Havurah Volume 06 Number 01

Question Authority, Part Two
Author: Moishe Rosen

In the last issue of Havurah we talked about questioning authority, particularly where the Jewish religion is concerned. We observed a shift in authority following the destruction of the Temple. That shift occurred at the council of Yavneh, where the rabbis appointed...

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Statistically Speaking: What’s New in Jewish Community Demographics
Author: Susan Perlman

It’s been said that, Statistics are like witnesses—they will testify for either side.” Of course, if one conducts a statistical study with a pre-conceived conclusion, that adage is appropriate. However, statistics, properly gathered and interpreted, can be...

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Zayde
Topics: poetry

Zayde You used to call me Shayna maidele, your pretty one As you bounced me on your knee. Oh, your grey beard scared me so! Zayde Did you know I looked In your dresser drawer and found the cherry drops. They were for me, weren’t they? Zayde I can still feel Your...

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Between Two Fathers
Topics: book reviews
Author: Jim Stamberg

Book Title: Between Two Fathers Author: Charles Barg Date Published: August 1, 2002 Publisher: Purple Pomegranate Productions Genre: 1. Religious2. Christian Living3. Religion & Spirituality ISBN: 978-1881022121 Reviewer: Jim Stamberg Father. The mere word evokes...

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