Chillul Tefila Bifarhesia, as well as halachicly challenged verbiage and dress, are external manifestations of a critical lack of personal yiras shomayim which has lethal consequences.
Posted on: January 30th, 2008InDepth → Front Page
On Sunday night, many observant Jews will be among the hundreds of millions of people watching the Jets fan's nightmare as the Giants play the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.
Posted on: December 27th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a number of rabbis did their utmost to establish and maintain Orthodox Judaism in America.
Posted on: December 12th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
An interview with the man who led Israel's 1981 attack on Iraq's nuclear reactor
Posted on: October 31st, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Two weeks ago I debated Michael Steinhardt, the renowned philanthropist and self-declared atheist, and Prof. Noah Feldman, arguably America's foremost thirty-something legal mind, on the subject of whether or not Jews are different based on their values.
Posted on: October 24th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
There is a nefarious lobby that controls American policy and subordinates American interests to its own narrow interests.
Posted on: October 10th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
"If this president does not get us out of Iraq, when I am president, I will," pledged Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in a televised Democratic debate broadcast nationally and around the world.
Posted on: September 25th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Throughout history there have been gentiles who decided the only way for them to come close to God was to convert to Judaism.
Posted on: August 29th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
I suppose I should begin by explaining why I bothered to read the book The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (Bantam, 2006).
Posted on: August 22nd, 2007InDepth → Front Page
On August 27, 1929, The New York Times ran the following front-page banner:8 AMERICANS LISTED IN 70 HEBRON DEADAttack on Rabbinical College was Savage – 18 Killed in Banker’s HouseWOMEN AND CHILDREN SLAINThe headline referred to an unprovoked massacre perpetrated by Arabs on innocent Jews on August 24. Many of those killed that Shabbos were [...]
Posted on: July 25th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Not long ago posters appeared in a number of synagogues in Brooklyn banning a recently published book that, according to the posters, contained misleading halachic rulings.
Posted on: June 27th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Mention the names Leo Gottlieb, Sid Hertzberg, Ossie Schectman, Ralph Kaplowitz, Nat Milotzok and Hank Rosenstein, and the image that probably comes to mind is that of the board of directors of a Florida retirement village rather than half the roster of the 1946-47 New York Knickerbockers basketball team.
Posted on: June 27th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
After their military defeat by regular forces, the occupied population produced terrorists who engaged in bombings, sniping, poisonings, and other attacks on occupation forces and on the civilian population.
Posted on: June 20th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Who was the one person most responsible for perpetuating traditional Judaism in 19th century America? The indisputable answer: Isaac Leeser.
Posted on: May 9th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
It is one of the great ironies of the 21st century that anti-Zionists and anti-Semites on both the Left and the Right, have returned to racialist arguments against Jews that most of us thought had died out after World War II.
Posted on: May 2nd, 2007InDepth → Front Page
The powerful ox of Taurus symbolizes the month of Iyar. The bull's characteristic of stubbornness features positively when it manifests itself as uncompromising loyalty.
Posted on: April 25th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Rabbi Pinchas M. Teitz, who eventually became rav of Elizabeth, New Jersey, visited America from 1933-1935.
Posted on: February 28th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
It isn't fair," whined the donkey to the ox.
Posted on: February 7th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
One of the factors that hindered the proper early development of Judaism in America was a lack of qualified religious functionaries.
Posted on: January 10th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
There is a widespread perception in Israel that Sephardic Jews are more sensible than the rest of us. Sephardim, or "Oriental Jews" as they are commonly if mistakenly called (strictly speaking, the two terms are not interchangeable), tend to shy away from the various manifestations of non-moderation that afflict Ashkenazi or "Western" Jews.
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