Why Lipa Schmeltzer Kept Only 1 Day During Holidays

Every holiday season, thousands of observant, Orthodox Jews from the Diaspora visit Israel. Unlike their Israeli peers, most keep the additional day of “Yom Tov” traditionally observed outside of Israel, even while staying in the Holy Land, as per centuries of Jewish custom. Read more

Lipa Schmeltzer Bitching About The Orthodox Rabbis

On the sixth night of Hannukah last December, about a thousand Hasidic and Orthodox Jews came to Queens College for “Following the Stars!”—a concert featuring four Hasidic singers. Read more