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Emes Ve-Emunah
Lashes
 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

I’m sure this is an empty threat. No one is going to get lashes. It is just a scare tactic. Or is it?

Conservative rabbi
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

Virtually all the Gedolim of previous generations, including Rav Soloveitchik, forbade any religious collaboration with heterodox rabbis for fear of giving them tacit recognition.

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Posted on: May 29th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

Despite the criticisms, Haredi society has positives that should be recognized.

Eytan Kobre
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

No religious Jew would deny the merit that Torah study. But it is the height of folly to believe that a strong military is therefore unnecessary.

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Posted on: May 26th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

Just as the IRS targeted conservative groups, according a report, a leaked document states that Israel's Economic Affairs Ministry is targeting Haredi businesses and Yeshivos.

Yesh Atid MK Rabbi Dov Lipman speaking at the plenum hall, March 06, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

Eliminating all secular studies is taking "Talmud Torah k’neged kulom" to an absurd extreme.

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Intermarried Rabbis
 

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

If ritual observance is voluntary and all that counts is ethos, why not just drop the whole charade and just call anyone with an ethical perspective on life a Reform Jew?

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Zealotry
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

There is a new group of zealots who have taken a cue from the price taggers. They refer to themselves as Torah taggers.

Rabbi Moshe Grylak
 

Posted on: May 20th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

What is really being gained by continuing to force Haredim to stay in the beis medrash full time via a draft that exempts Haredim?

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Haredi Protesting gzeiras
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

If Shas does agree to allow a secular core curriculum in their schools, that will put Ashkenazi Haredi leaders between a rock and a hard place.

Maharat
 

Posted on: May 16th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

the title rabbi (or its equivalent) is more than about recognition of achievement.

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F110116AS21
 

Posted on: May 13th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

The issue is not our obligation to listen to our rabbinic leaders. It is about whether we should listen to the rabbinic leaders of others.

Feiglin WOW Motivation
 

Posted on: May 12th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

With all the good intention of Israel’s rabbinic leaders, how could they not see that this was going to happen?

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Yesh Atid MK Rabbi Dov Lipman speaking at the plenum hall, March 06, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 9th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

What I do not understand is the harshness of his condemnation.

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Yosef Kolko
 

Posted on: May 8th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

We are a people whose mandate is Torah observance in all matters - between man and God as well as between man and his fellow man.

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Yair-Lapid
 

Posted on: May 7th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

There is only one word that can explain the over the top reaction by Haredi establishment to this: Paranoia.

tznius
 

Posted on: May 6th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

I must ask, where is the hotline for victims of sex abuse? Or victims of financial fraud? What are the remedies for the victims? Or the sanctions for the perpetrators?

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intimacy
 

Posted on: May 5th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

Sexual dysfunction can take various forms for both men and women. If those statistics are right, it is a much bigger problem that I ever thought.

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Posted on: May 3rd, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

I, of course, have no problem with such a library. But is this what the State of New Jersey had in mind in approving $10 million dollars to Lakewood?

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Haredim
 

Posted on: May 1st, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

In the spirit of 'elu v’elu' we should just agree to disagree and respect each other’s views and lifestyles as long as they do not impinge on the rights of others.

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