The Jewish Press Online welcomes columnist Jacob Freedman, M.D., and his family to Israel and wish them a safe and "uneventful" aliya.
Walking the walk led to talking the talk
Sukkot has a lot of great meanings, perhaps the best one for today’s world is the fact that it is the Holiday when we pray for the rest of the world. And whatever your religion or political affiliation, I am sure that you will agree that the world needs it!
What bothers me most at this point, is two things. The first is that America is being manipulated. The second is that, in part, it is crossing red lines to do this.
Dear Goyim, If you happen to see one of your Jewish friends walking to shul on Yom Kippur there's no need to hide. Thankfully the caffeine withdrawal headaches we get on Yom Kippur are NOT contagious.
Trump faced greater pressure going into the debate than any candidate in presidential debate history. He not only handled the pressure, but was exceptional and won the second debate by a knockout.
The indignant reaction of Obama, the Democratic Party, and the western-left to Jews daring to build housing in YESHA is medieval. Then, as now, authorities believed Jews must comply to their demands
"Where are you?" he asks. "I'm in the office. The car is at Ammunition Hill. Do you need to take it?" There was a brief hesitation. "There was an attack at Ammunition Hill."
"Strategic Advantage" does not give Israel the ability to fight our enemies into submission. We can only "slap it" and if we need more weapons, it is only with American approval/permission.
The ECRI recommended to the British government that it start “training” the British media NOT to report the Muslim background of terrorists. The request was rejected.
In my little country today, we were hit by a missile. The siren sounded; the red alert was announced. Children, panicked and frightened, were hurried into bomb shelters
This year, America is choosing between two retirement age candidates, and for that reason, let's take a quick look at their Veep choices aka running mates.
No one is saying there shouldn’t be a cadre of Torah scholars involved in full time Torah study. The only question is whether it should be full time for everyone to the exclusion of everything else.
Dear Gentiles, While we Jews are gone for the Holidays, allow me to give you an important reminder–we’ve built a nice little internet here, so PLEASE behave yourselves while we are gone.
Believing that "The Peace," "השלום" "HaShalom" of Shimon Peres is a TRUE Peace is like believing that it is possible to cure a serious illness with the power of one's mind, positive thinking.
The funeral should have been held on the day Peres died, as is customary in Judaism. Then it would have been impossible for most of these political celebrities to be here.
Do not even think of saying a critical word about Peres for the foreseeable future. Israel's democracy and freedom of expression goes only so far...
“Nobody says the word “profile.” Everyone needs to get smart. I’m OK with profiling. Stop me first. I want you to stop me because I look a certain way. And if I’m clear, then profile someone else.
Some on the left have become confused, absorbing the false Arab narrative about "Palestinian lands," though never in history has there existed either a Palestinian people or an Arab Palestinian state
The debate was nasty, ugly. Trump called her Secretary Clinton; she called him Donald.
How to deal with a changing America? Move to Israel, where not only are the Jewish Holidays the official ones,
Conservative principals-- limited government, individual responsibility, and traditional morals--are all deeply rooted in Jewish tradition and served as inspiration for the US 'Founding Fathers'
The never-ending Arab-Muslim war against Jews has nothing to do with Jewish mistreatment of Arabs but everything to do with the Qur'anic religious imperative to keep "unbelievers" under submission
Hamas prioritizes weapons replenishment over getting Gazans electricity and much needed goods. Does the average Gazan share those priorities? Why isn't Hamas smuggling in things that Gazans need?
If reports are true, one of America’s preeminent Rabbis, Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, head of the RCA Beis Din, has been dishonored by Israel's Chief Rabbinate which rejected conversions he approved