Category Archives: Orthodoxy

NJ.com: ‘3 more Lakewood houses raided in multi-million dollar welfare fraud investigation’

I had a Jewish girlfriend who was warned by cops in Los Angeles to keep her dog on a leash. When she thought they were gone, she let her dog off the leash. The police came back and wrote her … Continue reading

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How Benefits Fraud Scam Spread So Widely In Orthodox Town

Similar scams are going on in many Orthodox communities. There’s no connection, in my experience, between Jewish observance and honesty. In much of the world, the word “Jew” is synonymous with dishonesty in business. Judaism is a system of dual … Continue reading

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Does Torah Permit Stealing From The Goyim?

At their essence, perhaps Jewish ethics can be best regarded as a subset of tribal ethics — whatever is good for the group is good. This is different from the universalist Anglo outlook I grew up with in Australia where … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many Nursing Homes Run & Owned By Orthodox Jews?

Because running a nursing home pays well and requires minimal training (just a BA and then a one-year certificate). Orthodox Jews tend to go to the same schools for certification and that enables them to benefit from chevrusa style learning … Continue reading

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Imagine My Shock

Developer of housing for NY Orthodox Jews pleads guilty to voter fraud https://t.co/ZgqXt6CHDG — The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) June 7, 2017 JVP: Reactions To Our Parade Protest Were ‘Cruel,’ ‘Homophobic,’ and ‘Hyperbolic’ https://t.co/GkDFTNs6Av — The Forward (@jdforward) June 8, … Continue reading

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