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Learning To Play A Sacred New Song

4 Tammuz 5767 – June 20, 2007
The conductor gazed down at the orchestra, waved his baton and the stirring sounds of Grieg's "Triumphal March" began to fill the air.

‘Things Once Taken For Granted Are Now Considered Unacceptable’: A Conversation With Professor Marc...

8 Iyyar 5767 – April 25, 2007
Marc B. Shapiro, a Judaic Studies professor at the University of Scranton, is a mine of information and a lightning rod for controversy.

President Savage? Radio Talker Mulls Oval Office Run

2 Nisan 5767 – March 21, 2007
Tanks keeping illegal immigrants from U.S. borders? Nukes dropped on terrorist sanctuaries? Iraqi insurgent strongholds barb-wired and then decimated?

Rachel Levmore And How To Be A Pioneer In Get-Getting

10 Adar 5767 – February 28, 2007
Rachel Levmore is not a doctor. She is, in fact, a lawyer - of Halachah.

Religion and The Presidency

26 Shevat 5767 – February 14, 2007
With Presidents Day coming up next Monday, it seemed like the ideal time to chat with Paul Kengor, associate professor of political science and executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Rachel Factor’s ‘Not Even Normal’

29 Kislev 5767 – December 20, 2006
When Rachel Factor was searching for a title for her new show, the words "not even normal" kept popping into her head.

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton On Israel, Iraq And Terror

4 Heshvan 5767 – October 25, 2006
On the eve of her expected reelection victory, New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton met with the editorial board of The Jewish Press.

Exclusive Interview: Liberals, Bush, and Israel: A Chat With Ann Coulter

8 Tammuz 5766 – July 4, 2006
Ann Coulter is the author of five New York Times bestsellers, including the current Godless: The Church of Liberalism.

Exclusive Interview: Chief Rabbi Amar: Sharon Was Emphatic On Conversion Issue

18 Tevet 5766 – January 18, 2006
JERUSALEM - Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar took the time last week to speak with The Jewish Press at his home in Jerusalem.

Not Such ‘Stars Of David’ An Interview With Author Abigail Pogrebin

27 Kislev 5766 – December 28, 2005
It may sound like the starkest of contradictions, but Abigail Pogrebin's Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish (Broadway Books) is as depressing as it is addictive.

Fishl’s Footrace: An Interview With Fred Lebow’s Biographer

7 Adar I 5765 – February 16, 2005
Fred Lebow, who died in October 1994, took a small race that had been held in Central Park and turned it into a Big Apple spectacle - the New York City Marathon, the world's greatest footrace.

Rav Avigdor Miller: The Later Years

17 Av 5764 – August 4, 2004
From 1946 to 1975 Rav Miller was the rav of the Young Israel of Rugby in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn. In 1975 the shul relocated to Ocean Parkway near Avenue R and was subsequently called Bais Yisroel Torah Center. Rav Miller served as the rav there until his passing in 2001.

Rav Avigdor Miller: His Years as Mashgiach

10 Av 5764 – July 28, 2004
What follows below should be read in light of what Orthodoxy in the United States was during the forties, fifties and sixties. Orthodoxy certainly looked at least 'externally' different than it does today. In general, Orthodox Jews dressed in a fashion similar to their gentile neighbors. Most Orthodox men were clean shaven.

Rav Avigdor Miller: His Early Years

3 Av 5764 – July 21, 2004
The third yahrzeit of HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l, occurred a few weeks ago. I had the privilege of knowing him as a talmid and on a personal level for more than 30 years, from about 1970 until his passing in 2001.

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