A rabbi-approved navigation device for a strict Hasidic sect.
He made a graphic of a “Facebook Safety Check,” where Noah could mark himself “safe” during The Great Flood of 2105 BCE.
How can our teachers claim we should act as a light unto the nations when we are so completely unfamiliar with who these nations truly are?
No matter what we do, how we dress, we stand out as other, as different, as ‘less than’ in my brother’s world.
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This is the frum version of “slut shaming”: Woman, your rabbinically mandated headcovering is really “asking for it.” So tone it down.
I believe my decision to attend a public high school, though in direct defiance of my community, is ultimately consistent with my upbringing.
I’m an outspoken feminist. And I believe we must champion gender equality by promoting separate gender education for ultra-Orthodox students.
The l’chaims are getting out of hand.
The documentary ‘One of Us’ does nothing constructive. The cameras being thrust into our faces as Orthodox Jews only creates more prejudice.