Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Hareidi Modesty Guidelines and Rabbinic Authority

Although no one knows yet exactly what the role of the new modesty beis din(court)will be, there has already been internet comment, both positive and negative, depending on ones's hashkafic(philosophical) inclinations. See here.

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Daas Torah and Secular Knowledge: Towards a Minimalistic View

I argue in favor of a more minimalistic view of daas Torah, insofar as the interface between Torah and secular knowledge impacts on the concept of daas Torah

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Voice from the Middle

A comment that caught my eye, contrasting the strengths and weaknesses of the Right and the Center of Orthodoxy. See here.

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Elements of the Daas Torah Concept

Some musings on the concept of Daas Torah

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

On Accuracy, Fairness and Precision

This post is based on my impressions which I have had for some time about Ynet, and is obviously, not an exhaustive study. As above, if someone wants to cite examples from Ynet, supporting or disagreeing with my view, I welcome that as well.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Letter Submitted to Mishpocha Magazine

My letter submitted to Mishpacha Magazine concerning an over the top critique of Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz's columns in the magazine.

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Chulent, The View from the Fringes, and Blogging

While we rightfully take satisfaction in the growth of Torah Judaism in America, we also need to face the problems and challenges which that very growth has brought I discuss an article titled "Hasidim on the Fringe", and the issue of support groups in the Frum world. See link.