Respond to Ask the Rabbis

14:38 19 May
By Maxine Springer Have you read the latest Ask the Rabbis in our May/June issue? This time around, our rabbis sound off on how Jews should treat their Arab neighbors. As usual, we’ve asked rabbis from across the spectrum of Judaism, and their answers are

A Haredi Rabbi’s Rumination on Racism

12:52 27 July
Like many of his generation, Mr. Paskow harbored some deep, overt racial prejudices against what he referred to as shvartzes, Yiddish for “blacks.” It was 1969, and race riots in a number of cities provided the elderly shulgoer with ample fodder for his racial railings.