Does A Rov of a Kehilla Need Semicha?

The question that is on most people’s minds is “does a Rov of a Kehilla need Semicha, or not?” and it’s been a question that has been lingering and festering among many in the neighborhood. Rather putting this issue to bed, the Zabla Beis Din has remained mum on the topic.

So our researchers have gathered a collection of a Sicha, letter and a story upon which you can make your own informed decision.

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Walk for Friendship Los Angeles!

Rabbi Michy and Miriam Rav-Noy welcomed over 900 men, women, children and teens to their 3K Friendship Walk in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 14, 2010. The purpose of the event was to raise funds and community awareness for their vital programs.

Seudas Shabbos at RCC

This past Friday, a Shabbat dinner on campus at RCC was enjoyed by approximately 120 staff, faculty, alumni, students and families of students. Rabbi Dov & Shevy Oliver, directors of the Center for Jewish Life at RCC, coordinated the event.

Tape of the Rebbe’s Yechidus in new DVD!

The Rebbe’s deep knowledge and analysis of the situation in Israel and its defense and security needs are legendary. Did you ever wish you were in the room to hear it for yourself? Over 20 years ago, in summer 5740 – 1980, Israeli radio broadcaster, Motti Eden came to interview the Rebbe for Israeli radio station, Kol Yisrael. As a true journalist, Motti brought in a small tape recorder to record the conversation in Yechidus.