Orthodox Jews must set a Torah-based example for all Americans, standing for principles, not parties, and expressing ideas with civility and respect.
Concentration camps and genocide. Words that should jarringly resonate in Jewish hearts.
The Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil rights organization, eagerly jumped on the liberal bandwagon.
So I say, dismantle — lawfully, not by mobs — the granite tributes to those whose fame lies in their championing slavery.
Are people essentially good and in minimal need of law enforcement, or is the idea of our “better angels” a fantasy?
What I hope is that when we return to our shuls, we treat them with the full respect due them, as places of prayer and study.
Let’s stop pretending that “Unorthodox” is a documentary.
Although he may not have known it, the Rebbe was something of a father figure to me.
Haredi communities are by and large following quarantine protocols, But Haredi bashers, as always, see only what they wanted to see.
Quarantine might offer us Jews, whatever our affiliations, attitudes or levels of observance, an unprecedented opportunity to join together as one.