Monthly Archives: June 2011

Neither A Borrower Nor A Lender Nor A Cosigner Be

Megan McArdle argues that cosigning a loan is a really bad idea: Why You Should Never, Ever Cosign a Loan for Anyone I mentioned in my last post that cosigning loans is risky. How risky? According to the FTC, depending … Continue reading

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Rights and Responsibilities

Over Shavuos, I read Rebbetzin Feige Twerski’s explanation of the misguidededness of the modern feminist push for religious egalitarianism, in which she asserts a fundamental distinction between the Torah’s value system and that of modern American society: The Equality Debate … Continue reading

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ללמוד וללמד, לשמור ולעשות: נשים מברכות ברכת התורה מפני שיש להן ללמוד מצות הנוהגות בהן

The introduction to this series broached the question of whether the obligation of women to study the area of Halachah that is relevant to them is included in the מצות תלמוד תורה; this post presents the basic, standard literature on … Continue reading

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