Yesterday, someone sent me an email link with an audio file from the Zev Brenner show. The segment was titled, “What’s Wrong With The Orthodox Jewish Community And How To Fix It.” It was a discussion with Dr. Gidon Rothstein about that topic.
You know what I did? I deleted the file and the email. Why? Because I’ve had enough of people running to radio shows and magazines and blogs to tell us what’s wrong with the Orthodox community.
When was the last time the radio show that hosted Dr. Rothstein did consecutive weekly segments on what’s right with the Orthodox Community and all that is wonderful about our frum kehillos? I know the answer: Never.
It’s all about the controversy and finding all the bad that can be dug up about frum Yidden. And I will not be a party to that by listening to the drivel that passes for radio these days.
If you can’t find anything positive to say about our community, don’t say it. I am sure I am not the only one who has had enough of the frum-community-bashing that has become so commonplace recently with the help of Jewish radio, magazines and blogs.
A Proud Yid
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