I strongly oppose having rabbis vet suspicions since there will be an inherent, if unintentional, bias favoring an accused abuser, especially if he is otherwise a respected member of the community.
I love the Jewish People. That’s why I write what I write. History repeats itself. What happened in Spain and Germany will, in one way or another, transpire in America, France, and England, too
European leaders refuse to face the reality that the Palestinians are led by a charlatan and pretend that organizing a peace conference will deliver the ever elusive peace agreement
"The fact is, I can name no less than five right-wing bloggers who have decided to give TOI a pass rather than put up with any more abuse. "
US Jews owe a tremendous debt of gratitude - Hakaras HaTov - to America, a country where we enjoy a historically unprecedented level of freedom.
Numerous worshipers at the contested holy site hesitated before commenting on the American July 4 fireworks tradition, confused by the evident lack of intent to harm others in the celebration.
In Israel, unabashed Zionists are considered at naïve and often extremists. while many among the small % of Israelis who are extremely, even pathologically, critical of the state, sit in key positions
Arabs attack Jews in Tel Aviv, Netanya, Sedrot, all over. That's because they don't want any Jews to survive. Yes, that's just like the Nazis.
My Aliyah continues to be the best decision I've ever made. But with any huge life decision there are peaks and valleys. And this year came with higher peaks and lower valleys than in my first year
To all you Jews in America enjoy the 4th, but remember, the Torah wants a Jew to praise G-d for having given him the Land of Israel, not for the old US of A.
There can not be a sharper dichotomy between two societies living side by side: We build, they destroy; We nourish, they poison; We pray for peace, they pray for destruction.
A song in honor of hero Yoni Netanyahu on the anniversary of his death. He fell during the Entebbe raid, July 4th 1976
Something has changed about the rabbinate in recent years. Most notably in the area of conversions to Judaism.
Thursday, they murdered a 13 year old child in her bed; Friday, they murdered a father of ten. Today, we bury him. Tomorrow, we will stand up, in pain, in anger and faith. We will be strong...tomorrow
I oppose Jewish settlement building in the West Bank because Israel is allowing the settlements to be used as an excuse by corrupt Palestinian leaders to demonize Israel and to reject peace.
I think as British Jews, our fear should be that extremist politicians now have the chance to seize their seats in our house of commons.
The US Jerusalem Consulate's Facebook page makes no mention of the murder, and subsequent State Department condemnation, of Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who also holds US citizenship
Only Jewish strength will defeat the terrorists!
Once again today, Diasporas leaders are not leading the Jewish People to Israel. Instead the Jews in the Diaspora are 'diasporing' away.
Ari discusses Islamic terrorism, the Kiryat Arba attack and the Turkey Deal, and how they're all connected.
You [God] gave me a present and now I am returning it to You. Take her. She is the flesh of our flesh. Hug her, because I will never again be able to touch her. Make room for her, so she can dance.
There are days that the anger chokes you. Well, to the Times of Israel Staff, congratulations. I'm choking. I can only pray Hallel's parents are not reading your paper's reporting of the TERROR attack
The penalties for those who seek to murder Jews within Israel must be harsh enough to seriously discourage the idea that it is perpetually Jew Killing Season among Arabs.
Stats on those who went off the Derech: 19% do it based on finding contradictions to what they have been taught or lack of proof; 31% say they do it for other intellectual reasons
Until Hamas returns out brothers, we must refuse normalization with Hamas's close ally, Turkey.