Language

(Continued from last Week) Sitting in Rabbi Oberlander’s booklined study in his apartment which as mentioned earlier, doubles as Lubavitch’s “Jewish Heritage Center of Hungary,” he showed me books, which […]

In “Yiddish and English- A Century of Yiddish in America,” Sol Steinmetz set himself the task of describing the relationship between Yiddish and English and their influences on each other. […]

Rabbi Moshe Isserles mentions in the Shulhan Arukh, Orah Hayyim (670/2) the custom of eating cheese on Hanukkah and states the reason. This custom is already mentioned — as indicated […]

Rabbi Chaim Yehoshua Kasovsky, who died recently at the age of eighty- eight, was one of the many great and brilliant scholars with which Jerusalem was blessed in the last […]