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  • “Men should Wage War and not Women” [Sefer Hachinuch, Mitzva 603
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    “Men should Wage War and not Women” [Sefer Hachinuch, Mitzva 603

    “Take off the golden rings that are in the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters. And they took off the golden rings that were in their ears.” [Shemot 32:2-3].

    “‘In the ears of your wives’ – Aharon thought: the women and the children will refuse to give up their jewelry, perhaps this will delay matters and Moshe will come. But they (that is, the men) did not wait, and they took off their own jewelry.” [Rashi].

    “Women do not perform work (on Rosh Chodesh)... in memory of the fact that they did not participate in the sin” [TUR Orach Chaim 417, based on Pirkei D’Rebbe Eliezer 44].

    The “Levinstein” Festival

    As I write these lines, the drama surrounding Rabbi Yigal Levinstein is still at its peak. Perhaps by the time this article is published the press, the women’s organizations, and liberal public figures will have found some other easy prey. Before I give my opinion about what the rabbi said (below), I want to address the focus of the drama, consisting of a general onslaught of threats against the speaker, with such statements as: “Right now, stop all budgets given to his institution... Do not let him teach... Stop all visits of governmental and military figures in his institution...”
    1666 : Vayakhel - Pekudey
    27 Adar 5777 25/03/2017
    Taking a Torah Scroll off the Bima to Help a Handicapped Person / Rabbi Yosef Tzvi Rimon
    When a handicapped man is called to the Torah, are we allowed to put a small table next to the Bima for the Torah scroll and read the Torah from there?
    A Complete Task / Rabbi Atiel Gilady
    A person who starts things but never finishes lives in a perpetual state of frustration, even if he or she is not always aware of the reason for the feeling.
  • Using an oven on Shabbat

    Using an oven on Shabbat

    Is there any problem with using the oven on Shabbat under the control of a timer?
    Milk and Meat Dishes in the Same Dishwasher

    Milk and Meat Dishes in the Same Dishwasher

    Can the same dishwasher can be used for both dairy and meat dishes (not at the same time).
    Recycling Weekly Parsha Sheets

    Recycling Weekly Parsha Sheets

    Can I recycle the parsha sheets in such a way that the contents are not desecrated or harmed?
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