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The Question the Palestinians Aren’t Being Asked

Friedman has been writing the same column for decades in which he asks Israelis whether they will leave the "West Bank."

Overturning the Amalek Mindset

Amalek tries to convince us there is no hashgacha in this world – that Hashem is not involved and doesn’t care about us.

Blow People Up? What a Surprise!

If we cannot see what is happening, it seems likely that we simply do not want it to be happening. But apparently not enough to try to stop it from happening.

Predictive Journalism, Nate Silver, and the Talmudic Mind

Nate Silver adapted the theorem into his "Bayesian convergence," the method of dispelling myths and opposing opinions as evidence.

Tremping Rules of the Road

If you look like someone they wouldn't invite into their home, they won't invite you into their car.

Manufacturing Consent on Same Sex Marriage

The idea of same sex marriage didn't win at the ballot box, the marketing strategy developed by leftist social psychologists did.

Iran: Behind Rouhani’s Smile, Reza Shahabi Tortured In Prison

Shahabi has been ordered to pay an extortionate fine of 70 million Rials (US$5,700) or his release date will be delayed by two years.

We Are Not ‘Lost to Secularism’

The reason young people like myself are leaving Modern Orthodoxy is that our education has succeeded beyond compare.

Names: The Fight for History

The fight for language is the fight for history. It is one in the same.

The Parameters and Paradoxes of Being an Orthodox Woman

Kollel lifestyle has ironically helped promote this, as women seek to find means to support their husbands.

Bury Me There

Pascal’s famous wager was that it makes sense to bet on God.

Shidduchim for the Rest of Us

Moms, I want to assure you I am not in any way belittling your efforts to research your child’s shidduch prospects.

Curing Internet Addiction with Torah Novelties

Travel back to a time before smart phones, SMS and Facebook.

Pursuing Positivity In The Digital Age

Our emotional response to events has much to do with how we process events.

The Discordant Notes of Open Orthodoxy

Nothing defines a community so much as its recognition of common leadership and willingness to respect its authority.

The Shabbat Morning Service: Like an Opera, Only More

Each week, the Shabbat morning service tells a different dramatic story.

The Pew Study and Zionism: the Inconvenient Truth

What's lacking on all sides of the discussion is a frank consideration of what we might learn from each other.

GOP Looking Good But Election Still 9 Months Away

We begin with 4 obvious pick ups: Arkansas, Montana, West Virginia and South Dakota.

Stunning Insensitivity from Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama's lust for luxury has always been a bit of a problem for her husband and Democrats in general.

Jewish Guilt and the Deterioration of Jewry

Jews should be excited and participate in their culture and faith from a place of enthusiasm and love.

Act like a Ghetto Jew and Be Treated as a Ghetto Jew

Is Kerry an Emperor who issues decrees from on high over which poor ghetto Jews have no power whatsoever?

Women Wearing Tefilin

The Talmud (Eiruvin 96a) mentions that Michal, the daughter of King Saul, wore Tefilin and no one objected.

Appeasement and Economic Sanctions

According to Winston Churchill, "an appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.”

The Middle East in the Super Powers House of Mirrors

To comprehend the Middle East one must consider the convoluted, and often counterproductive role the super powers have played in the region.

Boycott the Real Human Rights Violators: Open Letter to Emma Thompson

I know a little something about human rights violations – such as the violation of my daughter Alisa’s right to live.

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