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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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Berlin Turns 775

Many tourists who visit Berlin find their perceptions of the city’s history dominated by the legacy of the Cold War. Not only does the famous Berlin Wall hold a still sizeable presence, its remains snake through the city; the vast … Continue reading

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Rabbi Leib Tropper Discusses the Torah

The Torah is Judaism’s principle text and can refer to the entirety of Jewish law or specifically to the five books which comprise of the beginning of the Hebrew Bible. Beyond the stories and traditions contained therein, the Torah teaches … Continue reading

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