There is no real theological reason that tznius be heavily codified in Jewish law while other areas of our lives that require modesty are left to our whims and desires.
חִלּוֹנִי, חִלּוֹנִית listen and repeat In yesterday's dose of Hebrew, we saw the root for profane or not sacred is ח.ל.ל (kh.l.l). This is the root of the...
Pictures provided by the RCMP showed rusted nails inside the pressure cookers.
A state that requires sacrifice from its people to survive, will only get it if there is a compelling ideological motivation driving its citizens to make the requisite sacrifices.
Does Finance Minister Lapid know what he'd doing?
There's something hollow, even vacuous, certainly vulgar, about people who manage their personal relationship with God through newspaper articles and television tidbits.
"Yeshiva University is not only an institution. It is a faith, a vision, a dream, a destiny. It has been my faith, my vision, my dream, and my destiny."
Getting involved in the politics of any other country is bound to make enemies.
History and human nature say yes.
Add George Sa’ado to the list of cheap Jewish blood in Israel.
Having reviewed the month carefully (no, not really), I feel comfortable awarding the Stupidity Award for June 2013...drum roll please...
חוֹל listen and repeat Last week, I wrote a post on the Hebrew term for mermaid and how that relates to the name of the Israeli coastal...
A military appeals panel validated the Hebron Jewish community’s purchase of a three-story building.
Under Morsi’s leadership, minority rights for Jews and Christians within Egypt have plummeted.
At some point, MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) walked in.
Metro had repeatedly denied the advertisement until the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) threatened to sue the agency.
Exploiting guilt is much more effective than exploiting virtue.
There is already a three-year agricultural agreement in place where Israel assists Indian farmers.
It is time to let Rabbi Lipman speak for himself and explain what he is doing and why.
It’s really not that different than the situation in Israel with the charedim. Both situations need insiders to make the change happen.
The waist is usually straight and the silhouette is athletic.
שָׁנוּן, שְׁנוּנָה listen and repeat If you're familiar with Jewish prayer in its original Hebrew, you probably know the phrase וְשִׁנַּנְתָּם לְבָנֶיךָ ( listen and repeat) -...
It's official: the word "Jew" is an ethnic slur.
Rabbi Bloom’s condescending condemnation is particularly troubling because he clearly bases it on assumptions about someone he has never met.
“I feel even sorrier today for the people in Gaza as Hamas is pulling a publicity stunt with their blood."