Inevitably when tragedies like this happen there is a sudden burst of Achdus. Tragedies unite.
Looking for a spiritual cause of a tragedy is a time honored tradition in Judaism.
It would be tragic beyond all proportion if Yeshiva University were to fold. I don’t think that is going to happen.
Radical Islam is an idea, not an organization. It is the enemy, not terrorism.
Unfortunately it really doesn’t matter what the common Muslim wants. Fanatic religious fervor trumps it all.
It seems like now more than ever Frumkeit has replaced sincerity as the primary focus of the right.
One measure for living a "normal" life is Halacha, and the other is societal standards.
Judaism is not only about doing the Mitzvos. It is also a belief system.
Eisenhower forced the residents of a nearby town to go to one of the liberated camps to see what their leaders had done.
I don’t think we can see ourselves as one cohesive unit of Orthodox Jews any more.
We need both armies of Israel: the spiritual one, the Yeshiva world, and the physical one, the IDF.
There was an obvious appearance of prejudice – even if there wasn’t any in actuality.
The Talmud belongs to all the Jewish people, not just Orthodox Jews.
The bottom line for me here is that a life could have been saved.
When President Obama was newly elected, he made a trip to the Middle East to address the Arab nations. He spoke about Israel’s right...
Please, Ribbono shel Olam, no more children or soldiers be called to join the holy minyan in Heaven.
According to a recent survey in Mishpacha Magazine, most secular Israeli Jews do not hate charedim.
I do not for a minute think he ever believed that Israel was or will be an Apartheid state. He simply misspoke.
Women must eat Matzah on Pesach too but that is also a time bound positive commandment.
Students most in danger of going OTD are those with damaged egos from teacher inattentiveness.