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 ...
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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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...
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...
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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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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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...
Beis Yaakov Primary School
Beis Yaakov Primary School is a voluntary-aided primary school, for girls aged 3 to 11 from Orthodox Jewish families, situated in north-west London. It is the largest Jewish primary school for girls i...
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 ...
Jewish Tribune (UK)
The Jewish Tribune is a privately owned Haredi weekly newspaper based in Stamford Hill, London. Founded in 1962, it appears every Thursday, providing news, views, social and cultural reports, as well ...
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...
Yeshivas Knesses Yisrael (Slabodka)
Yeshivas Knesses Yisrael was a yeshiva located in the Lithuanian town of Slabodka, adjacent to Kovno (Kaunas), now Vilijampolė, a suburb of Kaunas. It was known colloquially as the "mother of yeshiva...
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Hebron Yeshiva
Hebron Yeshiva, also known as Yeshivas Hevron, or Knesses Yisroel, is a yeshiva devoted to high-level study of the Talmud. It originated in 1924 when the roshei yeshiva and 150 students of the Slabodk...
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Shomer Emunim (Hasidic dynasty)
Shomer Emunim (meaning "Guardian of the Faith") is a devout, insular Hasidic group based in Bnei Brak. It was founded in the 20th century by Rabbi Arele (Aharon) Roth.The Shomrei Emunim are characteri...
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