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An Odor Of Intolerance At The Times

The pool of hypocrisy is deep at The New York Times when it comes to double standards against Jews, especially Observant Jews.

Shavuot: Heavy On The Customs, Light On The Laws

What stands out about the halachot of Shavuot is the lack of any specific halachot for Shavuot.

Humility Is Not Weakness

Torah teaches us not to attribute our success to our own strength. The innocent and the arrogant believe in themselves. The wise and the holy believe in God.

Advice to Clinton: Don’t Try to Placate Sanders’ Hard Left Voters

Clinton should be wary: any effort to embrace the 'Sanderistas will backfire.'

Jerusalem Day: A Perception of Time and Space

How long does the city have to be reunited for people to stop talking about division, but instead to see how things are better under Israeli rule?

The Difficult and Important Task of Commemorating Iraqi Jewry’s Farhud

The Farhud (“violent dispossession” (in Arabic), the two-day pogrom that befell the Jews of Baghdad occurred 75 years ago on Shavuot in 1941.

Jimmy Carter Accuses Trump and GOP of Racism, Ignores His Own Bigotry

According to many observers, Carter's anti-Jewish bigotry is because he lost the reelection because he became the first Democrat since 1920 not to receive a majority of the Jewish vote.

Lieberman – Learn Some Torah!

Our task as Jews and as a holy Nation is to link the physical world with the Divine. As Rabbi Kook makes clear, Eretz Yisrael is the G-d given place ideally suited for this task.

Tenufa Bakehila: Much More than a Home Repair Project

Tenufa Bakehila was founded 23 years ago, helping close to 4,000 families in that time, with 237 families assisted last year. So far over 27,000 volunteers have helped with the project.

Palestinians and Jordan: Will a Confederation Work?

The Jordanian public opposes confederation, fearing the confederation would lead to the "dilution" of the Jordanian identity, creating instability and undermining security.

The Israeli Left’s War against the Flag

At the Israeli Left's own rallies, one sees scores of Stalinist red flags, a plethora of PLO flags, and even the occasional Hamas flag-- but no Israeli flags.

Sanders’ Bigoted Appointees Endanger Clinton’s Election

Proving the absurdity of relativism, Zogby, a major supporter of the BDS movement is a moderate in comparison to West whose anti-Israel rhetoric is obscene

The “Palestinian” Lie

Agreeing to the Oslo Accords and its implicit lie of a “Palestinian people” led to the rebirth of a virulent, open Jew hatred of a kind not seen since the decade leading to the Holocaust.

When A Divided Jerusalem Became Whole

Today is Jerusalem Day, marking 49 years since the divided city, torn in two by Jordanian occupation, finally became reunited.

Jerusalem Day – Or ‘Occupation Day’?

On Jerusalem Day we celebrate not only the liberation of Jerusalem but Judea, Samaria, and the Golan as well. We have much to be thankful for-and no one or group can take that away.

The Terrorist Defender And The Democrats’ Platform

The Democrats have just chosen American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee director James Zogby, one of the most vocal defenders of a notorious Palestinian terrorist, to help write their platform.

Lessons From A Nest Of Welcome Robins

If the Shechinah feels a sense of welcome – Jews longing for its return to its earthly nest in Yerushalayim – it will speedily return for the third-and final-time.

The Power Of A Kippah, For Better Or Worse

When we put on our Jewish “uniform,” yarmulke or a sheitel, people watch to see whether we are acting like a sincerely observant Jew or a religious hypocrite.

Is the Israeli Government Empowering Islam’s Disregard for History?

The real question for the Israeli government is what cost do we incur letting the Muslim Waqf radically change our holiest site-the Temple Mount-in exchange for some 'quiet.'

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