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Do We Believe That Children Are the Future? Institutional Alienation in Orthodox Judaism

Leead Staller | Posted 11.29.2015 | Religion
Leead Staller

In an age of unprecedented social media, it has become a familiar trope that man is ironically more isolated and disconnected from his neighbor than e...

Over 750 American Rabbis Call On Congress To Reject Flawed Iran Nuclear Deal

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Over 750 rabbis across every major denomination have signed a letter calling on Congress to reject the nuclear deal with Iran. In our open letter to ...

The Challenge Of Women Leadership In Orthodox Jewish Communities

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion
Leora Tanenbaum

In liberal Jewish synagogues across the country, women have achieved feminist success. But when you enter an Orthodox Jewish synagogue, you enter a gender time warp.

Sara Hurwitz's 'Rabba' Title Sparks Orthodox Jewish Condemnation

ReligionDispatches | Mark Dery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Just six weeks after Sara Hurwitz was granted the title of "rabba" -- a feminized version of "rabbi" -- that title is in jeopardy as Orthodox Jews con...