A subversive Devar Torah presented to Rabbis for Human Rights
Weekly parasha: When human rights becomes as strange fire
In his commentary to Parashat Shemini, Rabbi Gideon Sylvester reminds us of the delicate balance Israeli human rights organisations exist wi
This will lead to chaos
State must recognize private Orthodox conversions, court says
Landmark ruling means rabbinate will no longer have sole control over who can be recognized as a Jew for citizenship purposes in Israel
New issue of the journal Nitzachon
Nitzachon – Adas Torah’s Journal of Torah Ideas
R Gordimer: No, That Is Not Modern Orthodoxy
No, That Is Not Modern Orthodoxy
Straw men may be useful in politics, but they are not what we seek in religious discourse. That is why Dr. Steven Bayme’s op-ed Modern Orthodoxy is under attack from the right. It’s time to fight back is sadly off the mark, as it promotes a new organization (“PORAT”), presented as
Is this an April Fools joke?
Make Way For ‘Earthodoxy’
A new effort to support spiritual communities is fueled by those on the communal fringes.
I’m not sure what to say. This article is both heartening and heart-breaking. For example, going to the mikvah before marriage is a half-empty/half-full act. And I’m really skeptical that this segment in general is more than a tiny population.
Why Some Millennials Are Becoming Orthodox Jews
Young Americans might be leaving religion in large numbers, but for some, rules, ritual, and tradition are attractive ways to find meaning in daily life.