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I'm an Orthodox Jew and social scientist: Why we are going Republican

I'm an Orthodox Jew and social scientist: Why we are going Republican

Here are 3 forces that pushed my community toward the Republican Party. Hannah Lebovits, 05/02/2020 08:15
Survey reveals attitudes among US Modern Orthodox Jews

Survey reveals attitudes among US Modern Orthodox Jews

Survey reveals US Modern Orthodox Jews 'overwhelmingly supportive and loving of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 04/02/2020 22:32
Modern Orthodoxy's defining moment

Modern Orthodoxy's defining moment

Perhaps we need not be troubled by blurred contours of Modern Orthodoxy, for there never was a “pure” form of Modern Orthodoxy that has lost its way; but we need to be concerned about by religious decline in some of its sectors.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 10/12/2019 07:08
Pluralism: The misuse of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik

Pluralism: The misuse of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik

When R. Soloveitchik uses that concept he means cognitive pluralism, not religious or moral pluralism. A pluralistic approach to the Halakha is as absurd as a pluralistic approach to ordinary logic.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 24/01/2019 07:41
'Raise up many disciples': Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

'Raise up many disciples': Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik

Remembering Rabbi Joseph Ber Soloveitchik, whose students ran the gamut of Orthodox Jewry, and whose 25th yahrzeit is this Tuesday, 18 Nisan. A fascinating and enlightening memoir of a Torah luminary and intellectual genius.Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 02/04/2018 15:19
The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

The rightward Modern Orthodox trend fiction

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 31/01/2018 19:32
The Nishma Research Profile of US Modern Orthodox Jews - a surprise?

The Nishma Research Profile of US Modern Orthodox Jews - a surprise?

Surprise or no surprise? Depends.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 30/09/2017 21:06
Bialik: Tough to be Shomer Shabbat in Hollywood

Bialik: Tough to be Shomer Shabbat in Hollywood

Hollywood actress reveals what its like to be an Orthodox Jew in the decidedly irreligious television and movie industry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2016 11:46
Middle America Orthodox: Beth Israel in Omaha

Middle America Orthodox: Beth Israel in Omaha

Take a map of North America, find the precise center, and you'll find the physical center of Orthodox Judaism in the United States...Hillel Fendel, 17/03/2016 22:20
Record Number of Rabbis Graduate from YU

Record Number of Rabbis Graduate from YU

Dean of US Modern Orthodoxy's flagship rabbinical seminary explains how his boys are bucking the trend of US assimilation rates.Ari Soffer, 19/03/2014 14:56