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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?

Why Is the Left So Concerned with Haredi Dropouts?

There's something hollow, even vacuous, certainly vulgar, about people who manage their personal relationship with God through newspaper articles and television tidbits.

The True Character of Great Leaders

"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."

Looking for Love in the Muslim World

Getting involved in the politics of any other country is bound to make enemies.

Can Islam Be Reformed?

History and human nature say yes.

Ramle: City of Coexistence or Murder?

Add George Sa’ado to the list of cheap Jewish blood in Israel.

Stupidity Award…for June 2013

Having reviewed the month carefully (no, not really), I feel comfortable awarding the Stupidity Award for June 2013...drum roll please...

How to Say ‘Sand’ in Hebrew

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...

Stop the Anti-Jewish Apartheid Now!

A military appeals panel validated the Hebron Jewish community’s purchase of a three-story building.

Are the Mass Protests in Egypt Good for Israel?

Under Morsi’s leadership, minority rights for Jews and Christians within Egypt have plummeted.

Seattle Transit Caves, AFDI Pro-Israel Ads to Run Citywide

Metro had repeatedly denied the advertisement until the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) threatened to sue the agency.

The United States of Guilt

Exploiting guilt is much more effective than exploiting virtue.

India & Israel: Increasing Partnership in Trade & Security

There is already a three-year agricultural agreement in place where Israel assists Indian farmers.

MK Dov Lipman – Must See TV (Video)

It is time to let Rabbi Lipman speak for himself and explain what he is doing and why.

Monsey Kosher Market ‘Integration’ Great Idea, Terrible Execution (Video)

It’s really not that different than the situation in Israel with the charedim. Both situations need insiders to make the change happen.

Rectangles Have all the Fun

The waist is usually straight and the silhouette is athletic.

How to Say ‘Witty’ in Hebrew

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) -...

Unmasking the Truth

Rabbi Bloom’s condescending condemnation is particularly troubling because he clearly bases it on assumptions about someone he has never met.

Palestinian Journalist Blames Hamas for Problems In Gaza

“I feel even sorrier today for the people in Gaza as Hamas is pulling a publicity stunt with their blood."

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