Haredi Judaism
Haredi Judaism (Hebrew: חֲרֵדִי Ḥaredi, [χaʁeˈdi]; also spelled Charedi, plural Charedim) is a stream of Orthodox Judaism characterized by rejection of modern secular culture. Its members are often re...
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Haredim and Zionism
From the start of political Zionism in the 1890s, Haredi leaders voiced objection to its secular orientation and before the establishment of the State of Israel, the majority of Haredi Jews were oppos...
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Religious relations in Israel
Religious relations in Israel are relations between Haredim, non-Haredi Orthodox, Karaite, Ethiopian, Reform, Conservative, and secular Jews, as well as relations between different religions represent...
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Education in Israel
Education in Israel refers to the comprehensive education system of Israel. Expenditure on education accounts for only approximately 10% of GDP, and most schools are subsidized by the state. The educa...
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Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah
Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah (Heb.: מועצת גדולי התורה ("Council of [great] Torah Sages")) refers to the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several related prestigious Haredi Jewish intra national...
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Musar movement
The Musar movement (also Mussar movement) is a Jewish ethical, educational and cultural movement that developed in the 19th century in Eastern Europe, particularly among Orthodox Lithuanian Jews. The ...
Yaakov Ben Zion Mendelson
Rabbi Yaakov Ben Zion HaCohen Mendelsohn (Hebrew: יעקב בן ציון הכהן מענדעלסאן‎) (October 12, 1875 – August 5, 1941) was a renowned Orthodox communal rabbi, Talmudist, Halachist, rabbinical a...
Avraham Kalmanowitz
Avraham Kalmanowitz (Hebrew: אברהם קלמנוביץ‎; 1891 – 15 February 1964) was an Orthodox rabbi and rosh yeshiva of the Mir yeshiva in Brooklyn, New York from 1946 to 1964. Born in Belarus, he ...
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Mehadrin bus lines
Mehadrin bus lines (Hebrew: קו מהדרין‎) were a type of bus line in Israel that mostly ran in and/or between major Haredi population centers and in which gender segregation and other rigid religi...
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Simcha Zissel Ziv
Rabbi Simcha Zissel Ziv Broida (Hebrew: שמחה זיסל זיו‎; 1824–1898), also known as the Alter of Kelm (the Elder of Kelm), was one of the foremost students of Rabbi Yisrael Salanter and one of...
Ira F. Stone
Rabbi Ira F. Stone is a leading figure in the contemporary renewal of the Musar movement, a Jewish ethical movement. Stone was ordained as a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in 197...
Shtiebel
A shtiebel (Yiddish: שטיבל shtibl, pl. shtiebelekh or shtiebels, meaning "little house" or "little room") is a place used for communal Jewish prayer. In contrast to a formal synagogue, a shtiebel ...
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A T.I.M.E.
A T.I.M.E. (A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange), a New York-based non-profit support group for Orthodox Jewish infertile couples. A TIME also works to educate doctors in halachic matters and rabbi...
Nosson Meir Wachtfogel
Nosson Meir Wachtfogel (Hebrew: נתן מאיר וכטפוגל‎) (18 February 1910 in Kuhl, Lithuania – 21 November 1998 in Lakewood, New Jersey, USA), known as the Lakewood Mashgiach, was an Orthod...
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Meir Dan Plotzky
Meir Dan Plotsky (or Plotski) (1866 - March 27, 1928) was the President of Kollel Polen, a Talmudic scholar who authored the Kli Chemdah, a commentary on the Torah. He also authored the Chemdas Yisra...
Brisk tradition and Soloveitchik dynasty
The Soloveitchik dynasty of rabbinic scholars and their students originated the Brisker method of Talmudic study, which is embraced by their followers in the Brisk yeshivas. It is so called because of...
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Agudas Israel Housing Association
Agudas Israel Housing Association, also known by the acronym AIHA, is a Registered Social Landlord providing low-cost rental housing to the Jewish community in London and Salford. It owns and manages ...
Machon Yaakov
Machon Yaakov www.machonyaakov.org is a baal teshuva yeshiva for men located in Har Nof, Jerusalem, Israel. Its faculty and student body are all English speaking.The program, which is designed for stu...
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Textbooks in Israel
Textbooks in Israel are published in Israel by the Ministry of Education of Israel and other educational institutions.
Israel's Compulsory Education Law provides free and compulsory education for ...
Elya Svei
Rabbi Elya Svei (March 19, 1924 (Taanis Esther 5684) – March 26, 2009 (Rosh Chodesh Nisan 5769)) was the Rosh Yeshiva of the Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia together with Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky, a...
Three Oaths
The Three Oaths is the popular name for a Midrash found in the Talmud, which relates that God adjured three oaths upon the world. Two of the oaths pertain to the Jewish people, and one of the oaths p...
Yisroel Salanter
Rabbi Yisroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin, also known as "Yisroel Salanter" or "Israel Salanter" (November 3, 1810, Zhagory – February 2, 1883, Königsberg), was the father of the Musar movement in Orthodox ...
Neturei Karta
Neturei Karta (Jewish Babylonian Aramaic: נטורי קרתא nāṭūrī qarṯā, literally "Guardians of the City") is a Jewish religious group, formally created in Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine, in 1938...
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Making of a Godol
Making of a Godol: A Study of Episodes in the Lives of Great Torah Personalities is a two-volume book written and published in 2002, with an improved edition published in 2005, by Rabbi Nathan Kamenet...