Category: Modern orthodox

Shabbos in Oakland

It took me about 4 minutes to fall in love with Beth Jacob. I found a siddur situated in the little holder in front of me, stretched out my legs to gage whether legroom was ample and gazed around and…

You know you’re modern orthodox if

Most people in the heimishe, yeshivish, black hat or Chassidish world don’t really know much of modern orthodoxy, many of them lump all modern orthodox people together, my friends wife thinks modern orthodox people celebrate Christmas, my cousins think they…

Kipah Sruga Burning in Bnei Brak

Thousands of Charedim gathered today to protest a new Hesder Yeshiva being build within the city limits of Bnei Brak. They burnt dumpsters filled with kipah srugas, colorful tichels, Rav Kook seforim and those artsy drawings of the ten sefirot…