I won’t indict an entire community for getting swept into a political momentum that seemed to swallow half of our country.
The film was an exceptional work by director Joan Micklin Silver who passed away recently at the age of 85.
Dovid Leitner‘s book includes a telling anecdote about a misunderstanding between the Belzer Rebbe and the German-Jewish hotel owner.
“Judaism and the Jewish people have survived for 2,000 years because we were able to adapt, and this is another moment of adaptation.”
Meet the first Orthodox Jewish girl Eagle Scout
It’s been all gimmels for Gershon Distenfeld at the 2020 World Series of Poker main event.
I chose to live this life. And wasn’t I taught that pikuach nefesh, saving a life, supercedes every commandment?
“I’m in the best position to help the township understand the shift in demographics that’s inevitable in Jackson.”
Some of the most moving conversations I have had recently were with voters who left their political home on the right, including Orthodox Jews, and voted for Joe Biden. Why did their stories make such an impression on me? Their reasons for rejecting Trump weren’t unusual. They eschewed his character, his policies, his populism and divisiveness, his cruelty towards the oppressed or weaker groups in America – just like most voters who rejected Trump.
While New York City public schools are closing, Jewish day schools and yeshivas are not being asked to comply with the city’s ruling — yet.