I recently heard someone say that it would be hard for a frum Jew to be a good comedian, because most good jokes are putting others down.
Netanyahu’s speech was far from the denunciation of the peace process that some of his detractors are depicting.
On certain public policy issues, Orthodox opinion stands in sharp contrast to the views of most American Jews.
Not only does it not infringe on the religious liberties of mohelim, it actually protects the religious liberties of parent.
Even youngsters in Israel, years away from voting age, are knowledgeable about politics and don’t hesitate to discuss their opinions.
My husband tried to raise the children Jewish. Now grown up, his children eschew all Jewish traditions and values.
I knew Abbie Hoffman, and you're nothing like him.
One can expect an intensification of the steadily rising Jewish share of the total population of the Land of Israel.
PA TV stressed that it considers as "heroes" 3 terrorists who are serving a total of 166 life sentences for planning suicide bombings.
"The rules of the city and the country are mandatory for everyone, and Mollet del Vallès will be uncompromising toward any kind of radicalism or blackmail." — Josep Monràs, Mayor of Mollet del Vallès, Spain
The Sephardi world had no Reform movement. In Ashkenaz the rabbis were constantly fighting an internal schism.
I wish my Democrats were half as brave and principled as the Tea party "crazies."
What the Republican and Tea parties have to recognize is that despite the validity to many of the arguments they make and the principles they support, they are missing the fundamental value that Americans prize over all else: ethics.
American non-Orthodox Jews are intermarrying their way into post-Jewish oblivion, and they’re doing so as a direct result of having emptied their version of Judaism of all meaning.
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.