[Avodah] R' Baruch Ber Leibovitch (Prof. Levine)
larry62341 at optonline.net
Sun Apr 15 09:44:37 PDT 2018
At 10:45 AM 4/15/2018, Marty Bluke wrote:
>And that is why the Rama writes "But it is not
>for a person to learn anything but Torah, Mishna
>and Gemara and the halachic decisors that come
>after them and through this they will acquire
>this world and the world to come. But not with
>learning any other wisdoms. " It is very simple
>according to the Rama, the study of Torah is
>what Hashem wants us to do and is what will get
>us into the world to come and the study of
>secular studies will not. That fact remains the
>same in 2018 as it was 1518, that a person
>should devote himself to the learning of torah and not secular studies.
The facts do not remain the same in 2018 as in
1518. The day school movement in the US as well
as all of the Orthodox schools throughout the
world where secular studies are routinely taught
from kindergarten on show that things have changed.
Please spend the time to read
of the Day School Movement in America (1880
1916)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part
147 The Jewish Press, July 6, 2017. This article
may also be read at
of the Day School Movement in America (1880-1916)"
Early Day School Movement in America (1786 -
1879)" Glimpses Into American Jewish History Part
146 The Jewish Press, May 30, 2017. This article
may also be read
of the Day School Movement in America (1786-1879)"
Early Day School Movement in America" Glimpses
Into American Jewish History Part 145 The Jewish
Press, May 5, 2017. This article may also be
of the Day School Movement in America (1654 1785)
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