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.

On the Psak Concerning Israeli Conversions
Yehuda Henkin

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

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

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

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


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


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1 comment:

  1. Very nice! Hakirah is great stuff.