Signing Up To Soldier On the Sabbath

In honor of my friend R. LCdr. Eric Kinzbrunner, who (about a dozen years ago) “cut the first piece of [his] wedding cake with his 34-inch Navy sword, which had been ritually cleansed, or toveled, for the occasion“. CS brings to our attention Noah Lang’s determination to become an Orthodox Jewish marine. In Lang’s manifesto, […]

Traveling With Small Children

In Which We Shall Consider The Reliability and Authority Of Landlubbing Batei Din On Nautical Matters, With Important Ramifications For the Subject Of Da’as Torah Rebbetzin Tzipporah Heller relates this charming anecdote: Faigy was in seventh heaven. She had seen planes in the sky and heard travel sagas from the kids in her kindergarten who […]