Samson Raphael Hirsch

'Iron Fist In A Velvet Glove'

08/24/2000
Jewish Week Book Critic

Talk about Jewish continuity: Last year, Tirzah Rothschild had a young boy in her fourth-grade class at Yeshiva Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch whose grandfather had been her student. The boy's father had also been a pupil at the school while Rothschild served as principal. As she begins her 52nd year at the Washington Heights school this fall, these multi-generational connections are not uncommon.

The Road Away From Here

10/27/2009
Special To The Jewish Week

Sabbath candles: 5:38 p.m.

Torah readings: Genesis 12:1-17:23

Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16

Shabbat ends: 6:36 p.m.

“God said to Avram: Lech lecha, go forth from your land, and from your birthplace, and from your father’s house to the land which I will show you.” [Gen. 12:1]

Visions Of Glory

01/26/2010

Candlelighting, Readings:

Shabbat candles: 4:51 p.m.

Torah: Exodus 13:17 - 17:16

Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:51 (Ashkenaz);

Judges 5:1-51(Sephard)

Shabbat ends: 5:54 p.m.

“The Lord is my strength and song, and He is my salvation; this is my God, and I will glorify Him; my father’s God, and I will exalt Him” [Exodus 15:2].

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