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A Definition of Responsa in Judaism

Actively involved in New York’s thriving Jewish community, Rabbi Leib Tropper founded the Kol Yaakov Yeshiva and Torah Center in Monsey, New York. A respected author, Rabbi Leib Tropper recently published two books that address Jewish responsa. Responsa is a … Continue reading

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What Jewish Law Says About Gossip

“Loshon Hora” are the Hebrew terms for “evil words” or “forbidden speech.” Rabbi Leib Tropper teaches a class that discusses this concept, known in Western society as “gossip.” Much of the rabbi’s time is spent studying the Torah with individuals … Continue reading

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