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.
As the Torah teaches, poverty will never be eradicated, nor will our obligation to assist those in need.
Rather than the “Lobby” running the administration, it is the administration that runs the “Lobby.”
The davener stands, sits, stands, bows, straightens up, turns, takes steps backward and forward, sits, stands, sits, stands, bows, and so forth.
Before I knew it, we were suddenly busy with shopping, packing, and more shopping. My daughter was going to Israel.
The suicide bomber's education and attack preparations are diametrically opposed to that of mass killers, as is their socialization.
A few hours after the murder, the Prime Minister issued a directive to allow Jews back into Beit HaMachpela immediately.
Muslims of the Far East see the Arab jihadis of the Middle East in much the same way that non-Orthodox Jews view Charedim.
Amar had a very good reason to do what he did: it is a well established Israeli government policy that Israel will always negotiate with terrorists.
People here develop "antennas" which pick up vibrations in the air, and the vibes were definitely there.
PM Hamdallah: "The PA will pay at least 4,000 shekels a month to prisoners released after serving a long prison term, and considers them to be returning soldiers."
By the time I was 10, my mother and I had hitchhiked for thousands of miles and befriended hundreds of exceptionally strange people.
The professor claims Israel’s collapse will lead to an alliance between secular Palestinians and post-Zionist Jews and others to build a secular democracy.
It all comes down to our state of mind.
The trial was a shock to American Jews, as was Frank's lynching two years later.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s startling Sept. 11 op-ed article in The New York Times was sobering evidence that President Obama’s self-created Syrian debacle has fostered the appearance of a sea change in international affairs – a sea change to America’s detriment.