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Artist and Survivor

27 Tevet 5774 – December 30, 2013
Although Kempler's art is “dark,” the spirit of her humanity is ever- present.

Guide Dogs at the Western Wall: Supporting the Blind

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz prohibited guide dogs from the lower plaza of the Western Wall.

The Palestinian Refugees – Reality Test

The Palestinian refugee issue has been dramatically misrepresented, distorting circumstances and numbers, in order to de-legitimize the Jewish state.

What Israel Should Learn from Iran (and Egypt and Syria and Libya)

26 Tevet 5774 – December 29, 2013
The CIA intervened to get rid of Iran's unpredictable prime minister Mossadegh, in 1953.

Faith and Knowledge

24 Tevet 5774 – December 26, 2013
If you lack emunah, how can you develop it merely because you’re commanded to believe?

Stop the Dishonest Academic Boycott

Now the blip is beginning to look more like a wave.

Judaism and Eating Meat: Letter to a Vegan Animal Rights Activist

When the Temple was in existence, Jews were religiously obligated to eat roast meat at least once a year.

More Palestinian Lies About Christmas

This is a political version of replacement theology.

Not-So-Basic Black

Why Orthodox women tend to favor black over colorful clothing.

Why Jews Should Care about Dennis Rodman’s Trip to North Korea

21 Tevet 5774 – December 23, 2013
I began to hear rumors that North Korea was using poison gas to kill selected political prisoners.

Egypt’s New Constitution: As Bad as the Old One?

"In Egypt, a civil state means a modern nationalist state that is compatible with Islamist provisions." — Ali Gomaa, Egypt's former Grand Mufti.


Experts on the media have jumped in to advise against taking selfies.

Kill the Quest for ‘Chill’

20 Tevet 5774 – December 22, 2013
What originally seems like fun can quickly turn into a buzz kill.

As Obama Falls, So Does NBC News

There is no way to know how much damage the leftist lunacy has done to the NBC News brand.

Dejudaizing the Holocaust: Insert Name of Nation Here

The Nazis intended to obliterate our religion, as well as our bodies.

The Most Damaging President We’ve Ever Had

17 Tevet 5774 – December 20, 2013
In modern political parlance “compassionate” is a euphemism for ever-expanding government.

Protecting our Children from Terrorists

A wake up call to action for the Jewish community.

Time to tell the Truth about the Draft of Haredim

The Yesh Atid-sponsored draft law is very different from what you have been reading in the haredi press and hearing from haredi politicians and activists.

Neshama Carlebach and the Politics of God

17 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
The late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach did not belong to any religious movement, but his daughter Neshama now belongs.

J Street’s Blindness, Mohammed’s Dream and Israel’s Nightmare

15 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
We live in a world where a people returning to it’s ancestral home is accused of occupation, and redemption has become colonialism.

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