Orthodoxy’s Infrastructure: A Product of Selfish Generosity

October 3, 2013, by

A community’s culture and infrastructure are, of course, correlated. The three most dominant influences shaping American Orthodox culture, and thereby the community’s infrastructure, are the Torah tradition, the community’s recognition of being a people in exile (Golus), and the American personality and ethic.

An Anonymous Struggle

October 2, 2013, by

The heartbreaking story of an anonymous woman’s struggle with a mystery disease and her desire to have another child.

Judaism in South Africa

September 16, 2013, by

Stephen Savitsky talks with Rabbi Warren Goldstein, chief rabbi of South Africa, about his thriving Jewish community and the unique challenges they face.

Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

August 30, 2013, by

The Jewish community is not immune to the various diet and health misconceptions, pressure to be thin, biological and environmental factors contribute to the rising numbers of eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Eating disorders affect the entire Jewish community, from the irreligious to the ultra-orthodox.

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