Women and Tefillin: Breached BoundariesWomen, on the other hand, are not required to lay tefillin, and they therefore should not do so, lest they be subject to a compromised state of bodily or mental purity while wearing tefillin.
The Rabbi Avi Weiss Issue:Defending the Chief RabbinateRabbi Weiss may be qualified to attest to Jewish status, but one must also appreciate the justified apprehension of the Rabbinate regarding Open Orthodoxy’s fidelity to Orthodox norms and positions relating to more complex issues of halakhic lineage.
Rejoinder To Rabbi Avi Weiss:Retain Halakhic Standards Defending Halakhic standards in Israel: A rejoinder to Rabbi Avi Weiss of Riverdale, who penned an article against the Israeli Chief Rabbinate's authority and called for Reform and Conservative conversions to be allowed in Israel.
Non-Orthodox Orthodoxy: Playing With FireHalakhic conversions, marriage and divorce are one of the most positive aspects of Israel's Rabbinate and change will destroy the Jewish people from within. An opinion opposed by Yair Lapid's party.
Shoftim: All the King's HorsesWhy does the Torah first present the prohibitions relating to horses, wives, silver and gold, and only then present the requirement for the King to write a Sefer Torah and keep it with him?
The Case Against "Open Orthodoxy"Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School (YCT) is a "Modern Open Orthodox" yeshiva founded in 1999 by Rabbi Avi Weiss in Riverdale, NY. It is vehemently opposed by mainstream Orthodoxy. A7 brings you the reasons for this here.
Openness versus HeresyThe Rambam's 13 Principles of Faith include believing that the Torah was God's creation.