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The realignment of American Orthodox Judaism

Hmmm…provocative ideas. On his blog, Alan Brill writes:


At a recent conference, a speaker noted as a forgone conclusion that Chabad was the only force shaping the last decade of American Jewry. 527 more words

Modern Orthodoxy

What does your offering look like to God?

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Inside the kitchen, I had stood over the cutting board slicing up some carrots. After noticing  that the first carrot was split, and  tossing it into the garbage, the second one had bumps all over it,  I started to cut it up, but changed my mind, Who wants to eat something that has bumps all over it  but, yet when it comes to our offering, that is what we give… 381 more words



A supposedly ultra-orthodox Jewish group protesting against gay people – turns out to be Mexican day laborers, dressed in Orthodox Jewish costumes, paid for by a single ultra-orthodox Jewish person. 31 more words

Haredi Judaism

Meet Israel's Religious Extremists

Meet Israel’s xenophobic, gentile hating Ultra-Orthodox community also known as Heradi. Half of these men don’t work and are subsidized by the Israeli government. They also don’t have to serve in the Israeli Defense Force like every other Israeli does. 120 more words

Ex-NYPD Officer Michael Setiawan Arrested for Spraying Vulgar Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police officer was arrested on charges he spray-painted anti-Semitic profanities on cars and buildings in a mostly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood — including the front doors of a religious elementary school. 507 more words

U.S. News

Israel’s minority parties targeted by new restrictions

Israel’s minority parties targeted by new restrictions


Saudi Gazette Sunday March 16, 2014

Israel this week adopted another law intended to further isolate ultra-Orthodox Jews and non-Jews from representation in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and Arabs reacted predictably with all-or-nothing rejection. 899 more words

Middle East Topics

The Religious Fanatics of Cults and Propaganda (Or: How Judasim is being destroyed)

On Sunday March 9, a massive protest was held in the middle of Wall Street to protest the IDF (Army) draft taking place 5,000 miles away. 1,391 more words