Everyone from Netflix to the Forward is fascinated by the ḥaredi matchmaking system because it rejects liberal norms. Here’s what they’re missing.
Democrats and Republicans both seem to think that the family needs help. But they don’t agree on what a family is, or what government support would aim to accomplish.
The Israeli director and the American rabbi team up to discuss her groundbreaking film about marriage and Jewish life.
David Brooks neglects marriage.
In the era of polyamory and “escaping gender norms,” marriage becomes one script among many.
Even after taking the Orthodox out of the picture.
Cohabitation and kinlessness.
And there’s a connection among them.
A rabbinic “MeToo” reckoning?
A social science with a sacred project.
Our sterile future.
Don’t overdo the necessity of sincerity.