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    The Jewish Justice System

    Semicha and Sanhedrin Controversies of the 16th and 21st Centuries- Part 2

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Elul 4 5780
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    The Jewish Justice System

    Semicha and Sanhedrin Controversies of the 16th and 21st Centuries

    An explanation of the various halachic underpinnings of the Sanhedrin, including: What are the roles and responsibilities of the Sanhedrin? What exactly is semicha, and why is it such a central factor in the creation of the Sanhedrin? What attempts have been made in the last hundreds of years to reconvene a Sanhedrin and reestablish semicha?

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Av 27 5780
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    Census

    May I Participate in the Census?

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Iyar 27 5780
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    Conversion

    How Does Someone Convert to Judaism?

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Shvat 15 5780
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    Leadership

    Is a Position Inherited?‏

    Question #1: The inherited shofar “Our shul’s longstanding shofar blower passed on. Are we required to appoint his son, when we would prefer to appoint a different master blaster?” Question #2: I’d like a change! “Is there a halachic reason why, in some communities, people hold their appointments on shul and school boards forever, whereas, in other communities, these positions are constantly rotated?” Question #3: Long live the Rabbi! “When a rav passes on, does his son have a claim to the position?”

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff
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    Ki Tetze

    Semicha and Sanhedrin in the 19th - 21st Century

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Elul 8 5775
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    The Jewish Justice System

    Semicha and Sanhedrin Controversies of the 16th and 19st Centuries

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | Elul 2 5775
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    Conversion

    The Power of a Single Word

    In the interim, since conversion to Yiddishkeit requires accepting all mitzvos, Bill was clearly not a candidate for geirus kehalacha. This led us to many interesting shaylos.

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff
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    Conversion

    How Does a Person Convert to Judaism?

    Understanding the meaning of Gerus, reasons, the process of Giur, important aspects, the very speacial status of a Ger Tzedek.

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff
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    A Nation and its Halachot

    Explaining the Mitzvah of Pidyon Shevuyim

    The Commandment of Redeeming Captives

    Is savining a child from being raised non-Jewish considered Pidyon shevuyim? Is there a mitzvah of pidyon shevuyim when someone was captured because he was doing something irresponsible or illegal?

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff
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    The Israeli State and Goverment

    May I Participate in the Census?

    Is the State of Israel permitted to conduct a census of its population? Does an individual violate the mitzvah by being a census taker, or by providing the census takers with his information?

    Rabbi Yirmiyohu Kaganoff | 5772
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