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In Holesov (which I visited for the first time this week)

We left it too late. He’s been gone seven years now, and here I am without him, to visit his grandfather’s grave, to see the old synagogue where he served as rabbi for almost 20 years until 1914, to gaze from the street at the house f...

Posted on 30 July 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Milking on Shabbat

Responsum: In the 1950s, two of the major halakhic authorities in Israel, Rabbi Yishayahu Karelitz (Hazon Ish) and Rabbi Shaul Israeli (Amud Hayemini) dealt with this question, and reached the conclusion that the use of an automatic milk...

Posted on 24 July 2014, By Rabbi David Golinkin