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The White Lie

Is it permitted to tell a white lie? Not only is it permitted to tell a white lie to save a life; it is also permitted to do so for the sake of peace. And we learn this in this week's

Learning Torah With Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin

A unique perspective on Sholom Rubashkin in prison-from a friend AND fellow inmate.

Celebrating 800 Years Of The Rambam

This week’s quiz: What does Israel have in common with Bolivia, Dominica, Grenada, Grenada-Grenadines, Guinee, Lesotho, Micronesia, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Spain, St. Vincent, and...

The Tenth Of Tevet

The Tenth of Teves commemorates the beginning of Nebuchadnezzar’s siege of Jerusalem, the first stage in the sequence of events which led to the destruction of the city.

The U.S. And The UN

They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against us. Well, we’re watching those votes. Let them vote against us. We’ll save a lot. We don’t care.

The Freeing Of Sholom Rubashkin

Mr. Rubashkin has now served more than 8 years of that sentence, which many have called excessive in light of its disparity with sentences imposed for similar crimes....

‘So Many Roles Women Can Fill In Shul’: The OU’s New Department of Women’s...

Having had grandparents who were the rav and rebbetzin in Great Neck and in-laws who served in those roles in Montreal, the ideas of mission and contribution resonate very strongly with me.

The Bernice Chronicles: A Second Chance At ‘Honor Thy Mother’

Just as had happened when I was working on my grandmother’s book, here, too, previously unknown family members and those with whom my mother-in-law had lost touch suddenly emerged.

Ice Cream

Who knew that a little bit of ice cream could go so far?

To Life

Jordan River Village is Israel's only free, year-round, overnight program for children living with life-limiting conditions (serious diseases, chronic illnesses, genetic conditions, special needs).

Saving Lives At The Mikveh

Women in the eighteen- to fifty-year-old age bracket are more susceptible to melanomas than are men.

Can A Great-Grandmother Serve In The IDF?

Only after Perrie has extracted my entire family history does she begin to share her own story.

Should You Protect Your Children From Pain?

Provide opportunities for chesed. Get your children out there, helping those less fortunate or those in need.

With Gratitude

Tehillim 118:17 – I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of God.

An Unorthodox Return To Orthodoxy

They built the community there. Some of their children hung around, but all of their grandchildren disappeared. They were lost to Judaism. You can’t hand down secular Judaism, bagels-and-lox Judaism, Ken said.

Yehuda And Yosef: Profound Symbols

The depths of Torah SheBiksav are grasped through Torah SheBaal Peh. Hashem commands Yechezkel to unite these two making them into one.

Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

While the immigration system needs to be reformed, the president should continue to value the abundance of positive benefits that foreign nationals bring to the country,

U.S. Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital: Going Beyond The Symbolism

Considering Trump officials say it will take at least 3 years to move the embassy to Jerusalem; the State Dept. says there are no plans to list Jerusalem as Israel's capital and US citizens born in Jerusalem still have "Jerusalem" rather than "Israel" listed as their place of birth it seems only fair to ask: What, exactly, has changed?

Stolen Cash

Mr. Weiss rushed into his study. To his dismay, Mr. Miller’s envelope with the money also was gone. He immediately notified the police.

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