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The Co$t of Being the “People of the Book”

28 Adar I 5776 – March 8, 2016
Average annual Jewish day school tuition grades K-12=$15,000; average Catholic school tuition=$3,383

Emes Ve-Emunah: Is It All Over but the Shouting?

28 Adar I 5776 – March 7, 2016
Trump has exponentially surpassed all expectations and is on a path to win the Republican nomination

Gadol School

22 Adar I 5776 – March 2, 2016
The problem in much of Charedi education is insisting ALL young men should strive to be THE Gadol.

Does This Make Me Open Orthodox?

21 Adar I 5776 – March 1, 2016
Open Orthodoxy wants to dispense with brahca shelo asani isha or believe Chazal guilty of misogyny

Why Orthodox Jews Tend to be Politically Conservative

7 Adar I 5776 – February 15, 2016
Originalists,as Scalia called them, follow the constitution just as its framers originally intended

Emes Ve-Emunah: A Women Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

2 Adar I 5776 – February 10, 2016
All candidates pledge support of Israel but relations will most improve with a Republican like Rubio

Emes Ve-Emunah: Restoring Our Image as a Light unto Nations

24 Shevat 5776 – February 2, 2016
How disappointing it is that a declaration made about Jewish ethics in Jewish leadership is needed.

Is Getting Married Younger the Answer?

17 Shevat 5776 – January 27, 2016
Should young people be advised to marry before they are ready just to solve the shidduch crisis?

The Settlers of Chevron

16 Shevat 5776 – January 25, 2016
If it were up to me, I'd evacuate all of Chevron’s Jews & consider doing the same in Kiryat Arba

Extremist Modesty and the First Feminist President

9 Shevat 5776 – January 18, 2016
Hillary wants to be the first woman to be President more than she wants to be President.

Why Do Religious Jews Live Longer?

17 Tevet 5776 – December 29, 2015
Why does being a religious Jew – especially a Charedi Jew make one happier and live longer?

Emes Ve-Emunah: Outreach that Legitimizes Heterodoxy

9 Tevet 5776 – December 20, 2015
Are there situations when Orthodox rabbis can interact with heterodox rabbis or enter their space?

Emes Ve-Emunah: Two Torahs? Now More than Ever!

25 Kislev 5776 – December 7, 2015
There is apparently one Torah for Jews in America, and one for Jews in Israel.

Emes Ve-Emunah: Two Kinds of Terrorism and How to Stop Them

14 Kislev 5776 – November 26, 2015
Can it be that every Muslim is so heartless as to cheer murder? It often seems the case among Arabs.

Emes Ve-Emunah: What about the Refugees?

5 Kislev 5776 – November 17, 2015
Should US allow in refugees or deny entry to them because a suicide bomber might come in with them?

Emes Ve-Emunah: Listening to the Lord

27 Heshvan 5776 – November 9, 2015
Eschewing labels, Lord Sacks prefers the term "Jews Engaged with the World"(JEW)to Modern Orthodox

Emes Ve-Emunah: I Want, I Want, Want…

27 Heshvan 5776 – November 8, 2015
Is the Judaism commitment by young women in her community so shallow they'd leave if disappointed?!

Emes Ve-Emunah: The Equality of Women in Judaism

21 Heshvan 5776 – November 3, 2015
Advocates argue, since today's semicha is different, we should not fear ordaining women as Rabbis

Emes Ve-Emunah: On the Anniversary of His Assassination

20 Heshvan 5776 – November 1, 2015
Who can forget that vile handshake between Rabin & Arafat? A handshake forced upon Rabin by Clinton

Emes Ve-Emunah: I Love Lucy

15 Heshvan 5776 – October 27, 2015
There are Arab Muslims like Lucy Aharish. Probably a lot more than most of us realize. Fortunately.

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