Monthly Archives: October 2013

Slutty Halloween

The current push on college campuses, that I’ve really only seen hardcore this year, to  focus on costumes based on ethnic and racial stereotypes puzzled me.  Was this really this explosive awaking to cultural sensitivity?  I know college campuses in … Continue reading

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Respecting Women-Parshat Hayei Sarah 2013

I thought we’d moved past cat calls on college campuses. What we learn from our foremothers on respecting women. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz

An open letter published in Yated Neeman about Open Orthodoxy Continue reading

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The Myth of Jewish Christianity

A correction of the misconception that a Jew can believe in the Immaculate Conception. Why the term “Jewish believer in Jesus” is a misnomer.
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The Value of Human Life-Parshat Vaera 2013

The value of life and correcting a fundamental philosophical mistake. Continue reading

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Pew Polls and Missed Messages

The message the non-Orthodox missed from the Pew survey on Jewish identity Continue reading

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The Shin Jin Ryu of Rabbis-Parshat Lech Lcha 2013

My belated tribute to Rav Ovadia Yosef and hope for the future rabbinic leadership. Continue reading

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Resurrection-A JVO Question

A brief (yes brief) explanation of the Jewish concept of the Resurrection. Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly, Check Your Facts!

Killing Jesus: did Bill O’Reilly commit historicide? Continue reading

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Noah and Animal Rights

Some people might think, and rightly so, that I’d have to be out of my mind to take issue with veganism.  After all, isn’t animal rights a Jewish value?  Who in their right mind could even think of criticizing someone … Continue reading

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