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Blessed Times In Israel: Reflections Upon My Return From The Holy Land

Pesach in Israel is extraordinarily special. You can actually feel the chag in the air. For days beforehand, everyone is busy cleaning and preparing for the holiday.

Three Doors Down From The Friday Night Massacre in Halamish

We sat down, ate, drank, sang, ate dessert, started singing some more – and in the middle of our Shabbat song the commander's military phone started ringing...

International Farhud Day: An Insider’s Eyewitness Account

The Farhud occurred June 1&2 1941 in Iraq, effectively ending 2,600 yrs of Jewish life in Arab lands

When the Arabs Surrendered Hebron: Rabbi Goren Recalls How He Reclaimed the Cave of...

Rav Goren, a general and the Chief Rabbi of the Israeli army, recalls the excitement of and hurdles to being the first Jew to open the gates of the Cave of the Patriarchs in more than a thousand years

A Tribute to Irving Yitzchak Moskowitz z”l

The True Builder of United Jerusalem in Our Times

I Witnessed a Miracle Last Night [video]

My family was at the Western Wall in Jerusalem along with tens of thousands of mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and friends...

Remembering Yehoshua Friedberg HY”D [video]

I don't want to go to a memorial service, I can't stand military funerals and I can't forget. I hate this! Too many thoughts...

Yom HaShoah Narrative

The arm of my grandmother had a scar, a branding of the Holocaust that was her young adulthood amidst the fires of Auschwitz.

Egypt is Colorful and Full of Love; Meetings of Conciliation between Muslim and Jew,...

The best hasbara campaign to defend Israel and Judaism will never really be enough; there is not the trust and common language needed for such efforts. The gap can be bridged not via hasbara but via joint Jewish-Islamic courts.

Beyond Politics: Shabbos with Mr. Cruz

Ted Cruz is a true Oheiv Yisroel and the kind of unyielding moral warrior we need in the White House.

The Photo On The Wall

Today (10 Nissan – April 18) is the 21st yahrzeit of my daughter Alisa Flatow, Hy”d. I’d like to share with readers of The Jewish Press some personal reflections on the events of 1995 and what has happened since.

Lawyers Acknowledge Mistake In Filing Sexual Misconduct Charges Against Professor Dershowitz

It was a mistake to have filed sexual misconduct accusations against Dershowitz and the charges are hereby withdrawn

My Very First AIPAC Policy Conference

All I could think of as a first-timer drinking the Cool-Aid, was where do I sign up for next year.

First-Person Account of an American Rabbi Visiting the Temple Mount

Only the Rabbi and his wife had a personal escort of guards accompany them on the Temple Mount. Why?

My Query of an Israeli Arab MK Visiting London and the Torrent of Abuse

Def. of Chutzpah: 2 super successful Israeli Arabs told the crowd Israel oppresses its Arab citizens

I’ve Been Profiled

I was at Ben Gurion Airport and suddenly was surrounded by security guards, guns pointed at me.

Yad Vashem Visit

The same anti-Semitic hatred I saw in Yad Vashem is exists day after day, especially in Jerusalem

Thank you, Jewish Press Readers

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu has some final words for JewishPress.com readers before he moves on to his next phase in life...

20 Combat Officers of Israel Defense Forces Urge An End of Funding to Organizations...

An appeal to American Jews to stop funding organizations that harm Israel's Defense Forces

Attacked at Jaffa Gate

I decided that I’m not going to let terror keep me away from what I love to do, and all the more so, Jerusalem and guiding throughout Israel.

Jewish Press Guide for Drivers Faced with Arab Rock-Throwers

Don’t panic. Don’t stop your car. Don’t shoot. And most importantly, don’t give the enemy a victory by staying off the roads.

The Pain Never Eases

Yehudit's backstory and her poems related to the Yom Kippur War are a MUST read

‘Settler’ Leaders Denounces Arson-Murder, but Rabbis Still Silent

"Yesha" and Binyamin Regional Council leaders said the attack "is not the path of Jews in Judea and Samaria."

Is Obama a State Sponsor of Terrorism?

If the Iran deal passes, Obama's WH becomes world's leading financier of terrorism against Americans

In Appreciation of Jewish Women Role Models

“I hold the woman’s place over that of men in every fundamental aspect of public and private life."

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