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Sephardic Rabbis in Solidarity with Israel

As Israeli civilians are once again under rocket attacks from the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups, we the undersigned, Sephardic rabbis representing communities all over the world, stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Israel. We support Israel’s right to defend her cities and civilians, and to assert her sovereignty over Jerusalem, the historic […]

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Divided We Stand: The Failed Experiment of “Mizug Galuyot”

Printed in Principles: Edition 2 – The Journal of The Ḥabura using their Standard Transliteration Guide An Israeli news reporter once interviewed a Hassidic rabbi about the secret of his community’s long-lasting marriages, in contrast to the general public’s seemingly higher divorce rate. The Rabbi explained: “In our community, husbands and wives take great care […]

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A Fool’s Folly

אַל־תַּ֣עַן כְּ֖סִיל כְּאִוַּלְתּ֑וֹ פֶּֽן־תִּשְׁוֶה־לּ֥וֹ גַם־אָֽתָּה: Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest even you become like him. Mishle (Proverbs) 26:4 A response to a post by a member of our Shiviti Learning Forum on Facebook Shalom, I hesitated greatly before approving this post. But since you are not the only one to […]

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Medicines and Vitamins on Pesach

The Rambam writes (Ma’achalot Asurot 14): He continues: “One is not liable for partaking of any of the prohibited foods unless one partakes of them in a manner in which one derives satisfaction with the exception of a mixture of meat and milk and mixed species grown in a vineyard. [The rationale is that with […]

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