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Op-Ed: As Liberals Target Religious University, the Prophet Elijah's Words Ring Clearer Than Ever

Added 09-24-22 08:45:03pm EST - “Those who fear God cannot compromise with anti-biblical woke ideology and the quasi-religious tenets of radical liberalism.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Op-Ed: As Liberals Target Religious University, the Prophet Elijah's Words Ring Clearer Than Ever”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court recently lifted a temporary hold on a court order requiring Yeshiva University, an Orthodox Jewish institution in New York, to fully recognize an LGBT club known as YU Pride Alliance.

The Supreme Court noted that the matter was still being decided in the relevant state courts, and the plaintiffs or defendants could appeal the case upon the initial state-level decision.

First, a little bit of background about Yeshiva University and the Jewish historical and cultural trends that led to its creation.

For thousands of years, traditional Jewish communities in the diaspora — particularly the Jews of Europe known as Ashkenazi Jews — have been seeking to find a balance between maintaining our customary lifestyle based on strict adherence to the Torah and functioning in a practical sense with the rest of world.

YU was (and is) in many ways an attempt to strike a meaningful balance between a traditional, Orthodox Jewish life and receiving the tools necessary for success through a secular academic education. And for over 130 years, it was widely asserted that YU had been reasonably successful in this goal.

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