Author: Rabbi Eliyahu Fink

WHAT WAS THE MANNA?

Huge hat-tip to finkorswim.com to provide a very rational account of the Manna and how it tasted. Mystery solved? I have been wondering about this for a while. Follow me on this journey from a 3000 year old story to…

Litvaks and Galitzyaners

Bernard Wasserstein’s On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War tells the story of interwar European Jewry, the rapid decline from tradition following World War I. In the process, Wasserstein describes the many kinds of Jews of the…

Social Media For Shabbos

An interesting article raised the question of whether you may schedule e-mails or social media updates to occur on Shabbos (link). For example, I can post to my blog and schedule the post to appear on Friday night. Within an…