Category: Chassidus

Turning Them On!

Recently, there has been much attention, debate and concern regarding the yeshiva dropout problem. Yeshivas are beginning to take notice that some of their students are slipping through the cracks and are unfortunately falling by the wayside. These problems hit…

An Inch, A Snip And A Shtreimel

A few weeks back I attended a highly advertised lecture, aimed at the women of the Five Towns that dealt with the topic of tznius. What intrigued me about this particular event was that it reminded me of the feeling…

Litvaks and Galitzyaners

Bernard Wasserstein’s On the Eve: The Jews of Europe Before the Second World War tells the story of interwar European Jewry, the rapid decline from tradition following World War I. In the process, Wasserstein describes the many kinds of Jews of the…