Navigating fine line between Torah observance and Israeli military service, politics aside

October 31, 2019 by  
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This past week an organization called “Forum of Reserve Rabbis,” a group of rabbis who serve as reserve soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces, released a new 50-page booklet roughly titled in English, “And he was a holy apprentice: Modesty laws for soldiers.” Read more

Jewish labels are meaningless to anti-Semites

Israel’s Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau didn’t intend to say anything that would wound American Jews in the wake of the mass slaughter at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue…Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS. Read more

Breaking away

Ari Herschkowitz tells his story of breaking away from a strictly traditional ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in New York to the transition of finding support from groups such as Footsteps and Pathways. Read more

Rhetoric v Reality

June 2, 2013 by  
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No question that Yair Lapid was the outstanding success story of the Israeli elections held earlier this year…writes Dr Ron Weiser. Read more