We need both armies of Israel: the spiritual one, the Yeshiva world, and the physical one, the IDF.
According to a recent survey in Mishpacha Magazine, most secular Israeli Jews do not hate charedim.
Hamodia ought denounce that abhorrent hashkafah, seek forgiveness and thank Hashem for His kindnesses
Images of ‘the other’ are heavily biased by what the media report about them.
I happen to know Gedolei Torah and Roshei Yeshiva who use I-phones and the internet. Are they all doomed?
They live in a world apart from the rest of observant Jewry.
I don’t know that the majority of the Haredi world actually considers memorials to IDF fallen soldiers to be idolatry.
The boys who leave yeshiva to go to work are made to feel like they are second class and this makes it difficult for them to remain chareidi.
No matter how many times Lapid says he does not want to destroy Charedi Judaism, they see him as disingenuous with an ulterior motive to destroy the Charedi way of life.
What is really being gained by continuing to force Haredim to stay in the beis medrash full time via a draft that exempts Haredim?
One thing that Netanyahu does understand is that a Prime Minister should have as broad a coalition as possible to represent all sectors in Israeli society.
This is Torah. This is its rightful place in all our lives, both private and public.
There ought to be a process of exempting yeshiva students via bechinos (tests).
Metzizah b'peh is not even required by many Orthododx poskim. In fact it is actually discouraged by some.
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