How do we teach faith and belief to our students and children, when so much of society is dismissive of faith and belief? Should intellectual acquiescence or intimate experience be our primary goal? W...Show More
It seems that a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 will be available as soon as next month. Yet many people are nervous about the vaccine, and suggested that they might not be interested in having it adminis...Show More
It's difficult to deny that the Trump administration was far more pro-Israel than its predecessor; for that reason, many Israelis and others who support Israel are very nervous about what to expect fr...Show More
Should rabbis express their opinion regarding the candidate they think is better? Should they articulate "the Torah's viewpoint" when it comes to elections? What dangers could potentially result from ...Show More
Many Jews have ambivalent feelings about Christian support for Israel. On the one hand, we’re thrilled to have friends and supporters; but on the other hand, at what cost? Is Christian Zionism a ploy ...Show More
How can it be that wide swaths of the religious Jewish world have become enamored with conspiracy theories, do-it-yourself research in matters of life and death, and even violence, when they don't lik...Show More
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Intimacy and sexual experiences are so closely connected with a person’s sense of identity, and so seldom discussed in many re...Show More
Rabbi Yakov Horowitz, Founding Dean of Yeshiva Darchei Noam of Monsey, is finding solutions to enable students to learn Gemara, and to enjoy it.
His talk with Scott Kahn included insights into soluti...Show More
"Everybody moved up. It was transformational for every single kid. Every single kid."
Orthodox education emphasizes Talmud. And too often, the main thing that students learn in Talmud class is how mu...Show More
"The answer is no and continues to be no."
Jodi Samuels says that people used to say, “When we grow up, we want to be like the Samuels”; until 2008, everything about her life seemed perfect. But in ...Show More