Rav Eliezer Melamed, the author of the Peninei Halacha series, has recently been condemned by some very important rabbis. These well-respected individuals didn’t merely disagree with his specific opinions, but also used ad hominem language and attacked him personally.
What’s actually going on?
To understand the attempted ban, what Rav Melamed is trying to accomplish, what specific ideas are so controversial, and why the controversy has erupted now, Scott spoke to Rabbi Elli Fischer, the editor of the English Peninei Halacha series.
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