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Should Unity Include Extremists?

I don’t know who is responsible for the continuing attack against the IDF in Israel, but it's not my kind of Judaism.

What Is It Really Like for a Baal Teshuva?

There is probably a lot going on in the mind of a Baal Teshuva that is left unsaid - but ought to be.

Understanding their Pain

The reaction of Cardinal George was almost identical to the response of Orthodox Jewish institutional leaders.

Insularity or Engagement?

Many of my critics ask me why I don’t focus on the problems in the Modern Orthodox community.

The Gap

Once again, I am impressed by the level headed approach taken by a moderate Charedi.

New Hit: Halachic Guide to Religious Jewish Prisoners

If this is not a Chilul HaShem, I don’t know what is.

The Paranoid Editor of the Yated

Lipschutz goes completely off the reservation ranting about the Post and the antisemitic world.

Social Engineering at the Agudah Convention

The IDF Haredi draft is "a cynical attempt at social engineering."

As the World Turns…

Social media will, in the long run, hinder us, as we mistake Facebook comments for agents of growth.

Who Misled Rav Chaim Kanievsky?

Rav Chaim Kanievsky couldn't possibly have said it with an understanding of the case's real context.

The Consequences of Blind Faith in Leadership

Haredi rabbinical leaders see the Czarist conscription now in Israel's draft.

Without Gratitude There Is No Leadership

The Charedi rabbinic leadership not only does not express gratitude for what Herzl created, they condemn him as an evil man.

Change Is Coming

The Charedi ranks are growing exponentially with every new generation.

David Brooks a Very Wise Jew

I don’t know how observant Mr. Brooks is, but I do know he understands what being Jewish means.

Is Haredi Daas Torah the Only Reality?

Rabbi Metzger’s less than honorable reputation was known long before he ran for that position.

A Shameful Tirade

Marvin Schick called Rabbi Frankfurters’s response "breathtaking in its mean spiritedness."

Another Moderate Haredi Speaks Out

“I have daughters to marry off and the husbands they want to marry will not accept daughters of someone who is working!”

The Beauty (and the Beast) of Chasidus

Even the subject of sexual relations is discussed quite candidly and in my opinion quite beautifully.

One Step Forward – Two Steps Back

The government’s insistence on a core curriculum is considered an attack against the Torah.

How Many More ‘Pious’ Sex Abusers Are There?

I believe this is the first religious leader to have served a 16 year sentence for ‘raping, sodomizing and sexually assaulting a child relative…

Whose Fault Is It Anyway?

To see such dire poverty among those whose values are supposed to be the highest among us - makes you question your own values.

Over Killing the Left

Not only did Jonathan Rosenblum criticize Rabbi Lopatin, he criticized the British Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis for accepting an invitation to Limmud.

The Sky Is Falling

“Orthodox birthrates in just the last few years have been soaring,” said Jewish sociologist Steven M. Cohen. “The sky is falling for the rest of the population.”

A Microcosm of Achdus

There was mixed seating. You got to sit with your spouse.

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