Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

The Balance Between TMI and Repression

  Before I became frum I didn’t really have a concept of boundaries between private and public information. After I started becoming involved in the Orthodox community, I picked up on the reality that some things were just, well, not discussed. I found this decrease of TMI in my life very refreshing, actually. Since the… Continue reading The Balance Between TMI and Repression

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: the Environmental Factor

Nope, not talking greenhouse gas emissions here.  This is more along the lines of the cultural environment we find ourselves living in. This post was inspired by Rebbetzin Heller’s (usually) weekly email to Neve alumni. This week’s letter was entitled “Upward from Depravity,”  referencing to this week’s parsha, where the Jews are living in Egyptian… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: the Environmental Factor