- Rabbi Dr. Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff
- Venue: YU Israel History:
- Duration: 1 hr 48 min
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Judicial Reform. R' M. Shapiro's fundraising efforts in Europe, N. America, and Canada compared to more successful efforts of Lithuanian yeshivot. Rabbis who supported him. Husband authorizes a גט then disappears. He moves to Lublin & becomes Chief Rabbi. Torah learning in Poland, Galicia, & Lithuania differed from each other. R' Shapiro tried to bridge and balance the differences. Chassidut versus Mussar. World War I resulted in changes in Torah World. Yeshivat Chachmei Lublin: All were welcome. Monsieur Chouchani / שושני. Lublin instead of Palestine was a mistake. Death of R' Shapiro. Y.Ch.L. clones opened elsewhere after WWII. R' Shapiro & R' Revel. Large dedication ceremony 1930 was justified. R' Rakeffet on Pesach and other subjects.
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