Category Archives: Opinion

It's Ok, Relax, It Wasn't Racial!

A lot has happened in the last two weeks in Crown Heights. While many in the media and the world outside Crown Heights are shocked at the sudden and recent rise in “tension”, we all know it was neither sudden … Continue reading

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Some New Stuff About the R' Belsky Mishpacha Article.

I can’t commend VIN NEWS strongly enough. These guys continue to show why they are the best Jewish news website, dedicated to the ENTIRE Jewish community.  I was very touched by what they wrote. I disagree with them giving R’ Belsky praise … Continue reading

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The Haters Are Back.

I had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine last night. It was about the R’ Belsky “Chabad is a Cult” comments in the Mishpacha Magazine. My friend is what we in Lubavitch call “an anti”, or Anti-Meshichist, which … Continue reading

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Response to Rav Belsky's Mishpacha Magazine Attack on Chabad.

I really love this letter. I wish this person would not be afraid to say who they are, but regardless, it’s a great response. I really recommend people reading the entire thing, it’s very intelligent. I highlighted some parts. This … Continue reading

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How Dumb Dumb Didly Dumb Can Someone Be?

There are lots of individual thoughts floating around in my head and many have to do with today’s new Orthodox wing. We’ve really got to make up a good universally accepted term for them. There is already such a thing … Continue reading

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This Weeks Biggest Threat to Yiddishkeit? Pesach Hotels.

Jonathan Rosenblum wrote a piece that will be in the Mishpacha and can also be read here. It’s called “Five Star Pesach.” He talks about the lack of spirituality of a family spending pesach waited on hand and foot (as … Continue reading

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An Open Memo the Guys from A.K.A. Pella

My opinion on A.K.A. Pella has been very well documented. Go back and read if you will, but the short story is whether technically or not – it’s music. Digitize whatever you want, but if at the end of the … Continue reading

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