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Will Modern Orthodoxy Survive?

Yes, Modern Orthodoxy is losing some of its youth to secularism.

Shas HaShmad or Kiddush HaShem?

How well do Charedim do in the army? How well do they adjust?

You Must Know What You Don’t Know

There was a time when Gedolei Torah knew what they knew and knew what they didn’t know.

Jonathan Rosenblum on Abuse

Prosecution of predators is a crucial component in the therapeutic treatment of their victims.

Charedi Suicide Squads

I understand their angst. These are funds they have relied upon for decades in order to subsist.

Limmud – Yes or No?

Is it worth taking the chance that ‘some of our own’ may leave the fold in order to gain those who may come into the fold?

Dissenting View from Haredi Insider

"I experienced first-hand many of the disastrous results of Yeshivish social-engineering."

Yet another Call for Divisiveness

I do not believe their feminist innovations will ever catch on with the mainstream.

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."

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