Is there a definition of "Modern Orthodox(y)" that either has wide acceptability or has the support of an expert (say, a renowned rabbi some consider Modern Orthodox, or an anthropologist ...
I was wished this blessing today by a Spanish/Portuguese-descended friend. What is the last word and, by extension, what does the entire phrase mean? My friend did not know, but he said it was a ...
Literally it means "homey." But I'm asking about the sociological meaning of the group of people who call themselves "Heimishe." My best guess is that it means "midway between Hassidish and Litvak." ...