Archive for the 'Halacha' Category

This week, Rabbanit Sarna and Rabbi Wolkenfeld explain something called “The Cholent Effect” as it relates to this week’s parsha, Parshat Lech Lecha and discuss some of the medical halacha questions raised by assisted reproductive technologies. They also interview Anna Rubin, a Community Organizer at the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs.

Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

Read Full Post »

Join Rabbanit Sarna and Rabbi Wolkenfeld for the first episode of The Straw Hat! They discuss some of the complications and interesting situations that arise during the Jewish leap year as well as how an idea from this week's Daf Yomi affects the observance of kashrut. This episode also features an interview with ASBI Member David Passman who sheds some light on the history of our shul and tells the story that inspired the name of our podcast.

Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

Read Full Post »