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When Rabbis Over-Step

I love this story because I love seeing rabbis who fancy themselves authorities in matters they know little get humiliated when they try to squash others. Rabbi Hirsch fancied himself the leader of German Orthodoxy. He attacked Rabbi David Zvi … Continue reading

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Hillel Publishes Gay Resource Guide

Rabbi Avi Shafran writes: Once upon a time, Jews who found Judaism cumbersome simply declared the Torah obsolete and went about their lives as they pleased. They weren’t inclined to intellectual contortions. Some “progressive” Jews today, though, choose instead to … Continue reading

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