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Spiritual Highs Are Hard To Come By In Judaism

A lot of people want to know what I was feeling when I was converting to Judaism. On that last day as I stood naked in the mikveh and saying the blessings in Hebrew that would officially make me Jewish, … Continue reading

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Leftism – The Jews’ Golden Calf

Dennis Prager writes: How would most American Jews react to the following historical assessment by a noted Yiddish scholar, professor Gennady Estraikh of New York University? “It is hardly an overstatement to define Yiddish literature of the 1920s as the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Has A Predatory Rabbi Doing Orthodox Conversions To Judaism

Alarm bells should go off in your head if the rabbi in charge of your conversion to Orthodox Judaism asks you: * When do you menstruate (so he can get at you when you won’t contaminate him) * To meet … Continue reading

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The Haredi Obsession With Bugs

Jonah Lowenfeld writes in this week’s Jewish Journal: The presence of even one whole bug, dead or alive, can render an entire vegetable treif — unkosher. On this matter, Orthodox rabbis are unequivocal. “From a Torah perspective, eating a Big … Continue reading

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The High Price Of Kosher Lettuce

The Jewish Journal has been working on this story for more than a year: The presence of even one whole bug, dead or alive, can render an entire vegetable treif — unkosher. On this matter, Orthodox rabbis are unequivocal. “From … Continue reading

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