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.
Miriam Schwab has worked her way to the top, founding two companies of her own — in a headscarf and with a brood of seven at home.
“I may be the first rabbi in any state legislature. And that’s very exciting.”
“I was scared because if they open it they’ll see the religious parchment and it would be very dangerous,” Alfasi said of the tefillin.
Agudath Israel, along with the Catholic Church, lobbies against a bill that would provide more legal tools to child sexual abuse survivors. Why?
One passenger from Rockland County said the flight attendant used anti-Semitic language, telling a colleague something about “those retarded Jews.”
Despite their distinctive dress and obvious Jewishness, white Orthodox Jews have a tool in their toolboxes that people of color do not.
“In my memory, I don’t know of a measles outbreak that was this significant,” said Howard Zucker, the state commissioner of health.
Its roots date back to the mid-1970s, when Hasidic Jews began settling in the area under the guidance of Satmar Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum.
An outspoken Orthodox rabbi is taking on the megalith of Rabbinate power: Orthodox weddings.