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Posts Tagged: religious Jews

June 15, 2016 7:09 am

Leaving the Fold and Returning to It: Two Tales of Adjustment

I did something recently that I said I wasn't going to do anymore: I read an online essay by a woman who left the "ultra-Orthodox"...

January 29, 2016 5:46 am

Avoid the Zealots Who Have Dibs on ‘Orthodoxy’

There has been a lot of debate recently about what defines Modern Orthodoxy. The latest “term” is “Open Orthodoxy” as opposed to “Modern,” “Rational," “Halachic,"...

November 4, 2015 1:43 pm

Pew Study: US Religious Belief Down, Jewish Daily Prayer Up - While America has seen a decline in religious belief and behavior in the last seven years, the majority of Americans are still religious, according...

October 14, 2015 2:39 pm

Israeli-Arab Teens Tell Police They Were Targeting Kippah-Wearing Jews to Stab

Two Arab youths arrested Tuesday in Migdal HaEmek in northern Israel, when they were caught with a knife and pocket-knife, told police interrogators on Wednesday...

February 26, 2015 5:46 pm

New York Councilman Visiting Ramallah Refuses to Remove Kippah When Asked by US Consulate Security

David Greenfield, a religious Jewish New York City councilman, accused the US Consulate in Jerusalem of asking him to remove his kippah during a...

November 16, 2014 1:30 pm

What Does it Mean to be ‘Religious’?

My pet peeve as a proudly involved and committed Jew has to do with the word "religious." Some synonyms for the word include devout, pious,...

October 11, 2013 11:54 am

Rabbinic Violence

I can't even begin to express how embarrassed I am by the case currently getting massive exposure in the press and T.V. about a collection...

June 6, 2013 12:40 pm

Orthodox Female Israeli Kickboxing Champ Shares Her Unlikely Story (VIDEO)

The Muay Thai kickboxing world has an unlikely world champion in Sara Avraham, an Indian immigrant who lives in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat...

May 9, 2013 12:23 pm

The Difference between Orthodox Jews and Religious Jews?

As CEO of 5WPR, I am well versed in matters concerning brands and how media shapes perceptions.  On a professional and personal front,...

December 28, 2012 12:20 pm

What Does ‘Mildly Islamist’ Mean?

The Economist, amongst many others, loves to refer to Recep Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, and his Justice and Development Party, as "mildly Islamist". He...

December 17, 2012 8:46 am

Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Lamm and Joe Paterno

As CEO of 5WPR, a leading public relations firm and one whose children attend Jewish Modern Orthodox day schools I am cognizant and concerned over the repeated negative...

December 2, 2012 5:27 pm

Shame on ‘Religious Jews’ for Harrassing an Alleged Victim of Sexual Abuse

Every New York City tabloid newspaper this week is covering the repeated harassment by members of the Charedi Jewish community of a 17-year-old girl who...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Mulling Bid for Senate, Former Legendary Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling Cha...

A legendary baseball player mulling a run for the US Senate on the Republican ticket asked his interviewer on Friday why Jews...


IDF Coed Commandos Step Up Training for Potential ISIS Attack on Israel Fro...

The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...