Letters

Remembering Rabbi Goldstein

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I read your article about Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein (“The Pioneering Rabbi,” fall 2013), whom I remember from my childhood. When the Nazis invaded Belgium on May 10, 1940, my family was fortunate to… Read more

Why Fault Parents?

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At first glance, I was pleased to see an article by Rabbi Lawrence Kelemen entitled “Why Are So Many Kids Off the Derech?” (summer 2013). An examination of possible risk factors is always important so… Read more

Talking about Sexuality

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As a clinical psychologist who has done research on sexual attitudes in the frum community, I applaud Dr. Yocheved Debow’s persuasive and courageous call to action (“Why We Need to Talk to our… Read more

Resources for Grief

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Resources for Grief In “A Loss Worthy of Grief” (fall 2013), Rabbi Yamin Levy poignantly expresses his experience with infant loss many years ago. I would like to mention an invaluable resource that… Read more

Materialism Not to Blame

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Materialism Not to Blame Thank you for addressing the topic of materialism, which plagues our communities (“Impoverished by Wealth,” by Rabbi Avraham Edelstein, summer 2013). However, I want to point… Read more

More on Kosher Comedy

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“Kosher Comedy: The Rise of the Orthodox Comic” by Steve Lipman (summer 2011) was an interesting article, but it left out the frum female comediennes out there, most of whom perform exclusively for… Read more

Steve Lipman Responds

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Although there are some Orthodox women doing stand-up comedy, my article concentrated on those doing it as a profession, in the United States or in Israel, before primarily English-speaking audiences.… Read more

Reporting a Molester

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Respectfully, Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer’s summary of Rav Elyashiv’s ruling on reporting a child abuser to secular authorities seems to confuse salient points (“Discovering Rav Elyashiv,” summer… Read more