That’s what I find myself wondering more and more at the moment. Yesterday, a news story came to my attention that a bunch of Reform feminists, plus one apparently ‘modern orthodox’ feminist have decided to sue Ikea. What was the furniture store’s … [Continue reading] about Does ‘orthodox Jew’ ever really go together with ‘feminist’?
Yesterday, I went back to Hevron, to go and so some hitbodedut at the Mearat HaMachpela, the Tomb of the Patriarchs. So often, when I’m struggling with big decisions, big confusions, big inner turmoil, I’ve gone back to sit at a holy place – like … [Continue reading] about Doing it for God
School A had a problem with the girls in school using their phones too much, and probably surfing inappropriate content. School A was a ‘religious’ school, inasmuch as it wanted its students to keep Shabbat and kosher, and to believe in Hashem, and … [Continue reading] about A tale of two schools
A few years' back, on Emunaroma, I spent quite a while trying to bottom out whether yoga could really be 'kosher' for orthodox Jews. After a lot of digging around, the answer that crystallised was: No, absolutely not! Last week, a friend … [Continue reading] about Can yoga really be kosher? – Special Report
Every few weeks, I interview another talented orthodox Jewish author for Sasson's Jewish Book Review Podcast. These are the authors interviewed to date: (Click the name to go through to their Podcast): Yael Shahar - Author of Returning Esther … [Continue reading] about The Jewish Book Review Podcast: Interviews with Orthodox Jewish Authors