June 24, 2007
Ben Yehuda Press helps bring Rav Yoel Bin Nun to Teaneck, Sunday, June 24th
In conjunction with Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School and Congregation Rinat Yisrael, Ben Yehuda Press is proud to announce a lecture by renowned teacher, Rav Yoel Bin Nun, Rosh Ha-Yeshiva of Yeshivat Kibbut ha-dati.
The topic is "Kol She Omar David Hatah Eino Eleh To'eh:" Rabbinic perspectives on the David and Bat-Sheva Narratives.
The shiur will take place on Sunday, June 24th at Rinat Yisrael, 389 West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck, NJ, between Mincha at 8pm, and Maariv at 9:15pm.
The shiur, in Hebrew, is free and open to the public.
For Ben Yehuda Press the shiur celebrates this year's publication of the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Tanakh Companion to the Book of Samuel.
June 22, 2007
Is Yori Yanover the next Shmuely Boteach?That's the question raised by Gawker.com as they review Yori's latest effort in fast-on-his-feet video: Yori Is The Next Shmuley: A Talmudic Guide to Alternate Side Parking in the LES says Gawker, referring to the longtime YudelFriend -- and author of The Cabbalist's Daughter, forthcoming from Ben Yehuda Press -- as a "vivacious Jew". Gawker describes the video itself as
kind of like Russian Ark meets "Shalom in the Home" meets that part in "The Sopranos" where Meadow can't parallel park.But why take some blog's word for it? Watch for yourself: