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Dan Shapiro, Advocate For The Palestinians

Reading Shapiro’s admission, one must laugh at his self-description as “an advocate for Israel.” He is, according to his own words, an advocate for the Palestinians – and has been for the past 29 years.

Dear Dr. Yael

Is mirror imaging something that is important for child development?

The Old Foolish King

Why are you running so fast and why are all these people following you?

From Kidnapped Yemenite Children To Renewed Yemenite Village In Jerusalem

Arabs claim Silwan as a historically Palestinian Arab neighborhood, yet it was practically empty when the first Yemenite Jews arrived in the 1880s; the Turks and British themselves recognized it as a Jewish neighborhood.

An Unforgettable Experience Of Unity And Prayer

“Mama Rachel,” I whispered. “Behold your children. Millennia have passed since you left this world and during those thousands of years we, your children, have been cast to the four corners of the world. But despite it all, we, your children never forgot you"

Just Don’t Get In The Way

The entire world is watching and waiting for Israeli cannabis developments. An entire agricultural hi-tech industry could have been established, providing cures for the ill throughout the world and thousands of jobs in Israel

Rendering Women Invisible Is Not Good For Any Of Us

Eishet Chayil mi Y'mtza? "A Woman of Valor, Who can Find HER" when positive images of inspiring Jewish woman (and other female leaders) are forbidden in the haredi media world

TV And The Holocaust

Shandler acknowledges that in the years immediately following the war, the Nazis’ systematic assault on Jews was not yet understood as a singularly distinct historical phenomenon.

Title: Birkon Mesorat Harav

In the preface, Rabbi Menachem Genack writes that halacha, in the Rav’s analysis, transforms eating by means of a new institution, the se’uda.

Q & A: Praying In Other Languages (Part XIII)

Question: When reciting a berachah in English, does a person fulfill his obligation if he says “Hashem” instead of “L-rd” or “G-d”? Yosef

The Mitzvah To Be Happy

How can the Torah command me to be happy? Being happy isn’t an emotion we can turn on and off like a light switch.

Daf Yomi

Global Shabbos – Everywhere Simultaneously Departing After Shabbos, Arriving On Shabbos (Sanhedrin 58b)

Jewish Criminal Law And The Accused

From the violator’s perspective, the prospect of death at the Hand of God may seem as dim as a cloudy star.

Lost In The Rescue

I jumped into the water to save someone's life and my cell phone got ruined, he said. Is the man liable for the ruined phone?

Diversity

We swam in the pool, played ball, barbequed, and played music but one thing that was different was the little store we had always remained closed on Shabbos.

The Significance Of The Shofar

One of the fundamental aspects of Rosh Hashanah is malchus – accepting Hashem as our king; the one and only king.

Elegy For ‘The Boys Of Summer’

My father would have taken us to the game but I declined because the Dodgers would soon leave Brooklyn and Ebbets Field would no longer house a major league team, so who cared?

The U.S. Embassy And Jerusalem: Origin Of The Controversy

Foreign Ministry officials, however, continued to argue that at best, international relations would be adversely affected and that at worst, global dissatisfaction with Israel would turn it into a pariah nation.

The Jewish Community And Hurricane Harvey

Hundreds of volunteers were on hand in Passaic and other cities on Sunday night to load trucks with boxes of supplies and food items headed for Texas.

Antifa: Conspiracy Of Silence?

Even Rep. Nancy Pelosi, no fan of Mr. Trump, has now taken to condemning antifa.

The Shofar: The Call From Within

We prepared and learned and repented in order to make Hashem very proud of us.

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