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Why The Left Opposes Arming Teachers

It’s not a self-evident truth that allowing some teachers and other adults in a school to be armed is a crazy idea. . On the contrary, having some adults who work at schools be trained in the responsible use of guns makes so much sense that the left’s blanket opposition seems puzzling.

Dear Dr. Yael

I have a few friends who I believe are literally pushing their bashert away for ridiculous reasons.

Reflections On My Zeidy, Ceec Harrishberg

I keep thinking that it’s so fitting that on the last Simchas Torah of his life, he got the honor of Chosson Beraishis. He really deserved it. Zeidy was the most giving person.

Can You Look Me In The Eye And Lie? (Siman 79:1, Continued)

As for the debtor’s statement that he never borrowed money from the plaintiff, it has been undermined by the two witnesses who testified that he did.

Israel First

Feiglin on some of Israel's hot-button topics

The Power Of A Grateful Heart

Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h) sharing her eternal wisdom. This week on the subjects of kindness, appreciation, and gratitude.

Q & A: A Bar Mitzvah Boy And The Four Parshiyot (Part I)

Question: Is a bar mitzvah boy allowed to read the four parshiyot in shul on behalf of the congregation? Elimelech Feldman

Free Sprinkles!

"Whoever came in contact with a corpse or was in a cemetery must also be sprinkled on twice beforehand with water that has ashes of the parah adumah, the red cow, mixed in."

The Unopened Gift

The water got warm, then hot, and then boiling hot. This was going too far. To pretend to myself is one thing. To feel like the water was hot is quite another.

Kasher LePesach Light Bulbs

If chametz became mixed with non-chametz on Pesach, the mixture is prohibited on Pesach even if the ratio of the permitted non‑chametz to the forbidden chametz is 1,000 to 1.

Daf Yomi

Who’s The Boss? ‘One Hired A Laborer To Assist Him In Yayin Nesech’ (Avodah Zarah 62a)

Israeli Officials Blast Jewish Visits To Qatar

6 months after Jewish leaders began trooping off to Qatar, the op-ed columns of US Jewish and Israeli publications remain filled with lively discussions on the affair. And well they should be. Because this sordid episode has laid bare patterns of behavior among some Jewish leaders that need changing.

Due Recognition

Shame on all those who cannot recognize when they have such tremendous blessing right in front of their face.

Laziness Or Lack Of Motivation?

This is eye-opening, as it teaches us a fundamental concept. All growth requires change, and change requires energy.

The AIPAC Comfort Zone

If Democrats aren’t as comfortable supporting the pro-Israel lobby, it’s not because it has shifted to the right. It’s because some on the left have either have forgotten its purpose or are no longer interested.

Protecting Jerusalem From Within

The Greek Orthodox Church found another way to circumvent its own rules against selling the land. In 2011, it sold the future leasing rights on most of its Jerusalem holdings to a private group of Jewish investors. It is the uncertainty of the future that creates unease

Making Space

For two thousand years in the absence of a Temple its place was taken by the synagogue. Why, if the Torah is timeless, does it devote such space to what was essentially a time-bound structure? The answer is deep and life-transforming,

With A Melody In My Heart And A Pain In My Soul

Those Jewish souls that society had given up on as lost were cast into the vast ocean of apathy and indifference.

Florida Musings

Those of us who winter in the Orthodox enclave of Century Village in West Palm Beach are lucky to be so close to Florida's finest baseball facility, which boasts many stars and superstars.

The Connection Between Purim And Pesach

What do hamentaschen and matzahs have in common? What connection could there be between Pharaoh and Haman, Moses and Mordecai, Miriam and Esther?

Billy Graham And The Jews

Jacob Baal-Teshuva, an authority on Marc Chagall and one of the most distinguished international editors, appraisers, and critics of modern and contemporary art, served...

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