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Lebanon’s Anti-Palestinian Apartheid Laws

Although Palestinians have lived in Lebanon for more than six decades, they are still treated as foreigners when it comes to obtaining a work permit

Rape, the Agunah Problem, and Bernard Jackson

Modern Orthodoxy has tried valiantly to deal with the issue through prenuptial, but the Haredi world has refused to make any concessions.

Rouhani and Iranian Deceit

The West is not acquainted with Shi'ite culture and is not aware of the deep motives that drive Iran.

Roger Cohen Praises AJC’s Harris Attack on Bennett

Every once in a while, you can glean from the Chutzpah an entire world view.

Why Do We Let Abortions Become a ‘Leftist’ Issue?

In considering the rights of the unborn child versus the mother's, Jewish law sides with the viable life—mother, against the potential life—fetus.

Modern Orthodoxy’s Welcome Alternative

Many of the talented and motivated individuals who leave the Haredi world could choose Modern Orthodoxy, but they don't.

When Helen Keller Confronted The Nazis

The outcry around the world against Nazi book burning included a moving letter from Helen Keller.

When a Meeting Is an Endorsement

There is no other candidate running for mayor who supports our community’s values as Salgado does.

And the Winner is… Iran’s Nuclear Program

Making Rouhani the president was a brilliant strategic move for Khamene'i.

They Voted for a Moderate – Now What?

The 686 men who expressed their desire to run in Iran's presidential election were whittled down to 8.

Pills and Religion

Every American child seems to be on Ritalin and Israelis are imitating them.

Is Rohani a Moderate Game-Changer or a Diversion?

Rohani’s election positions the regime to cater – superficially – to reform-minded voters in Iran, while improving Iran’s prospects in international negotiations.

Mahmoud Abbas and the 120 Old Men

The top Israeli advocate for letting the terrorists out of jail is none other than Shimon Peres.

A Jewish Democracy in Eretz Israel, without Panic and Outside the Box

The "Community Democracy" model meets all the criteria of the liberal democratic outlook, but it is based on the Jewish heritage and the Torah.

Buses on Shabbat: What Would Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch Say?

"The Lord conferred statehood upon His people so that they might defend the enforcement of justice and preserve the truth contained in our Law as handed down by transmission."

The ‘Arab Spring’ Culminating in a Bloody ‘Sushi’

With Iran and Hezbollah openly supporting the anti-Sunni side in Syria, the battle lines have been redrawn, this time according to ancient and familiar traditions.

In Defense of MK Rabbi Dov Lipman

The boys who leave yeshiva to go to work are made to feel like they are second class and this makes it difficult for them to remain chareidi.

My Rebbe’s Rebbe

At some point I noticed an arresting picture on his wall and discovered that his maternal grandfather was Rav Dovid Lifshitz.

Power Pick Highlights Obama’s Genocide Problem

The Obama team included many outspoken advocates of U.S. action against the Bashir regime.

New Iran Crisis Looming

Israel, which is more threatened by Iran's nuclear program than is the U.S., has less time to make its up mind on how and when to proceed to avert a threat to its existence.

Alice Walker at 92nd Street Y: Tight Security, Squelched Interview

Police arrived when a confrontation between a screaming protester and a Walker supporter threatened to erupt into physical conflict.

Chukkat: How Far Can our Understanding of Torah Reach?

How can that substance which purifies the contaminated also render impure the uncontaminated priest who prepared it?

Rambam, Yeshiva Exemptions, and Intellectual Dishonesty

Rambam would not support the subsidized yeshiva system currently in place in Israel.

The Data Retention Disaster Heading to the US

Mandatory data retention laws are already in place in certain parts of the world, but Europe has pioneered the practice.

Why Does the NY Times So Hate Missile Defense?

The Russians ginned up media opposition to the NATO missile defense deal, and then used threats of nuclear-armed missile attacks to delay its deployment.

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