2. Halachic & Historic Articles


Below is a list of halachic articles that we have written about our research and halachic adventures. A lot of work and research has gone into them. We hope you enjoy them. Please feel  free to send us your responses.

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Halachic and Historic videos

The Mesorah Dinner Jerusalem 2010 lectures

Kosher animals in the Jerusalem Zoo – Torah Live 2011 – Narrated by Dr. Ari Greenspan

TOPICS

KASHRUT

Living The Law- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky -Mesorah and Kashrut – The Jewish Observer

KASHRUT AND MESORAH

Mesorah  DInner Jerusalem 2010- it’s all about Tradition – Mishpacha Magazine august 2010

Kosher Conundrums – Jerusalem Post 2010

OU Mesora Conference-  Kashrut and mesorah audio link -Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Israel’s Water Buffalo Deemed Kosher

The Seudat Mesoret- Los Angeles Jewish Journal-Gourmet kosher brings out fear factor

Kosher Birds and pheasants Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

Los Angeles Exotic Kosher Dinner- LA Times

Water Buffalo And Explaining To The Chief Rabbi

Is Turkey Kosher – Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

Exotic Kosher Dinner in NY

The Pheasant :Reinforcing A Tradition With A Palpable Precedent

Holy Shibuta: A fishy tale for Rosh Hashana- The Jerusalem Post by Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

שיבוטה- מגזין הדיג 2007- The Israeli Fish and Aquaculture Magazine November 2007 Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 1 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 2 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 3 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Halachic History of Kosher Wine- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

It’s all about Tradition – Merosah Dinner 2010 – - Mishpacha Magazine 2010

The Making of a Mesorah Dinner- The unusual stories and zany anectdotes of tracking down and securing exotic kosher food  to make a mesorah dinner -Mishpacha Magazine Oct 2010   Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Kosher Conundrums- Jerusalem post 2010 Mesorah Dinner- Mesorah Dinner Jerusalem 2010- Jerusalem Post

The 2011 mesorah dinner in Chicago – The NY Jewish Week July 2011

The Chicago Dinner 2011- Hamodiah

historic schitah and kosher stamps and seals- Israel Numismatic research 2010

Shaatnez – a description of the mitzvah and the history of Rabbi Rosenberger – Ami Magazine 2011

yak elk oh my .. – Jerusalem Post Jan 2012

The Great Jerusalem Locust Plague 1915 – Segula Magazine – 2013  Dr’s Ari greenspan Ari Zivotofsky

הארבה בירושלים 1915- סגולה עיתון להיסטוריה 2013

ROSH HASHANA

 

The SHofar- The Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society by Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

The Halachic History of the Shofar - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky- The Jewish Observer

Blowing the Shofar on Shabbat Rosh Hashana and The tzizit Burning In Jerusalem- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Mishpacha Magazine September 2009

The Shofar Heard Around The World Part 1 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Shofar Heard Around The World Part 2 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

 

A shofar maker -and his story

 

PESACH AND MATZAH

Jerusalem Post- The Blood Libel -Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Hand or Machine Matzah? 2 roads to performing a mitzvah Jewish Observer 2004    Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Making Matzah the Old Fashion Way-

Matzah In the Military - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Mishpacha Magazine April 2009

A Chat About Matzos, Jewish Chronicle London-1892- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Mishpacha Magazine April 2009

The Matzah Of The Marranos - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky- The Jewish Press

The Mess and the MItzvah Of Making Matzah- Greenspan and Zivotofsky’s  first oven

The Everlasting Blood Libel- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky- The Jerusalem Post

Pesach Living Among The Former Crypto-Jews Of Belmonte

מקורות לשיעור בקטניות  kitniyot shiur sources

The Matzah of the Marranos- Mishpacha magazine Pesach 2010

The Matzah Of Uzbekistan – Mishpacha magazine 2012

Revisiting Ethiopian Jews 1987 reunited in 2011 NACOEJ 2013

מצת האנוסים בפורטוגל- עיתון משפחב  פסח תש”ע

מצות אנוסים – אותיות – פסח 2010

The Korban Pesach Of The Shomronim – Samaritans - Mishpacha magazine 2013, Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

ההיסטוריה של מצה עם תמונות – סגולה 2014 דר ארי גרינספן ודר ארי זיבוטפסקי

The history of matzah with pictures – Segula magazine 2014 Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

The halachic acceptability of soft matzah – Journal of contemporary society and halacha 2014 Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

OTHER AUTHORS

Advertising Matzah by Menachem Butler collection of history and old advertisements

The 4452 year old food- How  Matzah Became American bY Jenna Weissman Joselitt

שבתאי צבי מאמר ממגזין היסטוריה

 

Shavuot

חיטה וחג השבועות- מגזין אותיות

 

SUKKOT

The Tale Of The Etrog- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky- The Jerusalem Post

2008-The halachic and botanic history of the Etrog- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Jewish Observer

The Etrog- Makor Rishon Hebrew

האתרוג של אליהו הנביא -אותיות לילדים סוכות תשס”א

The Story Of Lulav and lulavimDoctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky  Mishpacha September 2013

PURIM

Keeping 2 days of purim

The Jews of Bulgaria and the unusual megilla

Mishpacha purim 2012 Ari & Ari Spoof

פולמוס אתרוגי קורפו – שלמון

The Corfu Etrog Wars – Hebrew

CHANUKAH

Where is the Menorah of the Temple- Dr Steven FIne

מנורות מרתף ארמון דאיוקליטוס בקרואטיה Dr. Ari Greenspan part 1

מנורות מרתף ארמון דאיוקליטוס בקרואטיה Dr. Ari Greenspan part 2

“When I was in Rome I saw the menorah” menorah in history and art- Ami Magazine 2010 Dr’s Greenspan and zivotofsky

 

JEWS AROUND THE WORLD

ברית מלון - מקור ראשון 2014

The Jews of Gruzia - Mishpacha Magazine August, 2014,   Drs Ari Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Mikvas of the world - Mishpacha Magazine July, 2014,   Drs Ari Greenspan and Zivotofsky

The Jews of Tigray, Ethiopia - Mishpacha Magazine May, 2013  Drs Ari Greenspan and Zivotofsky

The Jews of Djibouti – MIshpacha magazine

VIDEO  The putti wedding – The Abuyadaya in Uganda –  Drs Ari Greenspan and Zivotofsky

VIDEO The Abuyada of Uganda – Rabbi Riskin in Putti and Moshe interview

Aramaic- Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

Portugal-Crypto Jews of Portugal JP-2006 - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky

Trani-The Revival Of An Ancient Italian Community - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky Jerusalem Post

The Jews of the Piedmont region of Italy - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky Mishpacha November 2011

The Last Rabbi of Kurdistan- Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Jerusalem Post

Jewish Life In Egypt - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky- OU magazine 2010

The First Brit In Sri Lanka- The Sunday Times of Sri Lanka

Purim in Sarajevo, Otiyot Magazine-Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Ethiopian Coptic Church and its’ similarity to Judaism – Segula magazine 2010- Dr’s Ari Greenspan and Zivotofsky

הכנסיה הנוצרית באתופיה ודמיון ליהדות- סגולה דר ארי גרינספן וזיבוטפסקי

addis ababa and the amazing shabbat - Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky – Mishpacha Magazine Feb 2010

ETHIOPIA: A STORY OF EXODUS, LIFE AND DEATH -NACOEJ Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky, Lifeline spring 2013

Jewish Pirates, Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan

The Jews of Djerba- Dr. Ari Greenspan Mishpacha Magazine April 2009

The Jews of Eritrea- Dr. Ari Greenspan Mishpacha Magazine December 2009

יהדות מצרים- עיתון אותיות לילדים 2010

The Jews of Cuba – Mishpacha magazine 2011

יהודי קניה והשבט האוגנדי האבוידיה – משפחה מאי 2011

מתיר אסורים ושבויים- עיתון אותיות

Har-Habayit- the truth about going up - Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

The Jews of Nairobi -Have Knife Will travel – A schita adventure Mishpacha Magazine Feb 2011

Oy-vey Izmir – The Jews of Izmir and Turkey Mishpacha Magazine May 2011

Dwindling Generations Turkey part 2-Mishpacha Magazine August 2011

The Jews of Bahrain -   Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky - Mishpacha Magazine October 2009

The Abuyadaya of Uganda and Return to Entebbe -  Doctors Greenspan and Zivotofsky  JerusalemPost June 2011

מקור ראשון אוקטובר 2011 -אוגנדה ושבט האבוידיה

The Jews of Cuba – Mishpacha Magazine January 2011

The Jews of Nairobi -Have Knife Will travel – A schita adventure Mishpacha Magazine Feb 2011

The Jews of Uzbekistan – Mishpacha magazine 2012

The Last Jews of East Africa -Jewish Action Magazine Spring 2011

The First Shabbat- Plovdiv, Bulgaria Mishpacha August 2011

Shabbat in Pazardjik , Bulgaria Mishpacha August 2012

2011-קובה- משפחה 2011

How Tefillin Are Made- The movie  by  ari and ari

Jericho in halacha and hashkafa -Dr. Ari Zivotofsky

intransit -Mishpacha magazine interviews its travel writers-October 2012

The Jews of Serbia – Mishpacha nov 2012

19.11- hours days YEAR 2012

The Jews of Namibia - Mishpacha July 2013

שוחטים-אנטילופה יהודי נמביה - משפחה 2013

יהודי קניה-משפחה 2011

עיתון משפחה מאי 2011 יהודי קניה ואוגנדה

יהדות ג’רבה – עיתון אותיות

קהילת קובה – משפחה 2011 דר ארי גרינספן וארי זיבןטופסקי

רשימת מאמרים של פרופ’ זהר עמר

יהוד-יהודי בחריין – מקור ראשון סוכות תש”ע חלק 1

יהוד-יהודי בחריין – מקור ראשון סוכות תש”ע חלק 2

היסטורית האתרוג בקהילות ישראל- עיתון מקור ראשון

שבט אבוידיה שבאוגנדה- מקור ראשון 2011

יהודי בולגריה -משפחה 2013

The Jews of Goteburg Sweden -2013

The Jews of Alsace Lorraine - Mishpacha May 2014 Dr’s Ari Greenspan and Ari Zivotofsky

משפחה- 2013  שבט האבוידיה אוגנדה

Chemistry and Engineering News – Bromine  Dr. Ari Greenspan

איך מיצרים תפילין  סרט מארי וארי

Blowing Shofar on Shabbat Rosh Hashana- Sourcebook

The Tekhelet Daf Yomi companion

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מקורות לשיעור על הלכות גיור – שבועות 2012

2011 מקורות לשיעור שבועות- גיד הנשא ושבתאי צבי

מצה ערב פסח ומכונת מצה 2013 שיעור

מקורות אנוסים והלכהשבועות 2010

שיעור שבועות 2013 – מציצה בפה  הסטוריה והלכה

OU Mesora Conference- audio link – Dr. Greenspan

Tanya -”why I want  to convert to judaism” Bulgaria 2012

rambam and medicine shiur sources - 2013

History and Halacha of Soft Matzah 2013 soft matzah

pesach sourcesheet soft matzah -פסח 2014

final coffee shiur 2014 sources- דף מקורות שבועות 2014

Jerusalem Post- The Blood Libel -Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
Making Matzah the Old Fashion Way-
Israel’s Water Buffalo Deemed Kosher
Water Buffalo And Explaining To The Chief Rabbi
Exotic Kosher Dinner in NY
The Pheasant :Reinforcing A Tradition With A Palpable Precedent
The Tale Of The Etrog- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
The Everlasting Blood Libel- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
Living The Law- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky -Mesorah and Kashrut
The Crypto Jews Of Portugal – Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
The Seudat Mesoret- Los Angeles -Gourmet kosher brings out fear factor
Los Angeles Exotic Kosher Dinner- LA Times
The Shofar And Halacha- The Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society by Dr. Ari Zivotofsky
Holy Shibuta Part 1- The Jerusalem Post by Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
Holy Shibuta Part 2- The Jerusalem Post by Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
The Secret Life Of Etrogs- LA Jewish Journal
Shibuta Hebrew Version- The Israeli Fish and Aquaculture Magazine November 2007 Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
Traini- The Revival Of An Ancient Italian Community – Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Jerusalem Post
The Matzah Of The Marranos – Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky The Jewish Press
The Halachic History of the Shofar – Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky The Jewish Observer
The Last Rabbi of Kurdistan- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Jerusalem Post
The Story Of The Etrog- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Jewish Observer
The History Of Kosher Wine- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky
The First Brit In Sri Lanka-
Purim in Sarajevo, Otiyot Magazine-Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
Jewish Pirates, Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
Kosher Birds and pheasants Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
Pesach Living Among The Former Crypto-Jews Of Belmonte
Matzah In the Military – Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Mishpacha Magazine April 2009
A Chat About Matzos, Jewish Chronicle London-1892- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Mishpacha Magazine April 2009
The Jews of Djerba- Dr. Ari Greenspan Mishpacha Magazine April 2009
The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 1 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 2 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
The Kashrut of Locusts- Part 3 Otiyot Magazine- Hebrew children’s magazine articles- Dr. Ari Greenspan
Blowing the Shofar on Shabbat Rosh Hashana- Dr’s Greenspan and Zivotofsky Mishpacha Magazine September 2009

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