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Halacha Yomis: Daily Halachic Companion From OU Press

OU Press, the publishing division of the Orthodox Union, announces the publication of Halacha Yomis: A Daily Halachic Companion. Containing 354 brief selections, one halacha for each day of...

Kafka Letters Reveal Deep Affinity for Hebrew

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Philip Roth’s Possessions to Be Auctioned for Charity

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK (JTA) — There are fans of Philip Roth who enjoy his books. Then there are the fans who want to own his typewriters. The latter have...

Proclaim Liberty Throughout The Land: The Hebrew Bible In The United States

The Zahava and Moshael J. Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University recently released Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land: The Hebrew Bible in the United States:...
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