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.
I do not see this as a feminist issue at all. This is a human issue.
In every move the Prime Minster has taken since the Presidential election, he has had complete U.S. support. Now Israel has taken a step backward.
'Shomer negiah,' the halachic bar on physical contact with the opposite sex, is wrongly treated by many as a Chumra that many do not observe.
The facts of the case are so revealing that one would have to be blind, deaf, and dumb to think this man is innocent.
According to Rav Meir Porush, it is better for Yeshiva students to sit in jail than to serve their country.
Really? They had to ask the Rosh Yeshiva if they could help people?
I wonder how many people are able to understand the language spoken by some of the Magidei Shiur.
I see nothing wrong with our participating with all American citizens in observing Thanksgiving.
Israel should continue to try and avoid civilian casualties as much as possible - but basically bomb Gaza into the stone age.
The clip shows he truly understands antisemitism.
Of the 3 networks, I think CBS had the most comprehensive and fair coverage of all. ABC is so far the most biased.
In times of trouble like these, it behooves us to remember a phrase made popular in song after the attack in Pearl Harbor during World War II. A phrase that speaks to Hishtadlus: Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.
Israel ought to take advantage of this new world order and clean house in Gaza.
They can say it is only the hooligans and that every society has hooligans. I don't believe them.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if instead of Hashkafic politics we could all be interested teaching Torah L’shma to anyone, anywhere without any Hashkafic pre-conditions?