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Not Shoving Religion Down People’s Throats

Much as I'd like to see the Jewish nation fully observant forcing Shabbat on people is NOT the way.

Banning Women from College

Is Haredi open-ended learning on charity better than earning a living that would obviate that?

Change in Order to Preserve

The crisis in Jewish education is of existential importance. How should it be resolved?

Segregation Forever?!

Nothing binds Jews together more than Torah observance; Or so one would think.

Rabbi Shafran’s Flirtation with Heresy

When Rabbi Shafran, Chief Spokesman for Agudah talks about his own battle with heresy, that's news.

New Elections in Israel will Gain Little

The shelf life of parliamentary government is about 2 years, hardly enough time to get anything done

Will This Be a Turning Point?

Obviously, the better part of caution is to report credible reports of abuse directly to the police.

Education – the Key to Transitioning Out Poverty

{Originally posted on author's website, Emes Ve-Emunah} It seems so simple to me. So Logical. It makes so much sense. And yet it seems that...

The Rebbe Smiled

The Chilul HaShem of religious Jews-long beards&wearing religious garb-acting like inner-city thugs

Expressing Gratitude on Thanksgiving

My Rebbe, Rav Ahron Soloveichik, permits celebrating the day with a festive family turkey dinner.

Bury Them with Deceased Pigs?

As events over the last couple of weeks amply demonstrate, the status quo isn’t working out either

A Hero, an Apologist, and a Truthseeker

Master Sergeant Zidan Saif (Zt"L) a Druze from the Galilee, was shot and killed saving Jewish lives.

The CBC and the Events in Jerusalem

The burden of proof that a person is against Israel but not anti-Semitic rests on that person.

The Folly of Taking Chances for Peace

It should be clear Israel’s existence is not the real issue; the issue is Islamic fundamentalism.

Actions – Not Platitudes

Artifacts are not what make the Jewish people great; it is our conduct that does.

Transparency and the Honor of the Rabbinate

The RCA stated their review will add protection for the convert and not tamper with Halacha.

An Orthodox Rabbi Whose Wife is Not Orthodox

It undermines the tenets the rabbi preaches to his congregants when his wife does not live by them

INEXCUSABLE!

Argue with Rabbi Gordimer on the merits;Go ahead. What Rabbi Katz did went well beyond the pale.

Shades of Grey

Fiddler on the Roof moved some Jews to explore their roots; it actually led some to become observant

Decentralizing Conversions in Israel

It is the acceptance of all Halacha that is important – not the immediate knowledge of them.

Orthodox Survival in Israel

Charedi poverty cannot be solved by only changing the system from one of learning to one of working

Jewish Education and Moderation is the Key

Despite its shortcomings, Jewish education is the key not only to Jewish survival but to its growth.

Holy from Womb to Tomb?

"Holy from womb to tomb," is lying; It is a lie of omission which is worse than a lie of commission.

The Fight Over Charedi Leadership in Israel

How bad is it? It is a battle royal tearing at the very heart of the yeshiva world.

Taking Charity for a Living

In the vast majority of cases, they are truly people in need, the fraudulent have been weeded out,

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