A bearded man wearing a black hat dips eating utensils into the icy water while hissing from pain induced by the bitter cold.
Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi likened a black child born to white parents to a “monkey.”
The rabbi’s office said that the comparison was a quote from the Talmud.
The Modern Orthodox Jewish community is changing, but its financial arrangements with its spiritual leaders are stuck deep in the past.
For most of ancient history, Jewish life was rabbi-less. So how did they become central to how Jewish law evolves and how our communities are run?
When I arrived at the temple, I encountered unimaginable mountains of flames threatening our campus directly below… and not a single fire truck.
A Chabad couple passed out menorahs and donuts to police and journalists outside the bomber’s home.
Moishe Indig has been a major focus of this year’s probe into whether the mayor made quid pro quo arrangements with Hasidic leaders.
He had a powerful message, on civic duty, that rings true to this very day.
Do we honestly believe that heroin use doesn’t happen to Jews? Or that illicit use of prescription opioids isn’t prevalent among us?