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Can a Gadol Resign?

Gedolim are not perfect. They are human, just like the rest of us. A true Gadol will always try to do the right thing. And the public should not lose out because of occasional errors.

Hareidim – N.I.M.B.Y.

No one wants Hareidim moving into their neighborhood. But no one is letting them build all-Hareidi communities either.

12 Good Reasons Why Secular Israelis Reject Haredim

Why is it so common for Haredim to pin the motives for secular hatred against them only on their critics' ignorance and anti-Semitism?

Bennett’s Unholy Alliance with Lapid

Not exactly what Jewish Home voters thought they would get on election day.

Friendly Reminder: Foreign Aid to the PA Funds Terror

Palestinian Arab terrorism is subsidized and rewarded by money from Western sources.

Adar Prayers in Shiloh

The Jewish Month of Adar is known as a time of change, reversals, bad to good, winter to spring.

The Winds of Change

Do these rabbis really think that Naftali Bennett, an observant Jew, or Rabbi Dov Lipman have “risen in our generation to destroy the Jewish people”?

Will the Likud Remain Democratic?

The institution of party primaries in Israel needs to be expanded not shrunk, so that the government will be under the supervision of the people from which it derives power and the moral authority to govern.

Early Responders (Video)

All together, there were four different organizations of first-responders represented in some way at our conference.

Israeli Coalition Negotiations: You Can’t Have it All

Inflexible 'principles' are for the opposition only, not the coalition.

How the World Sees Men in Black

It is ethical and moral behavior that makes us a light unto the nations.

In Hebrew: ‘Make Someone Happy’

לְשַׂמֵּחַ My professor of Bible and Aramaic at Yeshiva University, Dr. Moshe Bernstein, taught me that 18th-century philosopher Immanuel Kant declared that it's worth studying...

Top 10 Reasons Prisoner X Was in Black Prison

As you must have heard, Prisoner X, was kept in a secret Israeli government jail, the one previously used to hold Yigal Amir, and it's forbidden...

Expect Bad Things in Southern Lebanon

Hezbollah is preparing for the next conflict with Israel.

United Airlines Breaks Guitars and Other Music (Video)

The songs I like are those that speak to me, tell me a story.

Moshe Feiglin’s Got Something Up his Sleeve on Pollard

In an interview with Galei Yisrael radio station, Likud MK Moshe Feiglin hinted he has a secret plan to help free Jonathan Pollard.

The Guardian’s Prisoner of the Day

Here’s what a Guardian reader casually glancing at the Palestinian “prisoner” wouldn’t have known.

Goodbye to a Good Pope

The relationship between the Jewish people and the Catholic Church has never been better. And the current Pope deserves credit for that.

Cut off the Iranian Head of the Syrian Snake

The real villain is the Iranian regime, which has colonized Syria and is colonizing Lebanon in its attempt to squeeze out U.S. influence in the Middle East.

‘Moral Authority,’ Jewish Style

I was especially disturbed in the troubling times leading to the Disengagement expulsions when so-called Torah observant rabbis said that a Knesset vote could over-ride the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.

What a Cup of Soup Means

In what country do people act this way? Stop to deliver soup to a stranger; give a blessing; ask someone to fix your bracelet...or fix someone's bracelet. In Israel.

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