The IDF is not waiting for 2017
Here's Rabbi Motti Elon walking away from the Magistrate Court in Jerusalem, December 18, 2013, after hearing his verdict. Elon, former head of Yeshivat...
The Israeli government was respectful enough to offer Reform Jews their own location at one of the holiest sites in Judaism in order to pray as they please.
As the Chasidic teaching illustrates, we often seek the guidance of religious leaders and texts to find ourselves.
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?
Jewish identity has been an issue in the Jewish community at least since the beginning of the Common Era, and perhaps even before.
Yiddish words are increasingly seeping into the English language.
Jihad, a holy war against the infidel, is the personal duty of every Muslim, and if he does not wage it, he will die as a religious hypocrite.
The idea that all of the Torah was given to Moses on Sinai is complex, rife with textual, historical, and philosophical problems.
Muslims of the Far East see the Arab jihadis of the Middle East in much the same way that non-Orthodox Jews view Charedim.
"The Left has singularly lacked courage in the difficult fight to defend secularism."
When Chassidim make a request to a government official, he pays attention.
Thirty-eight Sejm members representing Tusk’s ruling Civic Platform party joined with the opposition in voting to outlaw ritual slaughter.
When it came to comparisons with the Third Reich, it appears the first Klausenburger Rebbe had his priorities straight.
I know families with an OTD child that are very right wing, moderate Charedi, and right wing Modern Orthodox.
Divine affirmation is the foundation of Judaism. Everything else comes after.
"Any attempt to argue as if I ever admitted such an act is a despicable lie," was Rabbi Elon's initial response to the allegations.
They live in a world apart from the rest of observant Jewry.
But surely, you will say, Judaism requires one to respect one’s religious leaders. In theory this is so.
The two were recorded on security cameras as they were ripping a Mezuzah off the wall
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