Israeli Haredi elections have one simple message: Obey without question. Vote as your rabbis tell you to.
As a psychologist studying sexual abuse trauma, I am alarmed by the treatment of abuse survivors in my frum community.
There is nothing more admirable in this world than the desire to get close to God. However, one must also recognize the power of that desire.
“I couldn’t tell anyone.”
If God transmitted the Torah today, how would it be different? And what would that mean to us about God?
Every few months, my Orthodox family’s Shabbat table is graced with the presence of one of my dad’s childhood friends — and his male partner.
Does the shidduch resume help or hinder my Orthodox community’s efforts to create harmonious and sustainable marriages?
How strange it is to see one’s own life played out by outsiders, coupled with the eerie music of a horror film.
Yisroel Levin, 21, of Brooklyn, and Elisheva Kaplan, 20, of Queens, got engaged a week ago.
To me, this beautiful quote from the late, great Maya Angelou, encapsulates so much of the tension in Orthodox Judaism today.