The leftist theory: State and society are to blame for the situation of the poor.The Torah view: Responsibility rests first and foremost on the person himself, and only when he cannot take care of himself are we obligated to assist him.
It appears that the media's positive aspects are easier to identify than its negative. The media provides a us with greater capacity to mold a cultural milieu. Has any generation merited the dissemination of so much Torah and religious faith as ours?
Part of society classifies homosexuals and lesbians as mentally disturbed, while others consider them perfectly healthy individuals who happen to possess unusual desires. Torah ethics considers such behavioral tendencies the sickest of evils.
One of the traits which characterize the generation of the Redemption is "Chutzpah," insolence. We must devote careful consideration to the question of how, in so an insolent generation as our own, the trait of displaying honor can be strengthened.
Internet is becoming more and more popular these days. Its use has many implications as far as Jewish law is concerned. This article deals with the question of classifying damages caused through Internet usage from the perspective of Jewish law.