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    • Sherlock Holmes
    • 14.07.10 | 00:17 (IDT)

    Halacha is the accepted interpretation of the Torah as transmitted over millenia by generations of scholars who applied basic principles to evolving circumstances. In recent generations that included London's Dayan Yechezkel Abramsky, Manhattan's Reb Moshe feinstein and Israel's Hazon Ish and Rabbi Joseph Elyashiv. Halacha has never stood still. This is why Orthodox Jewish schools manage to adjust and perform well in a variety of modern societies

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    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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