Rabbeinu Bachye Ibn Pakuda

The Problem of Frum Hedonism

06/06/2012 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Is there anything that we will not put a heksher on? Has pleasure become the guiding religious principle? Many pockets of the American Orthodox community have become so consumed with Jewish law that values have been dismissed.

Rabbi Yanklowitz is founder and president of Uri L'Tzedek, director of Jewish life and senior Jewish educator at UCLA Hillel.
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