Although I allow people to post anonymously (albeit with at least an alias) I would prefer that people stand by their words and not be afraid of them.
There are always people who in cases like this will cast the victim as a provocateur.
Individual therapy can be very helpful as long as the therapist does not turn his or her client against the spouse without hearing their side of it.
Among the many things Judaism can do for you is to give meaning to your life.
By now a critical mass of Charedim has learned and internalized that the evils – which are real – are not the only thing the internet has to offer.
Should a university be sued because their officials at that time misread those events as relatively harmless?
I said I am proud of the President for choosing the best man for the job at Treasury even though he is Jewish.
No matter how altruistic one is - if he is afraid to speak the truth out of fear of being attacked, that is not leadership.
While it is the right of every American to lobby congress for their legitimate needs, I think our case has already been well made.
I fear that if Israel ever faces existential danger such as that threatened by Iran, Hagel might just say that he is not the Defense Minster of Israel.
Modern Orthodox Jews will join the ranks of Moderate Charedim as a socially cohesive group.
I don’t know what is in the air in Israel that makes some people think that they are doing the right thing by God in sticking knives into the heads of their opponents.
I wish to thank all of my readers for your support in helping to make this blog the success that it is.
Inspiring the unaffiliated can be done through inspirational stories or through our own behavior as role models.
A Chareidi rabbi lamented the attempt to denigrate a kiddush hashem preformed by a dati-leumi (national-religious) student.
The extreme emphasis on tznius (modesty) has even led to husbands and wives being buried in separate locations.
The tragedy that we face today is that everyone thinks they are the sole possessors of the answer.
I believe that the massacre in Newton would never have happened if guns were made illegal.
My harsh criticism is reserved for extremist behavior that is a result of those Hashkafos – even if it is from my own.
How many times do we have to hear statements like 'the Jews have too much Power' before we realize that the people saying it are anti- Semites?!
A Haredi organization helps Haredim be brought up to speed to meet the challenges of the modern work place.
If we are going to survive as a Jewish people, we must revise the system.
It isn’t only important how hard a student studies, but what he studies.
My own view of things is that there is a tremendous amount of disillusionment in the Orthodox world.
I hope that the Jewish Press stays the paper of record for Orthodox Jewry. If it were to fold - the loss would be a devastating blow to moderation.