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How can you honestly claim that Orthodox Judaism has any respect for women, with all the religious manipulation on the part of men that keeps them content as second-class citizens within a third-world mentality?
I'm not sure what exposure you have had to observant Jews, but judging by your question, it seems to have been from a distance...
The Dangers of Orthodoxy
Besides the problem with the idea of labels in general, and the inappropriateness of the term "Orthodoxy" to a lifestyle that is itself a growth form, I have a very serious issue with the personal limits the term creates...
If Tevye’s Judaism is anything to go by, don’t you think it’s time for an updated version?
Question: I am now returning to a life of Torah and have been given different answers to whether or not observant Jews watch movies. Is there a reason not to, and if so, should I quit going to the theater or even watching movies at home? Response: I under...
It is complacency, not questions, that pose a threat to Judaism. Questions propel us out of the lethargy of our comfort zones to dig deeper and discover the greater truths hidden within our eternal Torah.
What's really wrong with orthodoxy?
I like Shabbat. I like Torah, especially the Kabbalah stuff and Chassidic stories. I feel a strong attachment to the Jewish people. But I'm a non-conformist at heart -- I just can't see myself following all those regulations
I have nothing against religion, but could it be that religious Judaism is a cult? I bumped into an old classmate who has become totally religious. After speaking to her, I felt that she is brainwashed . . .
What It's All About
The innovations and increase in Torah study of recent generations connects to and is emphasized more in relation to women...
It’s got to be one of the toughest marketing problems of all time: selling Orthodox Judaism. You’ve got all this long black stuff. And then there are the hats . . .
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