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He developed a strong bond with Rabbi Zalman Bloch, the Dean of Students at the yeshiva. In 1939, prior to his wedding, Gifter returned home to the United States to visit his parents in Baltimore.
He planned on returning to Lithuania for his wedding and to resume his studies.
not that one day’s oil burnt for eight days, but rather that the light of those eight days is still burning today.” The light of Chanukah is a fire that can never be extinguished.
Rabbi Mordechai Gifter (October 15, 1915 - January 18, 2001) was the rosh yeshiva of the Telz Yeshiva in Cleveland and among the foremost religious leaders of Orthodox Jewry in the late 20th century.
Torah: Genesis 37:1- Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8 Havdalah: p.m.
There’s a famous question posed by the Bais Yosef as to why we celebrate Chanukah for eight days and not seven, as the flask of oil the Maccabees found had enough to last one day, so the miracle was really only for the seven days after that.
Rabbi Margolios lived before the internet age but he cited the radio “whose voice is borne from one end of the world to the other; and who knows what each new day can beget, in an era in which the gates of wisdom are opened.” Rabbi Zevin challenges that conclusion by clearly stating that the addition of extra days in the diaspora has more to it than mere difficulties in communications.
An old Yiddish expression goes, “for such a little bit of oil, such a big festival.” Whether it’s celebrated eight or nine days, the light of Chanukah lives on beyond the holiday.
As Rabbi Joe Bobker puts it, “The greatest miracle is … Rabbi Zev Brenner, president and CEO of Talkline Communications Network, is host of its flagship program “Talkline with Zev Brenner,” broadcast nightly on WSNR 620 AM at 8 PM; midnight Saturday nights on WMCA 570 AM; and Sunday nights at midnight on WNBC Digital Ch. He had a younger brother and sister, both who predeceased him. In 1932 at Saar's advice, Gifter traveled to Lithuania to study in the Telshe Yeshiva.As a young man Gifter studied in the Rabbi Isaac Elchonon Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University in New York, New York, under the tutelage of Rabbi Moshe Aaron Poleyeff and Rabbi Moshe Soloveichik. Gifter was immediately accepted for admission and placed in advanced classes.Bais Shammai believed that one has to light eight candles on the first night, each day decreasing the number so that on the last night only one candle is lit.If there were nine nights, on the fifth night we wouldn’t be able to differentiate between the positions of Bais Hillel and Beis Shammai, as there are five candles lit no matter what your starting point is.