Tag: Telshe


12
Feb 2018

The 15th yahrzeit of the Rosh HaYeshiva HoRav Mordechai Gifter, זצוק״ל has arrived (he was niftar on the 23rd of Teves.) I am a Telzer talmid, Baruch Hashem, and it was the only yeshiva where I have learned for many many years. I want to thank Hashem that I had the merit to learn in this yeshiva and my children as well, B”H. I came to the yeshiva at the age of 13 years old in the 1960’s. I remember seeing the Rosh HaYeshiva HoRav Gifter, זצוק״ל the very first time. He......

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12
Feb 2018

This sophisticated yet clearly written article by Rav Gifter, zt”l, about Torah law was published in the fall of 1958 in a journal entitled “Law in a Troubled World” by Cleveland College and the Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law at Case Western Reserve University. Please link back to www.kollelateresmordechai.org if you utilize this article in any way. Thank you. We will attempt, within the limited scope of one article, to present a fragmentary concept of that great body of law known as Talmudic Jurisprudence, and in so doing, it will be......

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12
Feb 2018

In December of 1973, Rav Mordechai Gifter addressed over 500 people at the annual banquet of the Telshe Yeshiva. Israel had just endured the Yom Kippur war. Rav Gifter’s remarks about those times bring the point of truth to bear on the terror being perpetrated by Arab violence against Jews in our world today. Today more than ever we sense the isolation of Jews among the peoples of the world. Just as Avrohom because of his monotheism was on one side of the world and everyone else on the other, so, too,......

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12
Feb 2018

Based on an address delivered at national convention of Agudath Israel of America 1988. THE ROLE OF THE JEW IN GOLUS The Jew in Golus: We are all aware that at specific points in history our conduct was unworthy, and as a result, we–the Jewish People–underwent a churban, suffering the destruction of our Beis Hamikdash and exile from our homeland. The prophets had warned us of the consequences of our conduct and tragically their admonitions came true–not once but twice…In fact we are still in the midst of the second golus, yet......

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11
Feb 2018

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 Israel to make them forget your Torah and compel them to stray from the statutes of your will.” Ordinarily, the word חק, “statute,” connotes a specific type of commandment whose reason is unknown. The usage of this term here indicates that in all the commandments of the Torah, even those which seem logical and readily understandable, there......

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