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Here’s What’s ‘Totally Unacceptable,’ Rabbi Mirvis

1 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
In the case of Jews refused entry to the UK before WWII, the justification given was baseless and false. In the case of Syrians refused entry to the US the justification has a basis and is not false

I See Great Danger Ahead

Several times Israel has been burnt by Likud,leaders starting with Begin and the Sinai, continuing with Sharon and the Disengagement.Netanyahu himself has already agreed in the past to land retreats

A Repudiation Of Reconciliation

30 Shevat 5777 – February 26, 2017
Choosing Yahya Sinwar as the new leader of Hamas, the terrorist organization sent a blatant message to the international community that it has absolutely no interest in pursuing peace with Israel.

Jewish Practice In The U.S. Military (X)

Goldman's case would be the first time the Supreme Court considered a service member’s right of Free Exercise as protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution.

There Are No ‘Alternative Facts’

In Parshat Mishpatim we encounter the famous phrase, "na’aseh v’nishma." Na’aseh talks to the fulfillment of mitzvot. Doing. Nishma refers to “hearing” or learning.

Parshat Mishpatim

29 Shevat 5777 – February 24, 2017
The importance of working hard in advance to prevent problems can be seen in this week's parsha.

Shabbos Mevorchim Adar

Those born in Adar are charitable, great listeners and good companions.

Another Family Torn Asunder

I wish this were the case. To be sure, each family crisis is its own unique tragedy, but the common thread of hatred is always there. And no, it is not a rare occurrence, unfortunately.

South Florida – February 24, 2017

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
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Looking For Family (Bava Batra 115a)

If the deceased left no children, no descendants of his children, no father and no siblings, one looks further up the paternal family tree to see whether a grandfather survived him.

Perpetual Aspirations

The obvious question is why Hashem decided to give this mitzvah right at the time when we were leaving Mitzrayim?

Daf Yomi

If Goats Had Wheels ‘The Goats Ate Husked Barley’ (Bava Basra 36a)

Q & A: A Missed Torah Reading (Part XIII)

Question: If a person was ill on Shabbos and unable to go to shul to hear Keri’at haTorah, must he have someone read it to him in shul upon his recovery? Sincerely, Isaac Greenberg

Our Torah Heritage

At a certain point, he returned home, and his uncle noticed that his appearance had changed.

Modeh Bemiktzat Oath In The Case Of Partial Admission (Siman 75:4)

The security interest is equivalent to heilach, tendering payment of the debt, because it empowers the court to seize and sell the defendant’s land to cover the debt.

Witness Falsehood

So I can't testify without raising the issue of Mr. Gold's disqualification? asked Mr. Hyman.

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