Monthly Archives: November 2010

Improving God's Handiwork, With Scalpel and Ether

Tzofia Hirschfeld reports for Ynet (h/t: Hirhurim): Yes, today’s woman of valor wants grace and beauty, and during the International Plastics and Aesthetics Surgery Conference held in Jerusalem, the halacha’s different approaches towards plastic surgery were discussed, as well as … Continue reading

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Women In Ski Pants and Fashionable Yeshivah Students

It is often observed that Yeshivah students in antebellum Europe could be very sharp and stylish dressers. Apparently, not everyone was pleased with this; the always interesting Rav Yehoshua Menahem Ehrenberg relates that he had once challenged the Hafez Haim, … Continue reading

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A Letter To the Yated

I have sent the following letter to the Yated: To whom it may concern, In the Chinuch Roundtable of 12 Kislev 5771, a panelist wrote: [A]t the risk of sounding old-fashioned, I feel that our children must understand that we … Continue reading

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