I recently posted an article in which I made a suggestion about how, perhaps, the residents of Bet Shemesh can come together to try to resolve the ongoing religious conflicts and violence in their community. I wrote this as a total outsider, but with the intention of trying to voice an …
Outward behaviors and appearances have eclipsed the essence of modesty in the Orthodox community and have trampled on some other middos which are equally important.
Peace and security – isn’t that what we want?!
Torah values and esteems peace so much that it notes and credits all those who effected peace, while also specifying the exact number years of peace each succeeded to achieve.
There is a battle raging in Israel and sadly, it is between Ultra-Orthodox Jews and non-Ultra-Orthodox Jews. On the bright side, it is a battle that unifies many diverse communities. On the negative side, they are unified against one of our own. In the last few weeks, the debate has …
It is high time we break out of this terrible impasse and deadlock. It is high time we respectfully request all the rabbanim to come together to provide a concrete Step No. 1 – if not Nos. 2 and 3 too – to finding a solution to the rift, as we also request all to acknowledge and accept Torah.
How can it be that there are Jews right here in Eretz Yisrael who know nothing about Torah and Judaism?!
They fired a rocket at Israel this morning. No one was hurt. But that doesn’t take away the terror;
Whatever awaits Israel in the coming week is irrelevant right now. Shabbat is coming.
Haven’t we all hated – been filled with sin’at chinam (baseless hatred) – long enough?