Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Rabbi Arrested For Observing Birkas HaChamah--In 1897 (Updated)

A friend emailed this to me: an article from The New York Times from April 28, 1897 (click to enlarge)

Same Article In Larger Print

UPDATE: Baruch Who? pointed out to me that Jameel beat me to this by a week--in a post that also includes news about saying Birkat HaChamah on Har HaBayit.

Check it out.

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