These recent political primaries should be a lesson in just how far society has strayed from the basic mores it long took for granted – and how difficult but imperative it is for Orthodox Jews to retain our own.
About the Author:Sara Lehmann, a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, was formerly an editor at a major New York publishing house.
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Though the school district eventually pulled the assignment after coming under pressure, the fact that an American school would ask its students to debate whether the Holocaust was “merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and gain” is both astounding and frightening.