Not only did Jonathan Rosenblum criticize Rabbi Lopatin, he criticized the British Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis for accepting an invitation to Limmud.
“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.”
There was mixed seating. You got to sit with your spouse.
Prominent members of the Lakewood community publicly vilified him - in writing - as a Moser (someone who informs on a fellow Jew to the authorities).
For me, Conservative Judaism is not the answer to the future of Judaism.
Rabbi Grylak blames the Israeli Yated -- specifically naming its editor Nati Grossman for fomenting enmity and violence by vilifying anyone that does not agree with extremist views.
The Dvar Torah I gave yesterday at my grandson Shimon Greenland’s Bar Mitzvah.
Rabbi Weiss wrote: "Israel as a state should give equal opportunities to the Conservative and Reform movements."
The defacto infallibility of "gedolim" alienates “both those who were brought up frum and especially for those who were not.”
In Judaism men and women are given specific roles. Each has their own area of responsibility for fulfilling God’s will.
As Orthodox Jews who understand the value of the Torah and the importance of following Halacha – how can we change this new secular Jewish paradigm?
To their credit, the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) came out with a statement applauding the courage of Kolko's young victim.
Can we remain ambivalent in the face of what our eyes saw and ears heard?
In a million years I would have never dreamed that people who look and dress the same way and very likely share the same religious values could be so radically different.
Yiddish words are increasingly seeping into the English language.
Minister Lapid should not be judged by a few offhand comments spoken in angry response to being constantly attacked as a Torah hater.
He was a giant not only to his own Sephardi community, but to the entire Torah world.
The T that is missing is in the honorific ‘ZTL’ written after the name of rabbinic leaders that have passed away.
The joyous members of Skvere had absolutely no compassion for this poor woman. They only saw someone who left the community and went OTD.
Even though 10% of Jewry identifies as Orthodox, 14% to 17% say they were raised Orthodox.