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The Woman in the Burqa

Recently, while speaking to a group of US college students on their trip to Jerusalem, I wasn't surprised to hear that ALL had felt intimidated because of their faith--shouted down in class, embarrassed for wearing kippot

On Settlements, anti-Semitism, Arab democracy–and more

Ready for a great book? Recommended reading on democracy in the Arab world, the industry of lies against Israel, Zionism, anti-Semitism, settlements, and Haredi army service.

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Smears the Holocaust in anti-Balfour Declaration Protest

Anti-Balfour Declaration rally in London attended by a throng of propagandists and useful idiots.

Israel’s Flag Flew High Inside ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’

The show (previously performed off-Broadway in NY) was, basically, 90 minutes of emotional blackmail played out in edited scenes from the young Rachel's diaries. The audience occasionally laughed at her. Did I mention it was DULL?

My Name is Rachel ‘X’

May the memories of all the holy 'Rachels' be a blessing for Jewish people the world over and combat the lies portrayed in the play based on a diary of a brain-washed activist named 'rachel'

An Open Letter To NFL Players Disrespecting America

To the players of the NFL: We fans should be ashamed for putting our admiration of your physical skills before what is morally right. But now you have gone too far. You have insulted our flag and all it represents

Disbelief

Aren’t there all types of danger to which we are exposing ourselves? Maybe; and indeed, as the last few days have shown, our lives are precarious to say the least and indeed, sometimes tragedy strikes and as we mentioned, we cannot understand why.

Rock & Roll Zionism

As much as I enjoyed listening to Springsteen while in a US college, I'm glad my sons, and the generations that follow them, will spend their formative years in a far more consequential pursuit--serving the Jewish people and Israel

Bereaved Families Tell UN Secretary General: Stop Funding NGOs that Defend Terrorists in Court

The letter, coinciding with UN Secretary Guterres’ current visit to Israel, emands that the UN cease funding Israeli organizations that defend terrorists and their families in Israel’s Supreme Court.

On The Intermarriage Wars

Empathy and caring must be part and parcel of the encounter with inter-faith couples. However, that cannot come at the expense of the integrity of the Torah or of the Future of the Jewish People. Sometimes, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Recalling the Hassidic Rebbe who Pioneered Aliya

To those who belittle what hassidim contribute to Israeli society, take a look back at the history books and remember that it was a hassidic rebbe who pioneered mass aliya.

The Stores Were Closed

The stores that closed on the night of Tisha b’Av did so out of love, not fear. They love their people and they closed to be part of the Jewish nation regardless of the loss of profit.

No Taxation Without Israeli Annexation!

The new Israeli ''grocery bag tax'' law that went into effect in January, is flawed...it doesn't cover Judea and Samaria. And, Jews in Judea...

New Study: American American Jews Disappearing

Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry? The study found besides Orthodoxy, fewer Jews are getting married, those marrying are marrying later and having fewer children and intermarriage rates are increasing.

If Someone Compares You to Korah, It’s Not a Death Threat

When Uri Regev spins Rabbi Amar's statements to mean the Rabbi aspires to see all Reform Jews dead, he, too, is engaging in the same sort of grandiose and cynical populism of Korah.

Jared Kushner is in Israel, Is Peace Actually Happening?

The purpose of Kushner’s visit is to push Trump’s “ultimate deal” to broker Israel-Palestinian peace. To casual observers it appears that there is really momentum towards a peace deal but is there any REAL chance?

Teen Magazine: American Teen Tortured Into Coma In North Korea Deserved It Because Of...

Never mind that North Korea is filled with North Koreans tortured, imprisoned, murdered, and kept in slave-like conditions. Warmbier had it coming.

Can this Nation Remain United?

The 6 Day War and the Reunification of Yerushalayim was marked, almost exclusively, in one of two ways. Those with a more Religious Zionist leaning, celebrated grandly; in the the "yeshivish olam," one was not even aware of the anniversary.

I Was Physically Attacked at an anti-Israel Event

Having attended 100s of anti-Israel events throughout London and beyond for 10 years I have never been hit. I have been threatened repeatedly but never actually hit. Last night that changed at, of all my places, my alma mater.

Hezbollah Humiliated on Streets of London by pro-Israel Activists

Is the British Jewish community so ill-considered, so small that we are so easily sacrificed?

Why Wonder Woman Must At All Costs Be Banned

The Arab world that slanders and hates us simply can’t take it that instead of being the evil thing they say we are, this movie, as embodied by Gal Gadot, portrays us as the good guy,

Blaming the Victim

This is not an attack on Haredim nor on any community. This is an indictment of a hashkafa (a philosophy) that runs counter to Torah beliefs.

Saving Our Teens From the Lion’s Den

To prepare our teens for when they enter the lion’s den of the anti-Israel and anti-Semitic college campus, our students need first hand exposure to the settlements.

Draft of Halachik Questions to be Asked of the Haredi Rabbanim of the Bet...

Part of the author's ongoing series concerning the state of affairs in Bet Shemesh, To be continued...

Israel Keeps Rejecting Me

The land of Israel was one of the three great gifts God gave to the Jewish people,those gifts. I don’t consider myself to have suffered during my Aliyah, in fact, I think I’ve been living the dream.

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