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Rabbi Yaakov Menken

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Name: Rabbi Yaakov Menken
Date registered: July 20, 2006

Biography

Rabbi Yaakov Menken, Founder and Director of Project Genesis, has been called a 'visionary' in the field of Jewish Outreach. Project Genesis supports outreach organizations worldwide, while operating Torah.org, the Internet's premier Jewish learning web site. Both Yaakov Menken and his organization maintain open communication with Jews at all levels of learning and education, and Project Genesis is endorsed by Jewish leaders from across the Jewish spectrum.

Latest posts

  1. Rabbi Dovid Winiarz zt”l — January 23, 2015
  2. Criticism Welcome! — January 9, 2015
  3. Do the Right Thing — January 2, 2015
  4. All According to Plan — December 26, 2014
  5. Certainly Wrong — December 12, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. The Choices We Make — 13 comments
  2. When Waging War is Pursuing Peace — 11 comments
  3. In the Name of Religion… — 9 comments
  4. Is it Time for More? — 8 comments
  5. A Moment of Thanks — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 23 2015

Rabbi Dovid Winiarz zt”l

Rav Dovid Winiarz zt"l

In the memory of a paragon of love for others, who reached out and shared Judaism as part of that love. Reb Dovid was a person who believed in the ideal of leaving no one behind, and who lived for that ideal. If we are to learn from R’ Dovid, it would have to be first and foremost his attribute of Ahavas Chinam, free and boundless love for others, that we emulate. Spreading knowledge of our great legacy should be merely one facet of that desire to help.

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Jan 09 2015

Criticism Welcome!

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Share via email There is a world of difference between lashon hora, evil gossip, and constructive criticism. First and foremost, criticism can help us to improve. In this week’s reading, Moshe is warned that he spoke badly of Israel — he said that they will not believe him, and this is why G-d makes his …

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Jan 02 2015

Do the Right Thing

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Share via email Yaakov blesses all of his sons before he dies. But before this, Yosef takes his sons Ephraim and Menashe to see their grandfather, who gives them a special blessing — first and foremost, by elevating them to have the same status as his own children. Throughout the rest of the Torah, the …

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Dec 26 2014

All According to Plan

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