Monthly Archives: February 2015

Free-Range Sabras

Inspired by the recent ruckus in the United States over “free-range parenting” as opposed to “helicopter parenting” Jessica Steinberg of the Times of Israel has written an interesting – anecdotal – article describing the freedom given to Israeli children. Every … Continue reading

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Wanting Out

One of my earlier blogposts was entitled Aliya and Shaky Marriages, about the pitfalls of making aliya in the hope of saving a bad marriage. (Spoiler alert: it’s a bad idea). A recent decision by Judge Rivka Makayes of the … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand

Rabbi Jeremy Stern of the ORA organization takes a stand against Yechiel Friedman, a man refusing to give his wife a get for at least 18 years. For those of you unfamiliar with Jewish ritual, Rabbi Stern is refusing the … Continue reading

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