A hard-hitting but vital message.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Shortly after I posted my last video on expectations within a relationship, my favorite comic strip, Doghouse Diaries, put out the following strip, which I think is a brilliant exposition of the whole can't-find-it-in-the-refrigerator phenomenon I mentioned there (and in an earlier post here).
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A thought-provoking post by Rabbi Daniel Eidensohn on his blog concerning reporting of abuse in the Jewish community:
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
This is a serious subject, and one that is coming up increasingly in the Orthodox community. A dorm counselor I spoke to who is working on this issue once gave me an estimate that 90% of his students are watching porn online - and he is not at any kind of remedial place for off-the-derech kids. I spoke to Rabbi Dr. Twerski about the problem as well, and he lamented that he has seen frum people of the highest caliber become addicted to porn. It is a truly worrisome issue. I have been developing a program to bring to Ortodox schools, but so far - unsurprisingly, and unfortunately - I have not found any that are willing to bring it in.
If you or someone you know is struggling with this problem, your first stop should be the Guard Your Eyes website.
Here is an article I read recently that I found poignant and relevant.