Tag: off the derech
How To Not Keep Jews Orthodox
My response to Eli Finks recent series of posts about keeping Jews orthodox, and my view on what truly drives people to become and stay religious. #longread
When Orthodox Jews Do Bad Things
For years, it was impossible for me to understand the people that were bitter about the orthodox Jews that do bad things. Then I moved to New York.
A Message To Baal Teshuvas Upset With The Off The Derech Memoir Trend
Memoirs. New York Times articles. Dr. Phil. It seems like the “off the derech” story is being told everywhere. But what about the baal teshuva one?
When Activism Makes You Weak
How we define our identity can totally change the power we have over our lives. In this post I identify where real power comes from and why.
A Thought On Abuse In The Jewish Community
Another article has been published about abuse in the Jewish community. This was my reaction.
Allowing Jews (And Ourselves) To Question
The only way to help a Jew who is questioning his Judaism is to allow him to question.