Thursday, November 29, 2007

Giving Intangible Gifts

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SMP 42

SMP 42CLICK HERE for part 1
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Mrs. Toby Teller and family are sitting shiva on the loss of their husband and father Rabbi Tzvi Teller a”h at 2937 W. Coyle thru Tuesday morning after Shacharis. Shacharis Fri, Mon, and Tues is at 7:30. Shacharis Sunday is at 8:00. Mincha/Maariv Thurs, Sun. and Mon. is at 4:05. Mincha Friday is at 12:30.

Life on other planets?

Thursdays Nach Yomi perek 5 Verse 23 in Shoftim curses the inhabitants of Meroz for not coming to help. Some commentators say that Meroz was the name of a nearby city, but Rashi quotes the Talmud in Moed Katan (16a) that it's the name of a star. So who are the inhabitants of another star? Extraterrestrials? Not necessarily, but we can't rule it out...
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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Today in Jewish History(wednesday)

• Passing of R. Abraham Maimuni (1237)

Rabbi Abraham Maimuni HaNagid (also called "rabbi Avraham ben HaRambam") was the only son of Maimonides (the famed Talmudist, codifier of Jewish Law, philosopher, physician and statesmen, Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, 1135-1204). Born in 1185, Rabbi Abraham succeeded his father as the leader of the Jewish community in Fostat (old Cairo), Egypt, at the tender age of 19. He wrote many responsa and commentaries explaining and defending his father's writings and Halachic rulings. Rabbi Abraham passed away on the 18th of Kislev of the year 4998 from creation (1237).

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Saturday, November 24, 2007

There will be a Tehillim kinus for MEN & WOMEN this Sunday evening at Cong. KINS 2800 North Shore at 6:30 PM to daven for a refuah shlema for Rabbi Zvi Teller, Zvi Menachem ben Yocheved Rochel. Please make every effort to attend.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

T O D A Y I N J U D A I S M(Thursday 12 of Kislev)

Today in Jewish History

• Yahrtzeit of R. Yosef Yitzchak Kazen (1998)

Kislev 12 is the yahrtzeit (date of the passing) of's founding director Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Kazen [ ] ("YYK", 1954-1998), widely acclaimed as the "father of the Jewish internet."

About YY Kazen The Soul of Cyberspace

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Shalsheles 4

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Monday, November 19, 2007