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Taking your question as a given, I'd suggest that וירדו, the "ruling", is the second part of the process. The assertion that man will "rule" over the earth is not simply a description of what man will occasionally do. It is a declaration of man's very essence - man is never passively shaped by his environment, he always has an active role ...


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In the sefer מחנך לדורות (bio on ר' אליהו דסלר) it's written that ר' ישראל סאלאנטר gave special permission to R' Simcha Zisel Ziv (רש"ז) from Kelm to teach secular studies (as required by the gov at the time, למורת רוח של רש"ז(to his great displeasure)), and told him that it's only because R' Ziv was there and would have such a powerful positive ...


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There is no question that there are a diverse number of communities within Orthodoxy today. While this may be due to a lack of centralized authority, it seems unlikely to me that such an authority, were it to exist, would seek to eliminate the distinctive character of the Chassidim, Litvish, Sefardim, Yemenites, and one would hope not the Modern/Zionist ...


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