Born and raised in a Hasidic home in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, MaNishtana speaks out against the racism and bigotry he experiences within his own Orthodox community.
As LGBTI people of faith, we share much in common. We live multiple identities that many think simply do not go together
In the course of the conversation with my neighbor, I mentioned events coming up in the next couple of weeks that I needed
In addition to Norris, someone calling themselves Ra Ha (actually name?) denies or is completely at a loss to comprehend
His evolution was an "incredibly spiritual and honest experience."
The American Jewish community is coming apart at the seams. Its vital center is collapsing, and the entire group is increasingly polarized by runaway growth at both extremes: religious fundamentalism on one end, secular non-belief on the other.
Children in their Sunday best were clutching on beautifully intertwined palm arrangements as they packed into the church compound that also includes the Ahliya School.
Israel is facing the same kind of struggle that many other countries have encountered -- between democracy and theocracy. Unfortunately, Israel has recently been headed in the wrong direction.
As part of our Deep Dive series on sex and religion, HuffPost Live peers into the sex lives of Orthodox Jews. From dispelling myths to unpacking what the Talmud says about pleasure and power, how does Orthodox Judaism affect one's sex life?