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Yesh Atid MK Rabbi Dov Lipman.

The Winds of Change

5 Adar 5773 – February 14, 2013
Do these rabbis really think that Naftali Bennett, an observant Jew, or Rabbi Dov Lipman have “risen in our generation to destroy the Jewish people”?

How the World Sees Men in Black

4 Adar 5773 – February 13, 2013
It is ethical and moral behavior that makes us a light unto the nations.

Goodbye to a Good Pope

3 Adar 5773 – February 12, 2013
The relationship between the Jewish people and the Catholic Church has never been better. And the current Pope deserves credit for that.

Is it True that ‘No One Really Frum Has a TV’?

2 Adar 5773 – February 11, 2013
With this comment Rabbi Schneierson wiped out of Orthodoxy most of observant Jewry including many Haredim.

Achdus with Chabad

1 Adar 5773 – February 10, 2013
Despite Chabad’s success in spreading Torah, they are not really integrated with the rest of Orthodoxy.

Why a Burka is Not Modest Enough

28 Shevat 5773 – February 7, 2013
I am surprised that burkas aren’t standard apparel for the woman in the street.

Is Consent for Metzitza B’Peh Really about Banning Circumcision?

26 Shevat 5773 – February 6, 2013
Metzizah b'peh is not even required by many Orthododx poskim. In fact it is actually discouraged by some.

Is Going to the IDF an Evil Decree?

25 Shevat 5773 – February 4, 2013
The implication of such statements is that anyone who serves in the army is guilty of violating a yahorog v’al ya’avor.
Yair Lapid with one of his party's MKs, U.S. born Rabbi Dov Lipman.

Lapid Concedes: Haredim Have Won (Video)

19 Shevat 5773 – January 29, 2013
Lapid is a patriot who is both honest and who has a clear vision for the future. A vision that is inclusive of all!
The 'controversial' photo published in local Haredi newspaper in Beitar Illit.

The ‘Tznius Chase’: Is This Photo Immodest?

18 Shevat 5773 – January 28, 2013
This is the 'tznius chase,' a subset of the 'Frumkeit race,' also known as the move to the right.

Selling Snake Oil for Charity

17 Shevat 5773 – January 27, 2013
Taking advantage of desperate people by getting them to part with their money in exchange for segulot is not what I believe God intended for us as a holy nation.
MKs Daniel Hershkowitz (L) Yaakov Katz hugging, back in 2010, after the announcement of the founding of the new Jewish Home party.

And the Winner is…

14 Shevat 5773 – January 24, 2013
Even though there will be an unprecedented number of religious Knesset members, Haredim are closer to being drafted than at any time in Israel’s history.

Weberman’s Sentence: Justice Has Been Served

No one should see Weberman's 103 year sentence as excessively harsh. Instead they should see this as a victory for the abused.

Movers and Shakers

12 Shevat 5773 – January 22, 2013
In his new book Movers and Shakers, Elliot Resnick was able to capture the essence of each of his subjects.

To Be (Anonymous) or Not to Be

11 Shevat 5773 – January 21, 2013
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.

Another One Rides the Bus

10 Shevat 5773 – January 20, 2013
There are always people who in cases like this will cast the victim as a provocateur.

Can a Therapist Destroy a Marriage?

7 Shevat 5773 – January 17, 2013
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.

Inspiring Our Youth and the Search for Meaning

6 Shevat 5773 – January 16, 2013
Among the many things Judaism can do for you is to give meaning to your life.

The Price of Enforced Uniformity

5 Shevat 5773 – January 15, 2013
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.
YU President Richard Joel (L) with past President Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm.

What Is Sexual Abuse?

4 Shevat 5773 – January 14, 2013
Should a university be sued because their officials at that time misread those events as relatively harmless?

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