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Rabbi Nissim Karelitz ZTL: A Torah Giant Laid to Rest

Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, Shlita

While we were yet celebrating the final leg of the Jewish high holidays in America, Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef (Nissim) Karelitz was being laid to rest in Jerusalem. The nephew of the Chazon Ish, Rabbi Karelitz was chairman of the Beit Din Tzedek of Bnei Brak, and one of the leading rabbis of Lithuanian Jewry. Born …

Orthodox celebrities

Mayim Bialik Blamed for Blaming the Victim

Mayim Bialik in a modest outfit

With all the talk about Harvey Weinstein, all the female celebrities are weighing in. Mayim Bialik talked about how dressing modestly protected her from predators like Weinstein. Alas, her words were taken out of context and she is being criticized for blaming the victim. This article in the Forward by an Orthodox Jewish journalist, still …