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 SUMMER 2003/5763 - Volume 63, No. 4 

Burning Stones:
When was the Second Temple Really Destroyed?

Leibel Reznick

The year is 255 CE. The place is Dura-Europos, a Roman garrison town on the western bank of the Euphrates. The elderly Reb Shmuel HaKohen looks around his synagogue. The morning service is about to end...

 FEATURES

Warrior for Justice: A Conversation with Nitsana Darshan-Leitner
Toby Klein Greenwald

Keeping the Faith: How College Life Affects our Youth
Leah R. Lightman

On Orthodox Youth: A Debate
Joseph A. Polak, Mayer Schiller

Favoring History Over Storytelling: Making of a Godol
Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff

Linking Ruth to Bereishit
Yehuda Berenson

 ISRAEL
On and Off the Beaten Track in Park Mini Israel

Peter Abelow

Jerusalem, Kiryat Yovel - My Friend's Story
Natalia Zaretsky

 SPECIAL SECTIONS

The Yeshivah Through the Ages
Mordechai Breuer

A Particular Responsibility: The Making of the US Army Talmud
Photo Essay

 

 DEPARTMENTS

Letters to the Editor

President's Message
Answering Orthodox Assimilation on Campus

Legal-Ease
What's the Truth about...Washing One's Hands After Leaving the Washroom?
Ari Z. Zivotofsky

Bytes and PCs
Reading, 'Riting, Rebooting
Yitzchok Adlerstein





















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The Chef's Table
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Helen Nash

Jewish Living
Under the College Influence
Abraham J. Twerski

Second Thoughts
Letter from Jerusalem to an American Friend
Emanuel Feldman

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