Tag: Modern orthodox

I have a dream

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for achdus in the history of our nation. Several years ago, some great Rabbis, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today,…

Dear people of Boro Park

Dear people of Boro Park – sent to me via email I’ll admit, growing up in a modern orthodox community, I’ve always thought of myself as a better than you, mostly because I felt that you looked down upon me…

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…

Out of town restaurant politics

I have lived and stayed in enough Jewish communities to understand that many places don’t have a kosher restaurant simply because of community politics. Community politics can get in the way of many things, but restaurants are usually a huge…

The Wedding Post

I will be backpacking in the Adirondacks the next 2 days, so go into my archives and read some of my oldies or check out my best of section, and I will be back with you on Tuesday sometime. I…