EXPLORE. CONNECT. FLOURISH.

Communal growth

Dear Jew in the City- Is secular education allowed in Torah institutions? Do parents have any responsibility according to Judaism to give their children the knowledge to be able to make a living and get around in the world? Thank you, Rebecca Dear Rebecca- Thanks for your question. I think […]
read more
Dear Jew in the City- Is secular education permitted according to Jewish law? Do parents have any responsibility according to Judaism to give their children the knowledge to be able to make a living and get around in the world? Thank you, Rebecca Dear Rebecca- Thanks for your question. I […]
read more
Last week, I read about how US Gymnastics is getting a major overhaul in safety. Five years since it came out that pedophile Larry Nasser abused many of their star athletes for decades, the organization is under intense pressure to create a serious cultural shift and prove that it can build […]
read more
Dear Jew in the City- You recently wrote about keeping a clean house. What does the Torah have to say about littering? Thanks, Michael Dear Michael – The Talmudic tractate of Baba Basra addresses the responsibilities that neighbors have towards one another and a lot of these have to do […]
read more
As we enter the month of Nisan – the month of Passover freedom – numerous Orthodox Jewish women are relishing in this joy as something historic has occurred over these last two weeks. While social media often gets a bad rap for trapping people in a world of their phones […]
read more
I didn’t know any Orthodox Jews growing up, but I hated them. I heard bad things about them from my father and friends, watched the news, and consumed media. I’d see them when my family took trips to New York City and felt both ashamed by them and sad for […]
read more