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The 50 Most Prestigious Shabbos Invites In Pico-Robertson

You know you’ve arrived if you get invited to any of these homes: * Rabbi Marvin Hier Great conversation, fascinating guests * Rabbi Ari Hier Charming erudite host * Rabbi Elazar Muskin Great food, great Torah, a great long seder … Continue reading

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Young Israel Of Century City, Bnai David-Judea Rabbis Exchange Pulpits

Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky (Bnai David) and Rabbi Elazar Muskin (YICC) love each other and their shuls do a lot of things together. Bnai David’s president David Diamond emails his congregation: As I mentioned from the bima this past Shabbat, we … Continue reading

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Can A Convert’s Conversion Be Annulled Retroactively?

Rabbi Yosef Carmel speaking on Shabbos @ Yavneh.

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The Rabbi Who Freed 1000 Chained Women

Yair Ettinger writes: In late 1973 after the Yom Kippur War, then-chief rabbi Ovadia Yosef received a query from the chief military chaplain, Brigadier General Mordechai Piron, regarding almost 1,000 cases of missing IDF soldiers who remained in the field, … Continue reading

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Tough Love For The Homeless

Email Picture Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky, left, of B’nai David-Judea Synagogue in Los Angeles, chats with Bobby Alexander, who is homeless, on Pico Boulevard. Kanefsky, 44, helps the homeless, elderly and poor of the Pico-Robertson … Continue reading

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