In the wake of 9-11, almost the entire nation felt a sense of unity, an overwhelming gratefulness to firefighters and police who risked and in many cases lost their lives. Where has all this gone?
Bitachon is trust in God – a trust that He will make things end up all right. It is more than faith and belief that God is able to extricate an individual or a community from a difficult situation.
Today I got up from sitting shiva for my beloved mother, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis. I looked for her but her chair was empty. The pain is raw. Where is my beautiful Ema?
Peace is actually hampered by the lack of Jewish sovereignty over YESHA, the cradle of the Jewish people. This is true regarding peace in Israel as well as the world in general.
The Flotilla's message: Israel is to blame for everything and should embrace national suicide by ending the Gaza naval blockade that stops Hamas from importing weapons. Its message for Hamas? Nothing.
"Political correctness in prisons is allowing extremism to flourish because guards are too afraid of confronting Muslims." Extremists "exploiting... staff fear of being labelled racist." The Telegraph
Israel may feel it is in its best interest to placate the court, but the ICC as an arm of Western ambitions throughout the region and the developing world does not have Israel’s interest in mind.
Rosh Hashanah is just 4 weeks away so get ready, Come to Israel and join the weight of the nation (approximately 6,000,000 Jews in Israel @ an average weight of 150 lbs, that’s 900 million lbs)
Sporadic violence has broken out in recent days against the Palestinian Authority by individuals, tribal groups and clans at odds with the increasingly unpopular rule by the PA's corrupt leaders.
The Holy Day vs. the Tel Aviv Railway Construction - Can both sides win, or must both sides lose?
Though the New York Times’ has a new Jerusalem bureau chief in Peter Baker, it remains the same-- anti-Israel, anti-Orthodox, anti-right wing--New York Times.
With the Obama administration handing over $400 million to the Iranian government it has turned its back on American victims of Iranian terrorism.
For social justice warriors, to know one victim group is to know any victim group – with Israel being a tempting and habitual target of their condemnation
The 'burkini ban' was enacted in response to Islamist terror attacks in France and concerns about the integration of France’s Muslim minority, France’s highest court just deemed it unconstitutional
Since 1967, Arab reconciliation with Israel has been frustrated by Palestinian rejectionism, a luxury Cairo and Riyadh can no longer afford because of the nuclear deal and rise of Islamist terrorism
Real religious leaders should not be “honored,” “valued,” or “well respected.
Controversial and compelling. the discussion touched on essential issues concerning the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, RESPECTFULLY.
Jews constitute an insignificant portion of the world’s population, 0.2% Considering the minuscule number. why is there such disproportionate coverage of Jews and Israel?
Drug abuse can be cured, the toll of an overdose reversed. But suicide is irrevocable.
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.