Rabbi Avraham Gordimer

A New Kind of Leadership

G-d's appearance in the world changes. How is it manifested today?, 12/19/2013, 11:46 AM

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., 11/7/2013, 8:24 AM

Lessons from Avimelech

Yitschak continues Avraham's mission., 10/31/2013, 8:05 AM

Non-Orthodox Orthodoxy: Playing With Fire

Halakhic 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., 10/29/2013, 8:00 AM

The Open Orthodox Race to the Edge and Beyond

When will it stop? There are serious flaws in Open Orthodoxy that are incompatible with basics of Torah-true Judaism., 10/3/2013, 12:31 PM

Entering the Sukkah, the Inner Sanctum

There is a powerful message in the order in which the two mitzvot of Sukkot appear in the Torah., 9/17/2013, 10:14 PM

Ki Teitse: Metaphysical Undercurrents

There are two levels to the meaning of many of the commandments., 8/15/2013, 6:55 PM

Shoftim: All the King's Horses

Why 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?, 8/7/2013, 10:06 PM

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., 7/30/2013, 6:21 PM

Openness versus Heresy

The Rambam's 13 Principles of Faith include believing that the Torah was God's creation., 7/18/2013, 11:25 PM

Ordaining Women: The Role of Mesorah

Why the RCA's assertion that ordaining women is a "violaton of our mesorah (tradition)" is a valid objection, actually an axiomatic one., 6/16/2013, 10:53 AM