Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Hakirah Volume 7 Has Arrived.

Hakirah Volume 7 is now on its way to subscribers and stores.

Here is the listing of the articles in this issue.


GERUT
On the Psak Concerning Israeli Conversions
Yehuda Henkin


Conversion to Judaism:
Halakha, Hashkafa, and Historic Challenge
Marc D. Angel

JEWISH THOUGHT
Hasidism and the Rebbe/Tzaddik:
The Power and Peril of Charismatic Leadership
Elijah Judah Schochet

Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch’s View of Secular Studies in the
Thought of Rabbi Joseph Elias: Some Critical Observations
Baruch Pelta

Was Rashi a Corporealist?
Natan Slifkin

TALMUD TORAH
A Hagiographer’s Review of
“Studies in Maimonides and His Interpreters”
Asher Benzion Buchman

JEWISH LAW
A Statistical Analysis of Iggeros Moshe, Orach Chaim 1:35
Sheldon Epstein and David Greenberger

“It is upon him to bring the proof”:
A Note on Historiography, Printing, and the
Power of Hearsay in a Position of Rabad
Yaakov Jaffe and David Shabtai

Wrapping Ourselves Blindly
Shimi Berger and Shloimy Zelcer

CUSTOM

The Order of Lighting the Hanukkah Candles:
The Evolution of a Custom and the Influence of the
Publication of the Shulhan Arukh
J. Jean Ajdler

Backward and Forward:
An Unusual Feature of Kiddush Levanah
David S Farkas

‘Shalom Aleichem’ to Three People During Kiddush Levanah
Zvi Ron

הלכה

הלכות ברכת הגומל
שמואל פנחסי

גדרו של בית דין לענין גרות
אליעזר בן פורת


There is still time to subscribe at

www.hakirah.org


Enjoy.

1 comment:

  1. Very nice! Hakirah is great stuff.

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