Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

A Review of Circle, Arrow, Spiral: Exploring Gender in Judaism

Gender can be a very hot-button topic (ahem, understatement).  So can Religion.  It’s not surprising that discussions of gender roles in Judaism can get very heated.  I’ve watched op-eds fly across the interwebs, but with a certain amount of detachment. Gender issues aren’t anything that I get particularly worked up about.  When I became Orthodox, I… Continue reading A Review of Circle, Arrow, Spiral: Exploring Gender in Judaism

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

In Defense of Pop Chassid

I’ve been following Pop Chassid’s blog for a little while now.  I enjoy and respect his perspectives on Judaism, and life, and admire his bravery for tackling topics that are, shall we say, on the unpopular side. I don’t like conflict.  I don’t like being yelled at online by people I don’t even know.  So,… Continue reading In Defense of Pop Chassid