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The Sisterhood 50
The Charedim received almost no attention the past few years in Newsweek’s annual listing of America’s top 50 rabbis. Sure, some chareidim complain about this, but few care very much. I get a sense that these feminists care very much … Continue reading
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Aftermath of rescue: boy’s father sues
Much of the best reporting on Orthodox Jewish life these days occurs on The Jewish Star. Michael Orbach writes: A Brooklyn father who sent his son to an abusive boot camp for delinquents in the Caribbean is suing a Far … Continue reading
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Why Do Jewish Day Schools Cost Three Times As Much As Roman Catholic Day Schools?
You can send your child to a Roman Catholic day school for $6,000 a year. If you want to send your child to YULA or Shalhevet and you have to pay full price, that will cost you about $20,000 a … Continue reading
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Is Dennis Prager The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ?
I read The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism in 1989 and found it so persuasive that I converted to Judaism in 1993. Then I found out that it’s ideas are largely absent from Jewish life, even Orthodox Jewish life. … Continue reading
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Does David Rubin Have Enemies In Orthodox Life?
Often when an Orthodox Jew falls from grace, it is easy to see his enemies rejoicing. Orthodox Jewish life is close. We know each other pretty well. We have feuds. And when people fall, there is often rejoicing. I have … Continue reading
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