In the spirit of 'elu v’elu' we should just agree to disagree and respect each other’s views and lifestyles as long as they do not impinge on the rights of others.
The record number of kipa-wearing Jews in the new Knesset surely shows that secular Jews do not really hate religious Jews.
For the vast majority of students who truly want the best of both worlds, I would strongly recommend YU over any Ivy League school.
In Israel today, how many of our religious leaders instill pride in being Jewish into the secular public?
Our battles with the Conservative movement are over. They no longer pose a threat to Orthodoxy.
Those who carry the herpes virus cannot always tell when it is present in the mouth.
When it comes to immigration policy, ignoring Islam’s part in this because of a misguided form of political correctness is why things like the Boston bombings happen.
A lack of patriotism is not a cause for punitive measures.
It is Islamism that is the enemy and not al Qaeda. Al Qaida is but one tool of many dedicated to the cause.
Universal army service will help integrate Haredim into the workplace so that they can earn a livable wage and support their families.
The suggestion is intriguing, self serving and frankly somewhat humorous.
They can say all day long that they are not protesting Israel. The fact that they will be out there in the middle of Manhattan talking about 'gezeirot' says otherwise.
When a Jew who appears to the world as the most religious among us acts like a fool that is a hilul HaShem.
Public protests of the expansion of the Robinson's Arch area for egalitarian prayer would only generate more enmity.
I personally see no problem with what Satmar did. They lobbied for the land and they got it. Black and Latino leaders could have done the same.
I agree with Alan Dershowitz that Carter's presence at Carodozo Law School should be used as a positive.
Ben Caspit says the Shalit's kidnapping may have been prevented. That’s easy for him to say. He was not under rocket attack when he made these judgmental comments.
Digitally removing women from Holocaust photos dishonors those women and the victims and survivors of the Holocaust.
As long as rabbinic leaders live in the past and insist on calling the idea of ‘sharing the burden’ a 'shas haShmad,' antagonism toward Haredim will not change.
Rabbi Pirutinsky discussed the issue of 'metzizah b'peh' at length, concluding that if medical experts determine that there is a danger to the child, metzizah should be performed by other legitimate methods.
Divinity exemptions are designed to produce clergy that will serve the populace, not so that every single member of it becomes a member of the clergy.
Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.
The fifth cup is based on a machlokes in the Gemarah.
I think Obama is genuine in his expression of appreciation and even admiration for the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
We were all sitting around Rav Shachter in a circle. And we were all thinking the same thing.