Eisenhower forced the residents of a nearby town to go to one of the liberated camps to see what their leaders had done.
I don’t think we can see ourselves as one cohesive unit of Orthodox Jews any more.
We need both armies of Israel: the spiritual one, the Yeshiva world, and the physical one, the IDF.
There was an obvious appearance of prejudice – even if there wasn’t any in actuality.
The Talmud belongs to all the Jewish people, not just Orthodox Jews.
The bottom line for me here is that a life could have been saved.
When President Obama was newly elected, he made a trip to the Middle East to address the Arab nations. He spoke about Israel’s right...
Please, Ribbono shel Olam, no more children or soldiers be called to join the holy minyan in Heaven.
According to a recent survey in Mishpacha Magazine, most secular Israeli Jews do not hate charedim.
I do not for a minute think he ever believed that Israel was or will be an Apartheid state. He simply misspoke.
Women must eat Matzah on Pesach too but that is also a time bound positive commandment.
Students most in danger of going OTD are those with damaged egos from teacher inattentiveness.
I see less unity between religious factions than between religious Jews and secular Jews
There is never an excuse to withhold a Get from a woman. NEVER!
So much for honest disagreement in the Charedi world.
Just because I have a Hashkafa that differs from them, that does not mean I do not respect them.
I could not believe what I was reading. It made me angry!
He is willing to destroy other Torah institutions – NOT to save his own – but as an act of revenge?!
For the record, all those who try and interpret this act out of its Issur-prohibition are mindboggelingly foolish, in my view.
One would think that finally, at long last, a long standing inequity will be eliminated.
Halacha forbids physical contact between the sexes.
Of course the young men in Yeshivos get the same kind of Mussar, but they hardly have any time to act on it.
Yes, Modern Orthodoxy is losing some of its youth to secularism.
How well do Charedim do in the army? How well do they adjust?
There was a time when Gedolei Torah knew what they knew and knew what they didn’t know.