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Hi JITC- People are having a hard time being decent to people they disagree with these days. How does the Torah say we’re supposed to treat our enemy? Thanks, Michelle Dear Michelle- I don’t always have the full context of a reader’s question and am sometimes left to infer some […]
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Elisheva Liss, is a licensed psychotherapist whose training is in marriage and family therapy. You can find her writing andhttps://www.elishevaliss.com The post A Conversation On Orthodox Jewish Marriage And Intimacy With LMFT Elisheva Liss appeared first on Jew In The City.
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Dear Jew in the City- Does Judaism believe that marriages should have romance? Thank you, Olivia Dear Olivia- My wife and I have a friend we’ve known for about three decades. While she’s now the wife of a well-known local rabbi, we met her as a college student going through […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Does Orthodox Judaism believe that marriages should have romance? Thank you, Olivia Dear Olivia- My wife and I have a friend we’ve known for about three decades. While she’s now the wife of a well-known local rabbi, we met her as a college student going […]
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Dear Jew in the City- Judaism requires children to have certain obligations towards their parents with honoring one’s mother and father. Do parents have any obligations to their children? Thanks, RR Dear RR- Thanks very much for your question. While it seems rather straightforward, I suspect from your juxtaposition to […]
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Dear Jew in the City- How do you balance Kibud Av v’Em when you’ve chosen a different path within Judaism than your family? Sincerely, B.T. Dear B.T.- No joke, this is literally the first “Ask Rabbi Jack” question I ever received, though I received it from the parent. Decades ago, […]
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Over the last few years, there have been a number of high profile agunah cases in the media. While there is a certain shame in having the world know about your problems, there is also an added motivation to fix them. And fixing problems is the Jewish way. As more […]
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In honor of the Three Weeks and to combat the rise in antisemitism, we launched a project called “Meet A Jew From a Different Background Than You.” The best way to remedy the cause of our exile, sin’as chinam (baseless hatred), is by reaching for its opposing force – love […]
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From the Start, There Were Ground Rules Before their wedding, Modern Orthodox Jews Shanee Markovitz and Nathaniel Kay celebrated the signing of a religious prenuptial agreement. “I’m very interested in the law and in social justice, so it hit all the right spots for me,” Ms. Markovitz said. She later […]
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The Orthodox Jewish community has been getting enormous negative press over the last several years, especially the segment known as the Haredi or the Hasidim. They have been vilified in every way imaginable way by the media, and negatively stereotyped. I cannot imagine the burden such a group has to […]
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