One can argue for the jettisoning of the religious status quo in Israel, in law or at the Kotel. But it can be done without demonization.
It’s horrible to see every persecution compared to the Holocaust that murdered our families. But wrongly dismissing comparisons is also horrible.
The popular narrative is that Orthodox Jews and Muslims, in Israel and the U.S., always oppose each other. But that’s not true.
As an Orthodox Jew, I oppose abortion on demand. And yet, we Orthodox Jews do sometimes need access to abortions according to Jewish law.
By ruling in favor of a baker who refused service to a gay couple, the Supreme Court protected America’s freedom of religion.
Washington, D.C. Councilman Trayon White Sr. has apologized for his Facebook post claiming that the Rothschilds control the climate.
Israel’s very raison d’etre is to be a Jewish State. And for the word “Jewish” in the phrase “Jewish State” to have meaning, it must be Orthodox.
Unlike liberal Jews, not only are the Orthodox growing in number, they are growing more attached to Israel.
The celebrations were not lionizing him. The celebrations, boiled down to their essence, were simple, sincere expressions of Jewish peoplehood.
Many believe that Orthodox and haredi Jews hate Muslims, or that we stoke hatred towards Muslims in our communities. It’s simply false, if widespread.