Jewish Journal

  • The Blessing of Losing

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    June 5, 2012 | 1:13 am

    The final score was 5-3. Our eleven year old son and his teammates had just lost their little league championship game. Over the pizza of consolation, Coach Jeff congratulated his players on a great season. And then he offered them a gem - a word that I hope that my son and all his... read on

  • Learning from Hillel and Shami

    By Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    June 2, 2012 | 10:05 pm

    A Brooklyn based newspaper, Yated Ne’eman, has recently tried to cast more inclusive sections of Orthodoxy in a negative light.  Instead of understanding Rabbi Zev Farber’s recent Morethodoxy post about the cultural place of women in shul as a tension between two competing... read on