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Rosin, R. Yosef ("Rogatchover Gaon")

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It is often overlooked, but the Rogatchover Gaon was also a very quick person. Whether in studying, writing or speaking, and even eating, he accomplished everything very quickly. Beginning with study...
Recently, renewing wedding vows is very much in vogue. The name seems to imply that eventually marriage becomes stale and musty -- which leaves the couple with two options: trash it, or "renew" it. What is the Jewish take on this new trend?
1936
Rabbi Yosef Rosen, known as the Rogatchover Gaon (Prodigy/Genius), passed away in Vienna on Thursday, March 5, 1936. Rabbi Rosen, born in 1858, and raised in the Belarusian city of Rogatchov, served for decades as a rabbi in the Latvian city of Dvinsk (Da...
So it seems the Jewish rabbis knew their stuff. If so, the question is even stronger: If they could figure that out, why are they so far off with this blessing on the sun? So what gives?
1987
Rabbi Sholom Ber Levine, chief librarian at the Library of Agudas Chassidei Chabad at 770, recalls the discovery of the earliest known letter of the Rebbe to Rabbi Yosef Rosen, the Rogatchover Gaon.
By Ruth Gila Zavidowsky
Artist's Statement: Light is most essential to any painting. In this painting, it's the power of the tzaddik himself that creates the light. He is the channel through which we can see the Divine. He is like a mirror to yourself... is it not delightful?
Artist’s Statement: Portrait of Rabbi Yosef Rosin (The Rogatchover Gaon)
1923
The early 1920s were years of turmoil for Russia in general, and for the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in particular.
Measuring the ‘Half’, Lesson 2
This class explores the principles of ‘chatzi-shiur’ (half measure)—namely, the halachic status of prohibitions performed with less than the quantity proscribed by Torah law. A fascinating debate originating from the Talmudic discussion on Yom Kippur. We’...
Moses striking the rock is among the most famous and enigmatic stories in the Torah.
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