When one can truly appreciate his uniqueness, he will be able to ascribe value to himself and to others, laying the groundwork for healthier and more fulfilling relationships.
The admonition not to mistreat gerim in this week's parsha is not limited to converts. Anyone in any social situation can feel like a ger, it’s just the inevitability of social dynamics
The chasm between how the parties view Israel is clear: Democrats, at best, see moral equivalence between Israel and the PA; Republicans see Israel as a close and valued ally under unprecedented attack
Rabbi Riskin was surprised to learn that a peace plan he supported would make him a Palestinian citizen and thoroughly endanger the existence of the state of Israel.
Applying "intersectionality"—a pseudo-academic theory asserting all social justice movements are inexorably linked, anti-Israel activists have made opposition to Israel and support for BDS a litmus test
Objective jurisprudential standards have come to be seen by the activist left on campus as tantamount to victim-blaming.
Hillary Clinton can sleep well at night. She knows that no matter what she does, her defenders at the Department of Justice will shield her from harm.
Though Pollard has finally been "sprung," he is still being punished-as a Jew. The system has taken away the thing that is dearest to him--his observance of the Jewish Sabbath.
Neither Israeli-Palestinian peace nor a better life for Palestinians will ever be achievable as long as this culture of death continues to dominate mainstream Palestinian politics.
If 34 years after "peace." an Egyptian athlete still won't shake hands with an Israeli, what does that portend for peace with the Palestinians, whose society is drenched in hatred of Israel and Jews?
Palestinians are so good at propaganda they've won over hapless progressive liberals, including many Jews whose legendary compassion for the downtrodden extends mainly to those outside Judaism.
I rubbed my eyes with incredulity when I read bizarre anti-Israel/pro-Black Lives Matter statements emanating from Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the ADL. Has he completely forgotten the ADL's purpose?
How in the world is this prevaricating potential-presidential possibly prevailing?
I applaud Israel's government for, albeit belatedly, acting to expel or bar entry to foreigners entering Israel as "tourists" to promote/assist BDS and provoke West Bank Palestinians against the IDF
The world has taken no action against China's militarization of the disputed Spratly Islands. Expect the same with "Palestine".
In true Judaism, it is none of the business of Jews to fix or repair humanity, it is the job of Jews to repair the Jews - a not inconsiderable task - NOT to repair the world.
The clock probably can’t be turned back to that shining city on a hill, but we still might be able to make America great again.
Thousands of RJJ alumni were, or are still, active in important leadership roles in Jewish life and Jewish communities in the U.S. and Israel.
The Three Weeks are a hard. mournful time. But like any difficult time, it is also a time of opportunity; a time to take the difficult and learn from it, take the sadness and learn to appreciate joy
It behooves Trump and US to remember Pres. Reagan's approach to Russia, especially a Russian like Vladimir Putin: It is imperative to deal with Russia from a position of strength, not weakness.
ZOA again urges the ADL and Jonathan Greenblatt to stop promoting #BLM and to unequivocally condemn the anti-Semitic, Israel-hating #BLM.
Reports confirm a profound, bilateral disconnect between Israelis living in US and local Jewish communities. We're not embracing Israelis living here, and, unsurprisingly, they're not embracing us.
The Defense Ministry maintains that the Iran deal “only damages the uncompromising struggle we must make against terrorist states like Iran.” Not exactly as Obama sees Israel's position
Preventing free speech worldwide is Jihad, but the Jewish people are Islam’s perpetual target.
I urge you to take action at your shul to pass a motion to add rules that will protect your children–our children from predators. And never say “it won’t happen here.”