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Bullish on Hanukkah

We should view the Hillel and Shammai schools' dispute in the context of their founders.

It’s Hanukkah, Not Thanksgiving and Not Thanksgivukkah

How long do you want to live in America before realizing that you have not lived long enough in Israel?

Gush Etzion

Honestly, it would be hard to choose the one area that could win the title “the most dramatic site” in Eretz Yisrael. However, one strong candidate has to be Gush Etzion.

Rabbi Kelemen on Kids Leaving Orthodoxy (I Think He’s Wrong)

Basically, the real problem is bad parenting. He calls it parental selfishness.

Iran: ‘Construction Will Continue’ at Arak Nuclear Site

The Obama administration has been touting its alleged rapprochement with Iran in recent months.

A Tear for a Star

My little birds have left the nest

The Future that Never Comes

The constant expansion and destructive acquisition of small innovative companies maintains the illusion that the latest digital horse is something special.

Thanksgivukkah

One last Thanksgivvukah video..

The Beauty (and the Beast) of Chasidus

Even the subject of sexual relations is discussed quite candidly and in my opinion quite beautifully.

Activists Blame Israel for Gaza Power Problems

A real boat that will try to leave Gaza in March and fight "against the Israeli blockade."

Hanukkah Special: Free Translation of Hullin, No Purchase Necessary

This translation, (approx. 665 pages) adheres closely to the text so that the reader has a sense of the structure and balance of the original.

1,2,3,4, Let’s Have a Twitter War

I am the crybaby, when he's the one who threw the original hissyfit

Maccabee Victory: Nes Gadol Hayah POH, Right HERE!

Not only is Shiloh the center of many Biblical events, but we are the place and the people politicians and world leaders want to move around like chess pieces.

Danny Seidmann Is Rocked (Updated)

He is an ideological and political rival and yes, seeks my removal from Shiloh.

Aliyah and Keeping Young with Yisrael

After they made Aliyah, Randi discovered she was pregnant with Yisrael, who has Down syndrome.

US Betrayal Opens Great Opportunity for Israeli Saudi Alliance

Ask yourself, what would happen if Saudi Arabia were to change its buying habits?

Why Do We Celebrate Chanukah?

Megilas Taanis simply proclaims the 25th of Kislev a holiday and it is forbidden to mourn for 8 days. The text does not give a reason for the celebration.

Modi’in and Hashmonaim

Modi’in, now a thriving city of 83,000 and fast-growing, is often referred to as the “Land of the Maccabees.”

The Willful Blindness of the Israeli Left

When an Israeli peacenik is attacked, he is instantly willing to forgive. When an Arab liberal is attacked, he is instantly drawn to revenge, even if it takes generations.

Modern Chanukah: US as the Greeks, the Jews as the Jews

In Judaism the majority isn't always right. There are inflexible absolutes. Democracy is not a Jewish value!

One Step Forward – Two Steps Back

The government’s insistence on a core curriculum is considered an attack against the Torah.

Is Yoga Kosher?

Islamic yoga objections are more worrisome as the proponents of yoga in Muslim lands try to "avoid a fatwa."

The Peerless Cluelessness of Thomas Friedman

No one represents Friedman's disgusting characterization of bigoted, menacing, trigger-happy European Jews more than Menachem Begin.

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