Eli Spitzer
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Eli Spitzer

Eli Spitzer is a Mosaic columnist and the headmaster of a Hasidic boys’ school in London. He blogs and hosts a podcast at elispitzer.com.

How Yiddish Survived

Suddenly, Yiddish is no longer the archetype of a dying language but is transformed, growing, and built to withstand the rigors of the 21st century. What happened?

May 24 2021 12:01AM

To Free Your Children from the Tyranny of Social Media, Look to the Haredim

Only by giving up some individual freedom and banding together can parents gain the power to reject the harmful influence of Silicon Valley on young minds.

Feb. 9 2021 12:01AM

What Drove Chaim Grade Away from Religion

The author of “My Quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner” was alienated from traditional religion not because of Orthodoxy in general but because of his yeshiva’s misanthropic separatism.

Jan. 20 2021 12:01AM