The hallmark of an inquisitive Jew is his or her questions. Few educators have encountered such an enormous range of questions from newcomers to Judaism as Rabbi Lawrence Hajioff, Educational Director of the Jewish Enrichment Center in New York City. In this capacity, Rabbi Hajioff teaches and fields questions from streams of young Jewish men and women every year, most of whom have recently returned from the Birthright Israel experience.
NLEResources.com is featuring a series of the following four full chapters from Circle, Arrow, Spiral over the next several weeks: 1) Shelo Asani Isha, 2) The Roots of the Inequality of Women, 3) Witnesses and 4) Polygamy. Unquestionably, one of the principal hurdles for a newcomer to Orthodox