Seeing her in religious garb, I was reminded of the values she preached — and the innocent childhoods she is alleged to have destroyed.
Why can’t the religious right understand that it is wrong to stand with child molesters and the institutions that enabled them?
If the targets of one’s ire are Orthodox Jews — especially Haredim – the very worst slurs and anti-Semitic tropes are suddenly considered reasonable.
Using smartwatches is “causing the public to sin in a very serious manner and place the entire future of a generation in enormous danger.”
My mind played ‘what if’ games: What if I had stayed behind in yeshiva?
As much as we may want the Torah to play an influential role in Israel, this must be achieved in a consensual and respectful way, not by coercion.
“If she’s a Nazi victim, you’ve murdered her again, if she’s a Holocaust Survivor, you’ve done what the Nazis didn’t,” wrote one critic.
The offensive image showed a woman in a headscarf holding a bundled child, walking behind a nun.
Moshe Holtzberg lit a candle and toured his one-time home, still sporting pock-marks from the terrorists’ bullets.
This is a story about runaway extremism. About the apathy of the local authorities and the silence of local religious leadership.