Hearing Aids on Shabbat, Yes – But All Varieties of Microphone Technologies, No?

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Quote from: https://www.zomet.org.il/eng/?CategoryID=198&ArticleID=283#b5 6. Hearing Aids Contemporary poskim have permitted the use of hearing aids (which are actually small microphones and amplifiers) on Shabbat, and were seemingly unconcerned with the problem of electricity. The Tzitz Eliezer (vol. 6, 6:6) summarizes: … Continued

Despite A Life Sentence In Prison – Jonathan Pollard Refused Suicide As A Solution

Excerpt from https://www.jonathanpollard.org/2021/032621.htm ‘You’re smart, finish it’ Pollard says that at one point in his sentence, when he was at Butner Federal Prison, someone from Israel he didn’t know came to visit him. The man was “official” enough to be … Continued

The Kfar Darome Miracle Was Not Enough To Save the Jewish Communities in Gaza From the “Deep State” and A Biblical Curse

Introduction #1 Dvarim / Deuteronomy 20:1 as translated by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan When you go to battle against your enemies, and see horses, war chariots and an army larger than yours, do not be afraid of them, since God your … Continued

Joe Biden’s Biological Grandson is Jewish. Who Does the Pidyon Haben, the Grandson or the Maternal Grandfather?

What is Pidyon Haben? I will quote from an article written about 14 years ago at https://www.ou.org/judaism-101/glossary/pidyon-haben/ for a definition: Redemption of the (First-Born) Son; by Biblical command, at the age of 30 days, when the son has established a … Continued