Universal army service will help integrate Haredim into the workplace so that they can earn a livable wage and support their families.
The suggestion is intriguing, self serving and frankly somewhat humorous.
They can say all day long that they are not protesting Israel. The fact that they will be out there in the middle of Manhattan talking about 'gezeirot' says otherwise.
When a Jew who appears to the world as the most religious among us acts like a fool that is a hilul HaShem.
Public protests of the expansion of the Robinson's Arch area for egalitarian prayer would only generate more enmity.
I personally see no problem with what Satmar did. They lobbied for the land and they got it. Black and Latino leaders could have done the same.
I agree with Alan Dershowitz that Carter's presence at Carodozo Law School should be used as a positive.
Ben Caspit says the Shalit's kidnapping may have been prevented. That’s easy for him to say. He was not under rocket attack when he made these judgmental comments.
Digitally removing women from Holocaust photos dishonors those women and the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
As long as rabbinic leaders live in the past and insist on calling the idea of ‘sharing the burden’ a 'shas haShmad,' antagonism toward Haredim will not change.
Rabbi Pirutinsky discussed the issue of 'metzizah b'peh' at length, concluding that if medical experts determine that there is a danger to the child, metzizah should be performed by other legitimate methods.
Divinity exemptions are designed to produce clergy that will serve the populace, not so that every single member of it becomes a member of the clergy.
Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.
The fifth cup is based on a machlokes in the Gemarah.
I think Obama is genuine in his expression of appreciation and even admiration for the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
We were all sitting around Rav Shachter in a circle. And we were all thinking the same thing.
Who individuals are attracted to is none of our business and shouldn’t influence our encounters with them, but that is different than the normalization of gay sex.
There is no reason why Haredim should continue to be the single biggest and fastest growing welfare demographic in all of Israel.
Unlike some of his biggest detractors, I believe that the President actually likes Israel and values the friendship of the Israeli people.
I would love to consider all people who observe Shabbos as observant. That was once the case.
I would love to see Mrs. Freier become the role model for all Hasidic women – and not just for those like the ones she attended school with.
Most of us know right from wrong and live as though it matters because it does. This is what David Brooks reported.
Even though his prognosis was never good, it was still a shock when it happened.
Once again we see a great rabbinic figure who apparently does not understand what it is that really upsets the non-Haredi public, including many observant Jews.
Haredi leaders could not care less if Israel retains Judea and Samaria - as long as their Mosdos (religious institutions) get funded.