As though there were no successful non observant Holocaust victims that have moved on with their lives and have done well. They may not realize how it actually affects that other person. I agree that there are many serious challenges today and our system can always be improved, but I take strong issue with a lot of R' Wallerstein said, with all due respect to him. Is there a cancer growing in the hips and buttocks? It presents challenges to all of us. Who died and left you boss? The sages of the Mishna, Gemara, the Gedolei Rishonim and Achronim were all held in high esteem because of the information they mastered and not because of the effort they exerted. For all the negative sentiments he may hear from youth, a solid majority of boys and girls in our yeshivos and Bais Yaakovs are doing very well overall in the context of the massive nisayonos they face - learning and doing mitzvos with some degree of passion.
Rabbi Wallerstein addressed the comments and reactions of bochurim in the mainstream yeshiva system as being unable to describe Yiddishkeit as beautiful. If he moves, it will affect which Bais Medrash will accept him- according to him. Rotzy Schwartz, Administrative Coordinator at Ohr Naava, coordinates all logistical and technical aspects of Ohr Naava undertakings. Survivors that have not done well are comprised of both observant and non observant Jews. Among my early influences were two pioneers of American Elementary Torah Chinuch, Rabbis Shmuel Kaufman and Yaakov Levi. He hates the morning seder and was spending the bulk shmoozing a corner with friends.
It is akin to a factory churning out a product-this is our standard, meet it or leave. V'lo am ha'aretz chasid Furthermore he is not saying any chidushim. Also featured in the video is Baruch Goldstein. Intellectual knowledge allows us to understand what we are choosing on faith. Exactly what the Rav is speaking about. What is Torah on one foot, according to Hillel? If you want to believe the worst, you're free to do so, but that doesn't make it reality.
It allows us to internalize. Yet, after all that, we keep on hearing the same things: Too rigid, too intense, too dry, etc. He wrong when he claims that Yiddeshkeit is all about effort and not results. They can't relate to how amazing an accomplishment it is to take action,despite the Nisayanos. Please seek professional guidance in the future before attempting to address this population. Visit the public high schools in New York's 5 boros. She feels it is an honor and a privilege to work for Ohr Naava and sees this new position as an amazing melding of all her previous work experiences and talents.
Inflated test grades, or no conventional test grades, etc. Why is Daf Yomi not more animated? Many programs exist for talmidim who are not academically inclined. Rabbi Wallerstein is a genius and deserves every ounce of respect ans attention. Today, Rabbi Wallerstein has become an internationally sought-after speaker, traveling the world and inspiring men and women from all walks of life. Where is this passion as described in Mit-Seichel's comments? But to say that his insensitive words made so angrily in public did not or could not negatively impact someone like that is to not understand the severity of their pain and risk contributing to their demise!.
I was not there but heard about it from another parent and I'm surprised that nobody got up and walked out. The three parts that women make sins with men — the breast, the womb and the head — cancer goes over there. If they don't feel the beauty and joy, then it's easy to just walk away. Again, we should certainly try to inculcate the beauty of Yiddishkeit, but must at the same time recognize that the yetzer hora blocks most of us from always, or even usually, seeing it just from that angle. For far longer than Apple has been in existence, there has been a hugh disconnect between the Learning the intellectual pursuit and the emotional connection, i.
We need a mix of ideas to overcome these challenges not one man screaming all the answers. There are schools who do all types of things that are mentioned, with virtually no competition, very lax rules, etc. For all the negative sentiments he may hear from youth, a solid majority of boys and girls in our yeshivos and Bais Yaakovs are doing very well overall in the context of the massive nisayonos they face - learning and doing mitzvos with some degree of passion. But I do think what he saying is true but I feel it's in the more modern yeshivas. . In short they stopped pointing fingers and moved on with their lives.
The influence is not to be underestimated! I have heard many shiurim in past years- in high school, in sem, in college etc…But I have never enjoyed a shiur like i do when i listen to Rabbi Walerstein!! While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason. Questions should be directed to RabbiSkobac JewsForJudaism. But I do think what he saying is true but I feel it's in the more modern yeshivas. One who cannot master information taught, remains an Am Ha'aretz even if he exerts effort. They hold Shabbat services and wear Jewish skullcaps and prayer shawls to create the impression that a Jew can become a Christian and still maintain their Jewish identity. His website is called Divine Information, clearly a sign that his is the word of God, and he purports to merge and make sense of the Torah and science and many other things besides. Children learn by waching and what their watching ain't too pretty.
The signature of Ohr Naava is to provide a multitude of programs, absolutely free of charge, for women wishing to make the time to grow, change and further their Torah knowledge. Can you provide a source please? Yes we have a lot of good things that we are doing. This is where Rabbi Wallerstein went seriously wrong in my view. The obvious solution was to address the rebbe of the morning seder but he yeshiva would not think of hiring anyone else to give over the morning shiur as this rebbe is one of their best-just not appealing in personality to my son and his friends. They often celebrate Jewish holidays with a Christian interpretation.