Right before the end of Hanukkah, a holiday that celebrates religious freedom, the European Court of Justice reminded us it’s very much in peril.
Though I live in New York and my vote almost certainly won’t impact the election, I still will make sure to stand in line and vote for Trump.
I’m excited to see the Vice President, but not because I agree with all his policy positions or think he’s a great orator and enjoy hearing him speak.
Orthodox Jews in particular should be reeling upon hearing about ICE feeding pork to Muslim detainees.
After making good on a few campaign promises early in his tenure, de Blasio has not only abandoned the Orthodox community he also has attacked them.
These conversations have made me reevaluate what is important in life, and helped me put what my wife and I are “struggling” with in perspective.
If he tweeted this about any other ethnic community, the outrage would have been immense and deservedly so.
If the media had Orthodox Jews on staff, they could steer clear of these inaccurate portrayals, and could paint a more objective picture.
At times like these, stripped of the support of community and institutions and habit, our children can witness our commitment to Jewish living.
In our community, closing souls is a drastic step. That’s because shuls function as the center of social life for so many.