RIETS Dinner 5781

Yeshiva Torah Vodaath: R. Shlomo Heiman; R. Yaakov Kamenetsky; R. Aharon Kotler Versus Chabad As To How To Interpret a Mishnah; R. Yosef Soloveitchik and His Missing Article

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Feb 22, 2021
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1 hr 51 min 51 sec
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Venue: YU Israel YU Israel

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Torah observance in the Bronx in the 1940s; How and why Rav Shlomo Heiman was more successful than R. David Leibowitz as Rosh Yeshiva and why he was more willing than others to leave Europe; Some prominent graduates of Torah Vodaath; Rav Yaakov Kamenetsky in Toronto and then in the U.S.; R. Moshe Soloveitchik's close friendship with Rav Heiman; The conflict between the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe and the Litvisher as to how to interpret שור שנגח peshat versus derash; Rav Yosef Soloveitchik's missing article on the Rebbe's Chassidic interpretation of the Mishnah; The close relationship between the Soloveitchik family and the sixth Rebbe; The Purim Shpiel and Rav Shmuel Elozor Volk

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