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The Guns Of August And Divine Providence

24 Av 5774 – August 20, 2014
The world wars caused unimaginable anguish for the Jews but God also scripted a great glory for our people.

All The ‘News’ That’s Fit To Castigate Israel

18 Av 5774 – August 13, 2014
Times reporter Anne Barnard reported (7/15) that Israel was to blame (so her Palestinian sources asserted) for its continued “occupation” of Gaza – which, Barnard failed to note, ended nearly a decade ago.

John Bolton: ‘We Must Protect Our Interests And Allies’

11 Av 5774 – August 6, 2014
I understand how two governments can negotiate a ceasefire, but terrorists by definition are not playing by the same rules as you are.

The Painful Path To Destruction

4 Av 5774 – July 30, 2014
For breaking his oath of allegiance, Tzidkiyahu was forced to witness the death of his sons before he himself was blinded and exiled to Babylon.

How The World Turned Against Israel

26 Tammuz 5774 – July 23, 2014
The anti-Israel camp does not need to win America fully to its side. Merely to neutralize it would radically alter the balance of power and put Israel in great jeopardy.

Dark Or Light?

19 Tammuz 5774 – July 16, 2014
Our rabbis told us it’s going to be very difficult before Mashiach comes. Should we fool ourselves?

The Argument Against Zealotry

12 Tammuz 5774 – July 9, 2014
What defines kana’ut these days? Throwing rocks at passing cars on Shabbos? Burning an Israeli flag on Yom Ha’Atzmaut?

Teach American Civics In Every Yeshiva

5 Tammuz 5774 – July 2, 2014
At a minimum, every child in our yeshivas needs to be taught how important it is, to the Jewish people and Israel, to utilize their right to vote and to cast an informed vote in every local, state and national election.

Every Bar Mitzvah A Testament To Jewish Survival

28 Sivan 5774 – June 25, 2014
The risks were great, but certain death awaited them if they remained. The gamble paid off, though the family was separated for the next four years of the war.

My Tom Friedman Problem

21 Sivan 5774 – June 18, 2014
What I cannot concede is the honesty of a reporter who cites a study in support of a proposition without telling his readers that the study actually concluded the opposite.

Miami Beach Memoirs

14 Sivan 5774 – June 12, 2014
My primary interest was in providing for my community, both spiritually and physically.

Not Your Ordinary Scribe

6 Sivan 5774 – June 3, 2014
As a guide to others and a foremost member of the Great Assembly, Ezra provided strong leadership and a moral conscience to a people that had lost its way.

A Profile In Jewish Courage For D-Day’s 70th Anniversary

29 Iyyar 5774 – May 28, 2014
Beyond the severe discomfort there was also the danger of getting sunk by enemy submarines prowling the seas.

How The St. Louis Tragedy Inspired Rescue Of Children

22 Iyyar 5774 – May 21, 2014
While grateful not to be returned to Germany, the passengers understood they were still in the middle of a danger zone.

What’s Your Jewish Perspective?

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 14, 2014
For our purposes, we will focus on Jewish-related subjects and call it “What’s Your Jewish Perspective?”

Young, Haredi – And Investor Extraordinaire

8 Iyyar 5774 – May 7, 2014
First, we want to be sure that the company is answering a real need; that the company is solving a real big problem.

The Miracle Of Israel’s Rebirth

1 Iyyar 5774 – April 30, 2014
“Fulfill my requests for good, grant my request, be mindful of us for deliverance and compassion...remember us for a good, long life…give us bread to eat, clothes to wear...”

Observance Of Yom Ha’Atzmaut And Yom Yerushalayim

25 Nisan 5774 – April 24, 2014
R. Hadaya strongly argues in favor of establishing a festive day in commemoration of the establishment of the state of Israel.

Achieving Unity: A Torah Thought For Pesach

15 Nisan 5774 – April 14, 2014
Perhaps worse than all the above is the acute lack of unity among Jews

The Four Sons: A Lesson for Parents and Teachers

10 Nisan 5774 – April 9, 2014
Too often, as parents and teachers, we think it means talking at our children, delivering to them good and worthy content that they should simply hear and assimilate into their minds and hearts.

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