Modern Orthodox

‘TO BE involved in the modern world, ipso facto means to live a life of constant compromising of Ort
On modern Orthodoxy

I have found that students are confused about Modern Orthodoxy and perceive it as some sort of ‘Diet Orthodoxy’.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
11/06/2020
Rabbi Norman Lamm
Rabbi Norman Lamm, longtime head of Yeshiva University, dies at 92

The noted Modern Orthodox rabbi, author and communal leader had just lost his wife to COVID-19 a month earlier.

By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
01/06/2020
Agunot and former agunot during Yad L’Isha’s  rst annual Eshet Hamidbar (Woman of the Desert) 22-kil
300 Israeli women march for 24 hours in support of agunot

The walk even included a discussion circle with agunot and Ohr Torah Stone’s Yad La’isha staff of rabbinical court advocates, lawyers and social workers, with the purpose of raising funds for Ohr Torah Stone's Yad La'isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline.

By HANNAH HEPNER
24/02/2020
‘TO CALL Rashi or Maimonides “Orthodox” would be an anachronism.’
A thought on the emergence of modern Orthodoxy

“Observance of the Sabbath gradually was abandoned in the larger cities and increasingly in the small towns as well

By AHARON WEXLER
20/02/2020
JOURNEY TO OPEN ORTHODOXY By Rabbi Avraham “Avi” Weiss Urim Publications 613 pages; $29.95
Book review: Open Orthodoxy founder tells story

Rabbi Avi Weiss takes the reader on his evolving journey

When US Orthodoxy leaned right
Haredi-Modern Orthodox tug-of-war in 20th century US

In the years following World War II, approximately 140,000 Jewish refugees arrived in the United States, many of whom were Orthodox, and belonged to various hassidic groups.

Michelle Cohen Farber's Daf Yomi women group studying Talmud in Ran'ana.
10 years after beginning of 1st Orthodox rabbinical school for women

“I never thought being a rabbi was an option,” Hurwitz said. “It just wasn’t imaginable.”

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
18/12/2019
Chicken
Someone appears to have put dead chickens in a Jewish grave in Connecticut

Police are investigating the incident and said it appears someone dug it up by hand several days ago.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
08/11/2019
Mayim Bialik embraces modest fashion line
Mayim Bialik embraces modest fashion line in Bet Shemesh

“I have decided that my sexual self is best reserved for private situations with those I am most intimate with,” she said in 2017. “I dress modestly."

"Shofar in the Park," an initiave from Ohr Torah Stone "Yachad" progam, Tzohar Rabbinical Organizati
Shofar to come to hundreds of parks throughout Israel

"Shofar in the Park" will bring the spirit of the festival to more than 200 parks, central squares, community centers and public spaces throughout Israel.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
05/09/2018
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