Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Procedural Privilege Of the Working Class

From a recent issue of the Business Halacha Institute’s Business Weekly: Prime Suspect, by Rabbi Meir Orlian I arranged with Simon Kleinoff, the plumber, to clear the blockage in the kitchen sink this morning,” Mr. Laks told his wife. “Oh, … Continue reading

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Skin Deep Love

The Macedonian Intl News Agency reports (via InterAksyon, via Planet Ivy, via msnNOW, via Bad for Shidduchim): Chinese Man Sues Wife for being Ugly, and Wins Tuesday, 28 February 2012 Northern Chinese resident Jian Feng divorced and sued his wife … Continue reading

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Tales of צדיקים (and Sundry Other Individuals)

R. Aryeh Kaplan’s version of a classic hasidic tale: A man once dreamed that there was a great treasure under a bridge in Vienna. He traveled to Vienna and stood near the bridge, trying to figure out what to do. … Continue reading

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