Dovi Safier

Dovi Safier

Dovi Safier is a business professional who enjoys researching unexplored chapters of Jewish history, with a primary focus on the yeshivos of the interwar period.

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For the Record
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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For the Record
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
While both Rav Chaim Ozer and the Chofetz Chaim were able to reestablish themselves in independent Poland, they never ceased in their attempts to assist the Jews of Russia
For the Record
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
At a time when Conservative Judaism was seen as the future, an Orthodox Jewish day school in the Rockaways was the daring vision of a local rav named Rabbi Mordechai Shuchatowitz
For the Record
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The miracle mikveh of the Baal Shem Tov wasn’t the only mass pilgrimage destination for chassidic Jewry in interwar Eastern Europe
For the Record
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
While the Daf Yomi idea may have originated with Rav Meir Shapiro, a plan for affordable housing may have had its origins with his American cousin
For the Record
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The oldest English-language Jewish weekly in the United States is starting to come around
Feature Articles
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Sixty years after the capture and trial of Nazi henchman Adolf Eichmann, a hidden story comes to light
For the Record
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
The invitations stipulated that guests be appropriate attired, blessings be recited over food, and — most of all — that dancing be separate throughout the affair
For the Record
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
The Vancouver memorial’s keynote speaker was Rabbi Baruch Shapiro of Congregation Machzikay Hadath in nearby Seattle