Our oral tradition is founded upon the Socratic method of “questions and answers” lobbied between study partners or chavrutot. On Seder night, questions are particularly pivotal; multiple irregularities are introduced into the Seder to prompt questions.
Born Aubrey Drake Graham in Toronto to a Black father and Jewish mother, Drake attended Jewish day school as a kid and had a bar mitzvah.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
Gold released seven albums, worked with homeless gay youth and worked to raise awareness about AIDS. While no longer Orthodox, he stayed connected to his Jewish identity.
Yang is perhaps the first in a crowded field of candidates to broach the yeshiva issue, which has embroiled the haredi Orthodox community since the administration of Mayor Bill De Blasio.
Organizations that oppose government scrutiny of secular education at the Jewish private schools were quick to praise Yang for his comments.
It seems the deal came to an end following clashes with Vizhnitz hassidim Thursday.
According to the Health Ministry, only Israeli citizens can get the vaccine.
Ultra-Orthodox rabbinic leadership calls for community to get COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.
It’s not the first time that advocates for a Hasidic Jew convicted of a crime have pointed out a defendant’s minimal secular education as part of a bid to reduce a prison sentence.