Thursday, November 26, 2015

ShareLive SL27987 - live Wedding Webcast - Litman & Biegel Family

How can one not get tears in one's eyes watching the Im Eshkakheikh (at about 1:30:00)?

In keeping with the principle that all Am Yisroel is within something like two degrees of separation, the kallah's uncle by marriage (Rabbi Uri Aumann) was my chevrusa in the Mir.

Monday, November 23, 2015

When religion was an American value...

The message sent by President James Buchanan on the completion of the first Transatlantic telegraph cable. Can you imagine the uproar if a president were to send a similar message in our day and age?

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Chinuch in the 21st Century

From a current talmid (quoted with permission):

"Significance, meaning and purpose in life are not important, and you are the only rebbe who demands them!"

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Recording of a Shiur I Gave in Shaalvim on Mussar etc.

"Guest speaker at Yeshivat Sha'alvim, Rav Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer explores different classic approaches of Mussar, while reminiscing about his yeshiva days in Yeshivat Sha'alvim during the late 70's."