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Calling Out Absurd Notions of Frumkeit

HaModia’s list of the new government’s ministers omitted the women ministers’ first names: WHY?

The Birth of a New Jewish Denomination

Women equalizing with men in all areas of Judaism is anathema to the very idea of male/female roles.

Emes Ve-Emunah: Torah and Tolerance

Kavod HaBriyos and the Halachic prohibition of homosexual sex: How do we honor both laws?

Orthodoxy – Then and Now

The religious parties’ agenda is to undo the progress they saw as regress made in the last Keneset

Will Wining the Battle Mean Losing the War?

There are encouraging reports of increased enrollment in Charedi army and educational programs

Judaism and Christianity – Blurring the Lines

Rav Riskin’s desire to strengthen ties with Christians is pure but his methods have crossed lines

The New York Minute

Truly, in the modern world, we live in the time of ‘What’s in it for me?’ The time of the ‘selfie’!

When Will They Ever Learn?

Attackers of this innocent religious solider had been brainwashed that Israel is evil & illegitimate

Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, ZTL – a Torah U’Mada Giant

He was a Torah giant, uniquely exemplifying the Hashkafa of Torah U’Mada (Torah & worldly knowledge)

Hollywood’s Amoral Agenda

It is the character of the individual that counts, not his sexual preferences.

America’s First Female President?

"I am 100% convinced that she is not in any way anti-Semitic. She is in fact a philo-Semite"

The Whole World is Watching

Chumros-YES! But when it comes to the Chilul HaShem described in the article they couldn’t care less

Righting a Wrong

Why are employers reluctant to hire Charedim? Legitimate concerns or plain old fashioned prejudice?

The Funeral that Killed Someone

Just like the shoppers on Black Friday those attending Rav Wosner's funeral were oblivious to others

Why the Deal with Iran is So Bad

Iran not only hates the ‘Little Satan’, Israel, they hate the US- "The Great Satan too.

Corrupting Daas Torah

Daas Torah has been extrapolated to include ‘asking a Gadol’ about every decision one makes in life

A Challenge for our Time

Studies have shown that there are more people leaving Orthodoxy than are coming in.

A Deal at Any Price? Willful Ignorance? Or Both?

Obama wants a deal at any price, ending sanctions that brought Iran to the table in the first place

A New Deal for Charedim?

Israel's Charedi world is in financial crisis. If the trend worsens it may be their breaking point.

The Way We Were

Life in Europe's pre-War Yeshiva world makes today's rulings look like the Taliban has taken over.

The Hair Covering Conundrum

Often wig wearers become more attractive after marriage. Doesn't this turn the intent on its head?

The Disappearing Woman

It appears that Agudah has joined with those choosing to erase women from the public sphere.

The Israeli People Have Spoken

As long as radical Islam exists it would be irresponsible for Israel to give up an inch of land

Another Charedi Cry for Help

This very bright Chareidi young man was unable to earn a decent living because he had NO education

Jewish Education and Jewish Philanthropy

We must convince Jewish billionaires to support Jewish education in ways they support other projects

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