The pressure to live a lifestyle of the rich and famous can be overwhelming. This just serves, of course, to increase the risk of fraud and deceit.
Iran might well conclude that the sanctions could disappear in the course of endless rounds of diplomacy.
Young Jews desperately need to experience both the serious and lighter sides of Judaism.
"The sniper of Palestine was here... He left a signature of [real] men."
Permitting the niqab in the British legal and educational systems not only further legitimizes Islamist fundamentalism, but also opens the door for enforced apartheid.
In the West, most Jews that non-Jews encounter are not particularly committed to being Jewish.
Egypt has finally decided to tackle the security threat from the Sinai Peninsula.
Jihad, a holy war against the infidel, is the personal duty of every Muslim, and if he does not wage it, he will die as a religious hypocrite.
In this drama, J Street, much like other left-wing groups, is an enthusiastic cheerleader, nothing more.
Iran’s real boss, Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was wise to back Rouhani’s play.
The crowd, though nearly all frum, is nonetheless quite a diverse mix of the entire range of frumkeit, including haredi, chassidic, Modern, and barely.
The presence of a strong Israel gives credence to the Torah’s message that God is not finished with the people of the Covenant.
A whopping 58% of Jews married between the years 2000 and 2013 have non-Jewish spouses. That's up from 17% in 1970.
The idea that all of the Torah was given to Moses on Sinai is complex, rife with textual, historical, and philosophical problems.
The rest is commentary.
Because of the "5% hurdle," Germany's new coalition will tilt be to the left, while voters clearly wanted Germany to turn to the right.
Jihad will spread outwards to the region, then threaten global security -- possibly with biological and chemical weapons.
The art show represents its theme, the identity of joy in Judaism.
The Muslim Association of Iceland now admits that foreign donors will be paying for the mosque's construction costs.
Big tobacco promotes one of the most addictive and life-threatening substances known to humanity.