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Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer

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1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

Signatures cannot override Torah prohibitions and in any event, 1600 out of 70,000 students and alumni is not an impressive result. Op-ed.

1600 signatures do not kosher YU Pride Alliance

Omicron measures, a test of rationality

The govermental reactions to the Omicron variant are a 'nisayon haseikhel' - a test of rationality. We need much more information. Op-ed.

Omicron measures, a test of rationality

Parshat Pinchas – The children of Korach, Datan and Aviram

Imagine the examples set at home for the children of Korach and for the children of Datan and Aviram.

Parshat Pinchas – The children of Korach, Datan and Aviram

Modern Orthodoxy in Israel and female clergy-crossing the line

There are clear halakhic decisions against women serving as congregational rabbis. In the case described below, that has been ignored.

Israeli Modern Orthodoxy and female clergy-crossing the line

The Supreme Court Conversion Ruling is something no Orthodox Rabbi can support

Throwing sacred and weighty standards out the window in pursuit of comfort and inclusiveness does not work when it comes to Torah. Opinion.

No Orthodox Rabbi can support the Supreme Ct Conversion Ruling

A deeper understanding of Parashat Mishpatim

There is a pattern to the way the many commandments in this parasha are brought. The very order is telling us something.

A deeper understanding of Parashat Mishpatim

We pray for the President, whether we like him or not

Not saying the Prayer for the Government's Welfare due to rejecting a specific president shows ignorance of what the prayer means. Opinion.

We pray for the President, whether we like him or not