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‘A Road Never Traveled, Leading Nowhere’

26 Nisan 5774 – April 25, 2014
If a child is seldom required to yield his desires and needs to those of others, surely doing so as an adult will not come naturally to him.

Tradition And Technology: E-learning In Jewish Day Schools

25 Nisan 5774 – April 24, 2014
Day schools can have boys and girls participate in the same online class but they don't meet or interact in "real time."

Jews In Space

Jews so hostile to their own people they’ve spun out into the orbit of rabid anti-Israeli and pro-Islamic radicalism.

Breaking The Fwd:fwd:fwd:fwd:fwd Chain

Rav Pam said we must realize that God has no pleasure from such negative speech.

Talmudic Journalism

Since Torah is the great equalizer, the great reconciler of divergent but valid opinions, this is also the place where common ground is reached.

Mass Shofar Blast Against Anti-Israel Enabling on April 29

Some American Jews feel their community has been hijacked from within by groups waging war against Israel seemingly in the name of the Jewish people.

Islam’s Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

23 Nisan 5774 – April 23, 2014
Jerusalem only seems important in the Islamic world when non-Muslims control or capture the city.

Jordanian Blame Game On Temple Mount Hints Future Trouble

22 Nisan 5774 – April 22, 2014
Jordan's king is adding fuel to the fire on the Temple Mount, blaming Israel for violence by Muslim Arab rioters.

Brandeis’s Dishonor Diaries

21 Nisan 5774 – April 20, 2014
At Brandeis, much of what counts as Western civilization got cold feet and won’t stand with Hirsi Ali.

Ukraine and the Question of Jewish Identity

But the lesson from this meditation is that hidden behind the anti-semitic act is the greatest light.

Would HaLevi have Turned in Rushdie? Or Banished Spinoza?

As support of their messianic dream, Halevi and Antepli approve dishonoring Hirsi Ali as a 'renegade.'

Throwing Stones of Love

18 Nisan 5774 – April 18, 2014
When we are united with unconditional love, no stone will be raised against us by our enemies.

Start-Up Journalism

17 Nisan 5774 – April 17, 2014
The reporter simply reports the news, but it is greater to be inspired to better the situation.

Echoes Of The Big Bang

The Big Bang theory marked the scientific community's first sense of the universe having a beginning.

Brig. Gen. Rabbi Rafi Peretz, Chief Rabbi of the IDF, Shares his Thoughts for...

We, soldiers of the IDF, who stand guard over the people and the land, fulfill the hopes of the millions of Jewish people across the generations who sought freedom.

The Deeper Dimension Of Passover

15 Nisan 5774 – April 14, 2014
How much is the human mind able to grasp of the Divine?

Trite But True: A Lesson For Passover 2014

Jews have brought the baggage of the galut (exile) mentality to the modern state of Israel.

Pesach In Exile: Why The Haggadah Was Compiled

The Haggadah is an instruction manual on how to survive as strangers in strange lands.

April 1944: A Jewish Exodus From The Polish Army

Jewish soldiers in the Polish forces often encountered anti-Semitic prejudice.

Halakhot of the Seder: Korekh

14 Nisan 5774 – April 13, 2014
At our seder we emulate the way it was celebrated in Temple times, as if the Temple still stood.

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