Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 2/8

Long Island Girl Hoping To Take Ping Pong Talents To Olympics – 2014 All Star, 14-year-old Estee Ackerman is competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic ping pong team in North Carolina this week Trashed Engagement Ring Found After Frantic Hunt – After losing an expensive engagement band in a trash bag, the dump returned the garbage to the […]

The Forward’s Screed On Rabbinic Court, We Respond

Last week the Forward published this first person article where a secular Jewish man described his Jewish divorce in a rabbinic court. It was seething with such palpable hatred of Orthodox Jews and Orthodox Judaism that I read it on edge, waiting for the big reveal – for the grave offense that the beis din (rabbinic […]

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