Rabbi Strauchler's Blog
Any medical information contained in this dvar torah is not intended as a substitute for informed medical advice, and you should not take any action before consulting with a healthcare...Read More
Tradition Magazine recently published an important issue dedicated to abuse in the Orthodox community....Read More
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KiddushFEST is a series of special kiddushes that are designed to call attention to a regular kiddush food by having a number of...Read More
Last week, I visited Munich and Berlin on the invitation of the German Foreign Office with Rabbinic colleagues and CIJA representatives.
On weeknights at shul, we have been studying the laws of brit milah (circumcision) between mincha and maariv. In discussing the customary meal after the brit, the Arukh Hashulchan (Yechiel Michel...Read More
Last Motzei Shabbat during a panel discussion; Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Rav Daniel Korobkin and I were asked about a recent survey of over 4,000 American Modern Orthodox Jews. Only 51% of respondents reported that they believe fully that Hashem is involved in day-to-day life. The question: "What...Read More
On Wednesday night, I participated in a panel discussion with Rabbi Yael Splansky of Holy Blossom and Rabbi Baruch Frydman Kohl of Beth Tzedec. The CJN's Yoni Goldstein served as moderator. Our...Read More
What is it to be righteous in an imperfect world?
Rashi famously addresses this question through the prism of Noach's character. The Torah says Noach ish tazadik tamim haya b'dorotav - Noach was a righteous man, pure in his generation. Rashi quotes two classic approaches to the...Read More