Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Halachah

For my father, who has long been fascinated by the application of the ideas of Kurt Gödel to the Torah. Well, and wherefore shall it daunt me, when ’tis I myself am tasked, When, by weakness weakness questioned, weakly answers—weakly asked? Weakness never needs be falseness: truth is truth in each degree —Thunderpealed by God […]

Speak No Evil

Rabbi Avi Shafran gives “[his] understanding” of why “pre-nuptial agreements are not common in the charedi world”: Rabbi Avi Shafran, Director of Public Affairs for the Agudath Israel of America, agreed that pre-nuptial agreements are not common in the charedi world. None of his six married children has one, he said. “My understanding of the […]