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  • Although born in Volozhin, home to the “mother of yeshivahs,” Brudno had become thoroughly secularized by the time he came to write The Fugitive in his late twenties—an expert in case rather than rabbinical law.

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  • Although born in Volozhin, home to the “mother of yeshivahs,” Brudno had become thoroughly secularized by the time he came to write The Fugitive in his late twenties—an expert in case rather than rabbinical law.

    The Fugitive

  • Classes for women taught by young men from Israeli yeshivahs were also being offered several times each week in 2005.

    Canada: From Outlaw to Supreme Court Justice, 1738-2005.

  • Complementing the Bais Ya’akov system that attracted religious girls of all types were those smaller Hasidic girls’ yeshivahs, like Lubavitch’s Beth Rivkah schools, that were controlled by the specific groups that established themselves in postwar America.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • By the 1970s, there would emerge from among the many graduates of these girls’ yeshivahs, seminaries, and day schools and Stern College for Women a coterie of highly educated and motivated women destined to make a significant impact upon their variegated community.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • Of course, girls’ yeshivahs were comparable to yeshivahs for boys and men primarily in their common goal of socializing their students against the perceived evils of general society.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • These first coeducational modern yeshivahs in the United States emphasized to girls and boys both the importance of modern Hebrew studies and culture even as they disdained the Talmud-predominant or Talmud-exclusive curriculum that had characterized earlier boys’ yeshivahs in this country and put a high premium on Orthodox accommodation to the secular world.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • Adlerblum’s paternal grandfather, Jacob Mordechai Hirschensohn, was a famous scholar who established yeshivahs in Safed and in Jerusalem.

    Nima Adlerblum.

  • Quite to the contrary, Bais Ya’akov women, like their brothers in old-line yeshivahs, were actively discouraged from entering that world of higher secular education.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

  • More typically, the best students want to be intellectual resources for the Orthodox community in schools and women’s yeshivahs in both America and Israel.

    Orthodox Judaism in the United States.

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