Orthodox Judaism

When the Orthodox World Mocks Women Who Wear Tefillin, We All Lose

When the Orthodox World Mocks Women Who Wear Tefillin, We All Lose
By March 28, 2014

Purim satires work best when they poke fun at the powerful, not the marginalized. Read More

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Young Orthodox Man Makes Queen’s Guardsman Laugh In Hilarious Video

Young Orthodox Man Makes Queen’s Guardsman Laugh In Hilarious Video
By March 12, 2014

“Until he was twenty, his mother always picked him up from school.” Read More

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Ultra Orthodox High School Boasts Full-Piece Marching Band

Ultra Orthodox High School Boasts Full-Piece Marching Band
By March 6, 2014

Available for all your Jewish partying needs. Read More

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It’s Hard to Be a Mensch at a Crowded Kosher Supermarket on Thursday Night

It’s Hard to Be a Mensch at a Crowded Kosher Supermarket on Thursday Night
By March 14, 2013

Shopping for Shabbos groceries in Crown Heights was where I learned how to really be a Hassid Read More

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The BallaBuster: A Jewish Childhood After Divorce

The BallaBuster: A Jewish Childhood After Divorce
By January 24, 2013

My parents’ divorce didn’t make me less religious, but I soon realized I had issues with Orthodoxy Read More

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Shul’s Out For Rosh Hashanah

Shul’s Out For Rosh Hashanah
By September 20, 2012

Why I skipped services this year, for the first time Read More

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What We Can Learn From the xoJane Article About Orthodox Judaism

What We Can Learn From the xoJane Article About Orthodox Judaism
By May 23, 2012

An article written by an Orthodox Jewish woman defending her lifestyle sparks comments more illuminating than the article itself Read More

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