Gary Rosenblatt argues for government subsidies of secular studies in Jewish day schools (Jewish Week). Now that Solomon Schechters are struggling and not just yeshivas, he cares.
The Maharat makes it to the list of Jews "under the age of 36 who symbolize the depth and vitality of their generation" (Jewish Week). There's a shocker. I no longer qualify, which must be why they couldn't find anyone on the right wing of Modern Orthodoxy or beyond to be on the list.
A Jewish newspaper celebrates non-Jewish mothers raising non-Jewish children but confusing the world by calling them Jewish (Jewish Week).
Retrospective about Rubashkin raid a year later (Forward). I have to say that R. Avi Shafran's seeing this as an example of everyone hating Orthodox Jews is embarrassing. Maybe it's because we defend people like BernieMadoff?
Celebrating the life of the Maharal on his 400th yahrtzeit (JTA). Great quote in the article: "Everyone hates the Golem." Tell that to Mendy.
Interesting article about Dropsie College (Forward). No snark. It's actually just interesting. UPDATE: A reader directed me to this article: link