Ethical and moral laws in the Torah depend on the context. Kindness and virtue largely depend on the subjective expectations of one’s friends and community.
Some sexual abusers will devote enormous efforts to preparing a child for abuse, in such a way that the child will least resist, and the perpetrator will be most protected.
Polonium was itself not found on Arafat's remains, but lead-210 was, which is assumed to be masking the polonium.
For me, Conservative Judaism is not the answer to the future of Judaism.
This post will attempt to explain how the idea of the crying angels developed.
Unlike nearby Israel, which is also surrounded, Cyprus lacks either a military option or protective fences.
Much of what all religions teach is magical. If one does not believe in God, then we would rightly call it all superstition.
A low-point in the elections was a "Kol Korei" rabbinical announcement demanding that the the faithful vote for Moshe Abutbol.
Israelis are not happy about the next round of talks being directed by United States Secretary of State John Kerry.
The reverence that Islam holds for King Solomon as a prophet is one of the main reasons why the Arab forces sought to build a mosque in Jerusalem.
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We tried to put him in kindergarten but the Jewish day school couldn’t handle him. Their solution was to put him in "time out" all day.
Egypt has a complete blockade of the media in the Sinai, so any stories of clashes such as these and especially of civilian casualties and home demolitions are sparse and hard to verify.
The Holiday of Hanukkah takes place at the end of the month, when the moon is fading from the sky and its light has gotten dimmer.
Rabbi Grylak blames the Israeli Yated -- specifically naming its editor Nati Grossman for fomenting enmity and violence by vilifying anyone that does not agree with extremist views.
An American workers' revolution will not be a Socialist revolution, it will be an Anti-Socialist revolution of the new poor of the middle class.
The question that I always have for those who are not invested in the revelation at Sinai is, why keep these 613 mitzvot?
Abdul Khader Helmy, who spied for Egypt, served only four years in prison after passing on information that assisted Iraq with improving the accuracy of their ballistic missiles.
The Dvar Torah I gave yesterday at my grandson Shimon Greenland’s Bar Mitzvah.
Should the crackdown succeed in isolating, weakening, and destroying the Islamists, then others will replicate it elsewhere.
The mistaken idea that the U.S. is Israel's trusted ally has been proven wrong time and again.
Absent people make great fake voters.
A competent preacher can make the Torah seem to support any cause he desires.
I keep putting myself in the same situation - sure, I can handle this...um...oops, no I can't.
I organize Women's Rosh Chodesh Prayers at Shiloh HaKedumah-Tel Shiloh.