Monthly Archives: October 2010

Gustav Karl Friedrich Revisited

About a month and a half ago, we referenced the widespread rumors that in Rav Shlomo Wolbe’s youth he had been known as Gustav Karl Friedrich Wolbe, and had attended the University of Berlin. Two weeks ago, Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz … Continue reading

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One Who Loves Does Not Hate

Grounds For Divorce We began this Zeman by learning the Talmudic / Halachic discussion of the legitimate causes for divorce; there are apparently three1 Tannaitic opinions: מתני’ בית שמאי אומרים לא יגרש אדם את אשתו אלא אם כן מצא בה … Continue reading

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Wives and Daughters and Sisters and Mothers

Anne Brontë: I was too late for tea; but my mother had kindly kept the teapot and muffin warm upon the hobs, and, though she scolded me a little, readily admitted my excuses; and when I complained of the flavour … Continue reading

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