Jewish Outreach, or "kiruv" in Hebrew, often targets college students and young professionals in an effort to make them orthodox. This blog exists to educate students and their parents about kiruv, outreach professionals, their supporters, their practices, and their motives.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Of All the Dishonest....
The Beacon's logo.
I have a problem with ultra-Orthodox Kiruv. I have a problem with the
full-color glossy Kiruv, sold with carefully worded posters, programs,
videos, and double standards. I have a problem with the Kiruv that
loudly declares that they welcome all Jews, but then denigrates their
backgrounds when they think that nobody is listening. That’s the Kiruv
that I find to be problematic.....