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The campus is, in some ways, a microcosm of what’s going on in the larger society.
If teshuvah is an act of self-creation, what makes it so hard and difficult to sustain? So much of life is out of our control; shouldn’t our sense of self be more responsive to our direction and aspirations?
CHALLENGES TO EMUNAH I read your special section on belief (“The State of Orthodox Belief,” summer 2019) with great interest. May I suggest the following two aids for improving emunah: Say Tehillim in English (or in whatever language is your first language) and append to the daily prayers a...
At the American Jewish Press Association 2019 Conference, held this past June in St. Louis, Jewish Action, the magazine of the Orthodox Union, won two Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism for work that appeared in 2018. “A Chaplain’s Tale During the Korean War,” by Ruchama Feuerman...
Jewish Action's special section on Orthodox singles and dating
How can we bring G-d into the classroom, into our homes, and most importantly, into our children’s hearts and minds?
Why Genetic Counseling Is Important I am writing in response to your article “Direct-to-Consumer DNA Testing: What Does Halachah Say?” (spring 2019). As a genetic counselor who has dedicated her career to helping the Jewish community navigate genetic health issues, I could not be more pleased with how supportive...
How do we keep our Shabbat tables lively, engaging, and a centerpiece of the week? We asked a diverse group of people to share their thoughts.
Without a prenup, how is a rabbi supposed to help?! How can I approach a husband—who probably doesn’t want to hear from a rabbi at this juncture—and ask him to give a get without the backing of a prenup?