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Why do some Jews not watch movies/tv?
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?
Nathan: I was wondering...why do some Jews avoid watch movies/tv?
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: because of the content in these movies that are: a) immodest b) violent c) immoral d) against
Nathan: is a tv allowed to be used for G rated films?
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: G rated films also include the things I spoke of earlier, ableit to a lesser extent
Nathan: so how can an Orthodox household ensure that their child will know what's going on in the world
An adule can listen to the radio or read the paper and share the appropriate info with their childrenNathan: sorry if the question is naive, but i come from a non-religious family, and i'm confused on how to raise an Orthodox family
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: An adult can listen to the radio or read the paper and share the appropriate info with their children.
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: I know this may be hard to believe, but we don't necessarily have to know about every last thing the news reporst about
Nathan: that's true
Nathan: is it worse for a male to watch tv than for a female?
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: only with regard to the issue of modesty, or lack thereof
Nathan: thanks for all the help,
Nathan: i hope i can do it right
Nathan: b'shalom, bye
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: if there is a will there is a way
Rabbi Shlomo Chein: by the way, more and more secular people are catching on to this great Jewish idea and don't allow this stuff into their house
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