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The Need For A Religious Jew To Talk To The World
An Orthodox rabbi writes an open letter to reggae singer Matisyahu: When your beard came off and your large black yarmulke remained I took pause, but your reassuring Tweets kept my hopes high. The pictures you recently Tweeted of you … Continue reading
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When Should A Religious Jew Go To Secular Court?
Yehuda emails: Background: Rabbi Norman Lamm Is no ultra-orthodox isolationist or fanatic but someone who very much believes very strongly in gaining secular education and knowledge and being part of secular culture. His views are so “moderate” that he has … Continue reading
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Would You Rather Work For A Man Or A Woman?
The Disney years (beginning 8/5/95) at KABC radio were not a happy time for Dennis Prager, nor almost anyone at the station. New program director Maureen Lesourd called him in to reprove him for using the word “thesis. Use view, … Continue reading
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Jews Have Been Kind To Me
I can only think of one instance where I met a Jew who disparaged converts. Her name was Sherry. It was an Aish Ha Torah event. And she just came out and said, “I don’t accept that you can convert … Continue reading
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The Case For The Torah
Dennis Prager writes: Why have Jews lost their sense of being a messenger? I think there are four primary reasons, both external and internal. 1. Once the Roman Empire became Christian, Jews and Judaism were essentially declared enemies of the … Continue reading
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