Author: Avrohom Gordimer

Rabbi Farber: Rabbi Lau is on the Mark

Rabbi Seth Farber, director of the ITIM organization, has been an outspoken, long-term critic of the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. Please click here to read my response to Rabbi Farber’s new critique of Rabbi David...

Recent Times of Israel Articles

Here are links to a few recent articles I posted on the Times of Israel blog, in case they might be of interest: Dr. Friedman, Please Don’t Try to Silence the Rabbis or Anyone...

Three Recent Articles

Here are three recent articles, which may be of interest: Rabbi Leiter: The Facts Speak for Themselves Unraveling the Mystery of the Ma’aravis Yorkers – But Are They Kosher?  (The original print version is...

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Moving to “the Right”

The recent Hamodia article about young people who grew up as Modern Orthodox (or, to be more precise, who grew up primarily as “MO Lite”) is very worthwhile reading. It should compel Modern Orthodox...

A Few New Articles

Here are a few new articles of mine that were were recently posted, respectively, on Times of Israel and Arutz Sheva: Ethiopians and Wine: Not so Fast, Rabbi Cardozo Rabbis Weiss’and Angel’s accusations against...

Several New Articles

Here are some new articles of mine that were posted in various publications over the past several weeks: In Siding With Masterpiece Cakeshop, The OU Made the Correct Choice Appreciation and Ironing Things Out...

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Is Rabbi Riskin Ordaining Female Rabbis?

(This article originally appeared in the Jewish Press.) Last Wednesday, May 16, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin conferred the titles of “Morot Hora’ah U’Manhigot Ruchaniyot” – “Halachic Authorities and Spiritual Leaders” – upon three women, who...

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