“She is not Tznius” – no, she is not a Tznua perhaps. Tznius (ignore the s) is a noun, not an adjective. “She is not a Tzanua” – no, perhaps she is not a Tznua. Tzanua is in the masculine form. “She is not…” – wait, how modest can modesty [Read more…]
This horrid image has been making its rounds. I’m momentarily putting aside people using the Holocaust for whichever gain they wish. Do we have no other way – aside from ugly guilt – to encourage people to connect to Hashem with Tefillin? How much longer will we shove this venom [Read more…]
My new book “Yehi Shalom: A Guide to the Laws of Pesach and Kashrut” is now available! This book is a handy resource for both Ashkenazim and Sepharadim, written in English and including hundreds of sources. List price is $25 but we are offering the book for just $20 in [Read more…]
Dearest friends, After quite some time offline, RabbiYoni.com is back! We are in the middle of re-installing some of our lost features, so please be patient as we begin our journey to completion! With love, Rabbi Yoni
It has been over a year since I last wrote an article. The reason? I only write from inspiration, and the inspiration to write a piece worthy of publication has been far from my reach. Until today, this Rosh Chodesh of Nissan, the month of our redemption. Checking Yeshiva World [Read more…]
Watch the 9th class in Rabbi Yoni’s exciting and newest series – The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith January 24th, 2013/5773 Every Thursday night from 7:30-8:30 – Sepharadic Kehillah of San Diego – www.sksandiego.org Can’t find the class you are looking for? Check out our Media page!
Watch the 8th class in Rabbi Yoni’s exciting and newest series – The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith January 17th, 2013/5773 Every Thursday night from 7:30-8:30 – Sepharadic Kehillah of San Diego – www.sksandiego.org Can’t find the class you are looking for? Check out our Media page!
A new and exciting, text-based class in Jewish Philosophy with Rabbi Yoni! The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith Thursday Evenings at 7:30pm, beginning November 1st Do you want to tackle the deepest ideas of Judaism in a clear and exciting way? Are you a seeker of the truth [Read more…]
ימא טבא לרבנן Mazal Tov to Rabbi Avi Kozma! On your additional Semicha! Rabbi Yoni and all of us at RabbiYoni.com would like to wish a special Mazal Tov to Rabbi Yoni’s dear friend and study partner, Rabbi Avi Kozman shlit”a, Former Chief Rabbi of the Republic of Macedonia, [Read more…]
I’m not wishing myself a Happy Birthday! Tonight (the 11th of Iyar) is my Hebrew Birthday. How old am I? Well, I’d rather not divulge that information! 🙂 I recall a few years ago, a discussion I had with one of my Rebbeim, the Kalever Rebbe shlit”a of Williamsburg. I [Read more…]