I Say On Non-kosher Bread? I replied personally to those who wrote to me but in the interests of those who might have had questions but did not put pen to paper I would like to respond in public to explain and answer the various points which were raised. There were three main points which people wrote to me. Continue reading

“What Brocho Do I Say On My Non-Kosher Bread?” – Part One

TUREZAHAVRabbi Michoel Fletcher, author of “Do You Know Hilchos Shabbos? - Practical Questions for the Whole Family” and “Do You Know Hilchos Brachos?” is now reprinting the latter book, retouched and re-sized, with eight new essays, chapter questions and more. The new edition will appear next week.

The following responsum, originally published in the Jewish Tribune of London by Rabbi Fletcher (his copyright), is one of the new additions in the upcoming edition. The article stirred up some controversy, which was later addressed by Rabbi Fletcher in a letter to the editor. To be continued…

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Chazu Banai Shavuos – Special Edition

milkChazu Banai is a weekly Parsha sheet published by Kinyan Yosef, an Israeli Kollel headed by Rabbi Yitzchak Glasner whose members tutor school children. Features include educational insights and Torah thoughts by the participating children. I help edit.

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