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​The Innovative End of Summer Bar Mitzvah

Rabbi Ephraim Epstein Those boys and girls who live in the Western Hemisphere and were unluckily born in the summer sure have it tough. Their birthdays are always when none of their friends are around. So some families make parties earlier, some make it later and some just give up celebrating. What about the Bar … Continue reading

Orthodox Rabbis Stand On Principle

Recently, an American Jewish clergyman officiated at a matrimonial ceremony that is incorrectly being reported by some in the media as “the first time that an ordained Orthodox Rabbi has officiated at a same-sex marriage in the United States.” We, as rabbis from a broad spectrum of the Orthodox community around the world, wish to … Continue reading