[Avodah] R' Baruch Ber Leibovitch (Prof. Levine)

Prof. Levine larry62341 at optonline.net
Sun Apr 15 10:22:23 PDT 2018

At 01:14 PM 4/15/2018, Marty Bluke wrote:
>There are 2 main reasons why yeshiva day schools and high schools in 
>have secular studies:
>1. When the schools were founded the ONLY way to get parents to send 
>their kids was to have secular studies . A torah only school would 
>have had no students
>2. The law mandated secular studies

When Rabbi Abraham Rice started his day school in Baltimore in about 
1852  there was no law requiring the teaching of secular studies to 
young people.

>Secular studies were not instituted in the US as a lechatchila but 
>as a bdieved.

Ah,  so we agree that things do change with the times.  Good!


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