There are two ways to look at the controversy raging in the Orthodox world right now over a fledgling movement that calls itself “Open Orthodoxy.” One way is to put the controversy under a microscope and go through all of the arguments and name calling. I will do that, don’t worry....
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Typically an outspoken political activist, Rabbi Avi Weiss struggles for the right words when it comes to talking about Ground Zero.
"I can't go down to that place anymore," said Weiss, the spiritual leader of the Hebrew Institute in the Bronx, N.Y.
On that fateful Sept. 11, the...