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Compartmentalization and Synthesis in Modern Orthodox Jewish Education

David Stein comments on the state of Modern Orthodox education.

A Modern Orthodox Hedgehog for a Postmodern World: Part 1

Gil Perl argues that Modern Orthodox currently lacks a “Hedgehog Concept,” namely something at their core that they passionately believe they do better than anyone else in the world. He argues that Or Goyim, as articulated by 19th century luminaries like Netziv and Hirsch, is the Hedgehog concept that can engage Modern Orthodox Youth in a postmodern world.

Jonah and the Varieties of Religious Motivation

David Bashevkin articulates a religious educator’s perspective on why people become religious

Will Day School Be Affordable Again?

Rafi Eis offers suggestions to solve the day school tuition crisis.

Putting Our Money Where Our Mouths Are

Rivka Press Schwartz contributes to the Lehrhaus Symposium on the recent OU statement regarding female clergy.

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein’s Novel Position on Women’s Talmud Study

The novelty of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's teachings on women's Talmud study... explained, by Shlomo Zuckier!
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Supporting Women’s Avodat Hashem Across the Lifespan: Reflections and Recommendations

Tova Warburg Sinensky offers a model for Modern Orthodox communities to help each of its members increase their Avodat Hashem.

Postmodern Orthodoxy: Giving Voice to a New Generation

Gil Perl draws from Rav Shagar to argue that "Postmodern Orthodoxy turns its gaze inward toward the conflicts raging within the individual as he or she seeks out meaning and strives for relevance.

To Lower Tuition Costs, Stop Donating to Schools and Start a Bank

Hillel David Rapp comments on the connection between Jewish philanthropy and day school tuition.

Celebrating Women’s Talmud and Acknowledging its Opponents

Rabbi Leonard Matanky reflects on Rabbi Saul Berman's account of the Rav's 1977 Stern College Talmud shiur and Orthodox Judaism's & slippery slope complex.