“If you have someone come in with a 103 fever and they’re coughing, they’ve just infected the whole tent.”
“It’s not a Jewish virus — it’s affecting everyone. But how it’s gonna look, is that we’re not listening to what the government is telling us.”
Read here to understand more about the origins of metzitzah b’peh, the public health issues and why the rite is defended by those who practice it.
“All students deserve a high-quality education.”
“Political horse-trading unquestionably occurred.”
“This is using the most dramatic, over-the-top verbiage in order to frighten their constituency into supporting a movement.”
Students in Haredi schools get more secular education than you think.
The emotionally charged piece was written under the headline, “Senseless! Heartless! Torah-less and Reckless.”
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.
Its roots date back to the mid-1970s, when Hasidic Jews began settling in the area under the guidance of Satmar Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum.