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Ruminations on Meditation

Many great Jewish thinkers have described Jewish prayer as a form of meditation.

How to Say ‘Moving’ in Hebrew

לַעֲבוֹר דִּירָה  listen and repeat In English, we talk about moving from one residence to another. The Hebrew word for residence is דִּירָה ( listen...

US Backs Wrong, Evil, Horse in Egypt

For Obama, the fact that the Muslim Brotherhood attained power in a more-or-less free election, outweighs the fact that their political principles are thoroughly anti-democratic.

Recent Building in Shiloh

There is such a market for homes here in Shiloh that there are even a couple of multifamily projects.

A Nation of Living Constitutions

Obama's rise to power could not have taken place except through a forgetfulness that has been with us for some time now.

A Moment Reflection on the Anniversary of 7/7

The news media are focused on other things, and the victims are remembered mainly by those who knew and loved them.

One Year Ago Today: Hezbollah Terror Plot Foiled in Cyprus

In March of this year, a Cypriot court sentenced Hossam Yaakoub to four years in prison for involvement in planning a terrorist attack.

Achdus and Misplaced Umbrage

The latest volley in the intra-Orthodox ‘wars’ is the one between one of my heroes, Lord, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and the rabbinic leaders of Agudah.

What Matters Most Is Egypt Maintain Peace with Israel

Dr. Mordechai Kedar: I’m not expecting hugs and kisses. All we need is that the peace agreement will be kept and implemented.

How to Say ‘Destiny’ in Hebrew

גּוֹרָל, יִעוּד [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV369KgX1A8?rel=0]Visit Ktzat Ivrit .

Sleep for a Healthy Jewish Life

By not making sleep a priority, we are literally making ourselves sick.

Someone, Please Make Bibi Watch this Video

A remarkable video from 1978 showing 28-year-old Netanyahu.

July 4 Entebbe Memories

I will forever remember that the French crew was offered the chance to leave with the Christians... and chose to stay.

Collateral Damage and Truth

The backlash is coming in the form of attacking Charedi recruits.

Settlers Beware: New Hostile Film Shoot in your Midst this Summer

"The Settlers is a documentary feature exploring the Israeli settlement-enterprise in the West Bank."

Ancient Mosaic Depicting Samson Uncovered in a Galilee Synagogue

Excavations in a late Roman era synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s eastern lower Galilee have uncovered a new mosaic depicting the biblical hero and...

Egypt: Is It Good For the Jews?

It would mean a stable Egypt, hopefully a less extreme Egypt, and perhaps even a democratic Egypt.

Egypt- Ruled by the Mobs, Rioters Rule

Let's call this a dark day for world peace.

Keeping Voter ID Honest May Boost Democracy and Sanity

Making ID verification open and handy is not a left vs. right issue.

The Challenge of Modesty

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.

How to Say ‘Secular’ in Hebrew

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...

Muslim Terror Plot to Bomb BC on Canada Day Foiled

Pictures provided by the RCMP showed rusted nails inside the pressure cookers.

These European and American Ideas May Be Dangerous to your Health

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.

Yair Lapid’s Economic Scare Mongering

Does Finance Minister Lapid know what he'd doing?

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