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Is Orthodoxy Winning?

I don’t think we can see ourselves as one cohesive unit of Orthodox Jews any more.

Don’t Celebrate Pope’s Visit to Israel

Davka that the pope's visit coincides with the forty-seventh anniversary of the 1967 Six Days War is terrible timing.

An Apology – and a Reputation Restored

We need both armies of Israel: the spiritual one, the Yeshiva world, and the physical one, the IDF.

Carpetbagging Politicians

The most reliable way of knowing a place is to live there.

Brilliant Animation Explaining the Dangers of a Nuclear Iran

Naftali Bennett's staff put together a brilliant video clip explaining the dangers of a nuclear Iran.

Protest March of Soldiers Planned in Bet Shemesh

There is going to be a march in Bet Shemesh, protesting that charedi soldiers are being harassed.

Student’s Commencement Speech in D.C. Emphasizes Torah Values

Felder said he and his fellow students learned well the teaching of the Rebbe.

Will Momentary Focus on UNRWA Expose PA and Hamas Abuses?

UNRWA's numbers mean half the refugees in the world are Palestinian Arabs.

Women in the IDF: Global Model for Women in the Military

IDF has a support center for women, and a women’s adviser in every unit of the IDF. No other military has that.

Is Being Right Always Enough?

There was an obvious appearance of prejudice – even if there wasn’t any in actuality.

Outreach – Thinking Out of the Box

The Talmud belongs to all the Jewish people, not just Orthodox Jews.

Shindler’s Listless Op-Ed in the NYT

If anyone can claim that what Prof. Shindler asserted and what Netanyahu said are similar, I guess there is something wrong with their reading glasses.

NYT Informant Story Ignores Critical Successes

The New York Times article overlooks the necessary importance of intelligence gathering.

Holocaust Denial and Critical Thinking Skills

To investigate Holocaust denial is to enter into a sick world of darkness and brooding fury.

Dear John

No matter what the PLO did, you blamed Israel. Like you blamed America, no matter what the Viet Cong did.

Supplying Troops Behind the Lines

Every airdrop for battleground missions involves troops from both air and ground branches of the IDF.

Could Suicide Have Been Prevented?

The bottom line for me here is that a life could have been saved.

A Female Role Model of Humanity in Israel

Boko Haram enforces a patriarchal oriented society in which women are treated as “sexual slaves.”

Michelle Obama’s ‘Nigerian Girls’ Speech and What it Misses

Mrs. Obama, our daughter's murder by another Islamist terror group - Hamas - was also unconscionable.

The Right Approach to Yom Ha’atzmaut

When President Obama was newly elected, he made a trip to the Middle East to address the Arab nations. He spoke about Israel’s right...

Yom Ha’atzma’ut Explosion of Joy 66

The Evening Prayer includes dancing and singing plus a long shofar blowing to remind us the siren is modeled on the shofar.

A Soldier’s Account of Grief to Happiness

The two days complete each other–the happiness rising from the grief.

Always First: the Story of Lt. Tzachi Mizrachi

“His final act demonstrated his values of friendship and commitment,” Col. Braun says of Tzachi. “He was always first, even this time.”

In Israel, the Prime Minister is Just Another ‘Bereaved Brother’

The Prime Minister, like too many others, lives in the shadow of a brother whose life was cut short.

In Memoriam: For These I Cry

Please, Ribbono shel Olam, no more children or soldiers be called to join the holy minyan in Heaven.

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