My zaide, a rabbi who escaped death by misdirecting his "neighbors," would never accept the liberal view that all people are inherently good and would be sweet as sugar if only welcomed into our homes
What happens when frum Jews show technical compliance with Torah law but more exuberance and passion for material things? Or when they speak the language of rejection, racism, or extreme isolationism?
Why is it foolish to compare oneself to another? Because life is the most difficult exam an many people fail because they try to copy others, not realizing that everyone had a different question paper
The essence of Obama’s rhetorical style as POTUS: feinting towards common ground while pushing opponents away; dramatic; exasperated; an impression of boldness where there was none; utterly insincere
Georgetown' Prof. Jonathan Brown's problem is obvious: If Mohammed allowed slavery, it can't be wrong. Ditto for rape. He has to find a way to justify an Islamic practice by attacking OUR value system
Trump must reassure Netanyahu that he will apply pressure -- perhaps through our Sunni allies -- on the Palestinian Authority, and not only on Israel, as the Obama Administration did.
Does Linda Sarsour really think that people have gone so mad that they will give up the civil liberties that their ancestors earned through the centuries, merely for interest-free loans?
Iranian threats suggest that, in the wake of the JCPA, Iran may have grown so bold as to consider directly attacking US facilities rather than maintaining plausible deniability by doing so by proxy.
Israeli ministers, including our PM, should not seek to push a mercurial Trump to the point where he becomes exasperated. Everything suggests Israel will have greater support than under G. W. Bush
Dear 'HOMELAND,' Disagreement with Israel’s policies--including its settlement policies--is absolutely legit; Subjecting Israel to slander broadcasted to your audience is not. Get your facts STRAIGHT!
Doubt is being cast on Pres. Trump’s intention to follow through on his promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. He would be wise to act on his pledge and move the embassy, for four reasons.
A consideration of the connection between the Jew and the tree as we approach Tu B’Shevat. Shabbat Shalom and Happy Tu B'Shevat
Over the past decade, the RCA issued resolutions disapproving of ordaining women or hiring ordained women. Now the OU has joined them.
The entire epoch of Mashiach will be concluded by the year 6000. The Jewish calendar is now year 5777 Think about what is at stake and what are the consequences. What must we do to hasten the arrival?
“It takes some chutzpah for the government to punish a Jewish woman for celebrating Passover. It takes even more chutzpah to say that they are the only government agency in DC exempt from our civil rights laws.”
The key obstacle to peace is not the Palestinians' demand for land but their refusal to recognize the existence of the Jewish state, or any state but an Islamic one.
Trump’s executive order is not only moral; it’s a moral imperative. Protecting U.S. citizens is “Job One” for a responsible president.
Is Justice Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court 'good for the Jews'? In a word, "Yes," and he is good for America-but the two are never in conflict
Five lessons from this past Sunday’s Super Bowl that are reflected in insightful quotes which, by virtue of their vision, mirror truths to be found in our own Jewish tradition
Don't Dems see the incongruity in their claiming Trump's the vanguard of a fascist takeover of America and their tepid antipathy toward acts of violence committed in response to that perceived threat?