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The National Prayer Breakfast: Some Takeaways For The Orthodox Community

21 Shevat 5777 – February 16, 2017
What happens when frum Jews show technical compliance with Torah law but more exuberance and passion for material things? Or when they speak the language of rejection, racism, or extreme isolationism?

The Orthodox Union Gets It Right On Women Rabbis

14 Shevat 5777 – February 10, 2017
Over the past decade, the RCA issued resolutions disapproving of ordaining women or hiring ordained women. Now the OU has joined them.

The Orthodox Union’s Statement On Women Rabbis

13 Shevat 5777 – February 8, 2017
And the frustrated voices of those unable to find suitable outlets for their talents were growing louder and louder.

An Orthodox Rabbi at the White House

28 Tevet 5777 – January 25, 2017
Orthodox Jews only make up about 10% of the 5.3 million American Jews and are the fastest growing denomination by far and overwhelmingly support the Republican Party.

Report: ISIS Brussels Bombers Targeted Americans, Israelis, Orthodox Jews

26 Tevet 5777 – January 24, 2017
Four American citizens were killed and two Israelis injured in the Brussels bombings.

‘Open Orthodox’ Rabbi Alters Shabbat Prayer for the President to Omit...

22 Tevet 5777 – January 20, 2017
So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."

Muslim Kid Helps Cops Catch Man who Attacked Orthodox Jewish woman...

29 Kislev 5777 – December 29, 2016
The smack broke the victim's glasses, she dropped to the floor and became momentarily unconscious. She was taken to hospital with a cut lip and bruising.

Political Hitman – Is Orthodoxy Killing Judaism? [audio]

21 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
Are the Religious Really Living and Teaching 'Love your fellow Jew'?

Emes Ve-Emunah: Will All of American Jewry Eventually be Orthodox?

The direction non-Orthodox Jews are going is clear. Heterodoxy has failed while Orthodoxy has succeeded, strong evidence that it is Halacha that has kept us alive throughout the millennia

Passover Vacation Punishment Case Against Orthodox Employee Continues to Travel Through...

19 Kislev 5777 – December 18, 2016
How celebrating the holiday of freedom led to a capricious punishment and a legal case that may have significant ramifications.

Trump’s Orthodox Zionist Ambassador Eager to Serve in ‘Eternal Capital of...

16 Kislev 5777 – December 16, 2016
How will the gang in Ramallah take the news from Washington? Not well, most likely.

The Day After: An Open Letter to Orthodox Jews

20 Heshvan 5777 – November 21, 2016
Observant Jews have an option: Remain irrelevant or become leaders of the many millions of American Faith & Values voters who value religious freedom and the security of the Jewish state

Orthodox Needs Addressed At Florida’s Largest Child Welfare Event

9 Tishri 5777 – October 10, 2016
Founded in 2011, it has quickly established itself as the leading organization dealing with this issue, having had much success educating the public about the prevalence of child abuse and how to prevent it.

300 Orthodox Rabbis Unite To Combat Child Sexual Abuse Epidemic

25 Av 5776 – August 29, 2016
In an unprecedented step, 300 Orthodox rabbis signed a proclamation regarding child safety in the Orthodox Jewish community. In it, the rabbis call upon...

Analysis: Leftwing Orthodox Rabbis Attack Trump, Cite the Yerushalmi

17 Av 5776 – August 20, 2016
Frankly, even if one does not support Trump's xenophobic attacks on "Rapist Mexicans" and "the Muslims," a group of 45 learned rabbis could have come up with a more convincing, perhaps intellectually challenging argument.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for...

13 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Orthodox Jewish Teen Girl to Try for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

6 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

IDF Appoints Orthodox Officer to Command Education Corps

20 Tammuz 5776 – July 25, 2016
It should be noted that Brigadier General Fairaizen wears a knitted yarmulke, which constitutes an extremely meaningful change in the IDF's recent attitude regarding Religious Zionism.

8 Women Receive Orthodox Ordination in Largely Political Endeavor

3 Sivan 5776 – June 9, 2016
"I very quickly abandoned the ambition to achieve only rabbinic expertise, and moved on to the more important initiative of promoting you as creative scholars, with integrity, sensitivity and courage."

Orthodox Shul Will Keep LGBT Shabbaton Despite Neighborhood Rabbis’ Objection

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
"We encourage you to show your support by coming to shul this Shabbat for services and for the Shabbaton programming, and we welcome your feedback, questions, and notes of support."

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