Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Woman of the Wall Dilemma-JVO Question

Wouldn’t the Jewish people and Israel be better served to solve the Woman of the Wall dilemma quietly through political and legal channels? Israel is a democratic country where citizens can make change with their vote for political parties that … Continue reading

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What’s So Bad About Leprosy?-Parshat Beaalotecha 2013

I like Amanda Bynes, as much as anyone can take sides on who are the good guys and bad guys of Hollywood.  It’s why watching her slide has been more upsetting than let’s say Lindsey Lohan, although that’s tragic too. … Continue reading

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Mom wants her daughter sleeping around?

I’m not sure what woman would openly admit that she wants her teenage daughter having sex with her boyfriend after three months, much less so bothered by it that she has to write some newspaper therapist. I remember back in the … Continue reading

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Instant Karma-Behar/Behokutai 2013

I usually don’t think of rabbis making threats, but one statement in the Mishnah in Avot has become one for me: Ribbi Nehunia ben Hakana says anyone who takes up the mantle of Torah the responsibilities of the world are … Continue reading

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Rough Sex?!?!?-A JVO Question

I have a question concerning sexuality : my wife likes harder sex and other things like that from time to time (but nothing extreme). What to do? There’s very few things that the Torah (Five Books of Moses that is) … Continue reading

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