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A More Pertinent Challenge to Anonymous Voices

We’ve just been through an extensive discussion about a single offhand remark, made privately to Rabbi Adlerstein, concerning a single comment on a single website, read uncharitably, from which we then extrapolate an entire...


A Response to Dr. Finkelman

Dear Reb Yoel, You should take great satisfaction in the discussion generated by your cogent and respectful submission. What ever else divides us, we both love Torah Judaism and the Jewish people. We both...

A Film Informs My Sh’ma

As a single young man in 1977, I once found myself in a science museum where I viewed a just released short film that – there’s really no other way to put it –...


Reacting to the Weberman Case

by Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz [Editor’s note: Presumably, CC readers are not interested in sitting in judgment about events they have neither the knowledge nor the authority to judge. Many of us, however, do need...


Metzitzah and the Halachic Process

by Rabbi Yerachmiel Seplowitz The Metzitzah controversy is nothing new. In the 1800’s, in Germany, the elements of Reform sought to ban circumcision entirely, attacking the “barbaric” practice of Metzitzah b’peh (MBP), where a...

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