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in Hashkafa

Kzos, Nesivos … and College

Submitted to a publication anonymously as “Observer” by HaRav Mordechai Gifter, zt”l. There is a tendency in American culture, and Western culture in general, that youth understands the problems of present day living better than...

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12 Feb 2018
in Hashkafa

Shemini Atzeres

An English abridgement of a lecture delivered on Yom Tov, and published in Pirkei Emunah pp.333-334. Translated by Rabbi Israel Schneider. The Sages have compared Sukkos and Shemini Atzeres to one who invites his many...

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12 Feb 2018
in Hashkafa

The Business of the Torah

Delivered at Telshe by Rosh HaYeshiva Maran HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Gifter, ZT”L on the Holy Shabbos Va’eschonon, 1969 “Beware, lest your heart become allured, and you will stray to serve other gods and prostrate before...

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12 Feb 2018
in Hashkafa

The Torah Life

Based on a Shiur Daas delivered by the Rosh Yeshiva HaRav Mordechai Gifter, zt”l In the liturgical thanksgiving which we recite on Chanukah, it states: “When the wicked Greek kingdom rose up against Your people...

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11 Feb 2018
in Hashkafa, Politics

Why The Restlessness?

Comments on the State of the Union Address Given By President Lyndon B. Johnson in January of 1968 By Maran HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Gifter, Zt”L. The President in his last State of the Union message dealt with two...

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14 Jan 2018