Tag: halacha

Living the 9 days literally

For those of you who haven’t read the Year of Living Biblically I would recommend doing so, AJ Jacobs writes about the year where he decided to live biblically, if it weren’t so comical you may mistake it for the…

Is orthodox Judaism sexist?

Of course it’s sexist by today’s lackluster ethical morally depraved standards, we have dropped so far down the moral scale in the last 50 years that anything remotely reeking of religion is automatically shoved into the sexist closet. Ever since…

The halachavores dilemma

Written by G.A. originally posted on Dov Bear Some time ago, after making the mistake of peeking behind the white Styrofoam façade that shields us from the backstory of the animals we consume, I made the decision to limit my…

Hilchos Christmas

Similar to Yom Kippur, Christmas falls out on shabbos this year making for some complications, but many halachic authorities have come together to help us get through this very difficult  yuntiff. Hilchos Crotzmas is already available in select seforim stores…

The fine art of being a slut

The following was asked to be anonymous for obvious reasons: The Fine Art of Being a Slut: I don’t even remember the first time my mother told me to “save myself.”  It was something I heard throughout my formative years,…