There are 2 opposite reasons students will want to study in Israel for a gap year: Either they are happy with their upbringing-home, school and community or they hate it and want “religious rehab.”
Open Orthodoxy is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, appealing to unknowing Jewish communities that seek a meaningful and genuine Orthodox religious experience.
Incorporating ideologies that contradict Jewish norms is not the way to conserve Judaism, bor restore Modern Orthodoxy.
The Rabbinical Council of America denied a prominent rabbi’s accusation that it is actively negating past conversions.
The Orthodox rabbinic organization issued a statement Friday...
As Orthodox Jews who understand the value of the Torah and the importance of following Halacha – how can we change this new secular Jewish paradigm?
Very few middle aged and older people consider themselves ultra-orthodox. It’s a youth movement.
It is a fact that heterodoxy is no longer the threat to Orthodoxy it once was – if at all.
The idea that all of the Torah was given to Moses on Sinai is complex, rife with textual, historical, and philosophical problems.
Rav Soloveitchik stated that "to me it is something vulgar, this clamor of the liberals that abortion be permitted."
There has been much reluctance by rabbinic groups such as Agudah to be more forceful in their approach to abusers. They find the allegations hard to believe.
Simply put, Orthodoxy is unwilling to implicitly or explicitly renounce its most basic claim - the uniqueness of its truth, and its central focus that Jewish law is binding.
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