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Who’s The Stranger?

22 Av 5776 – August 26, 2016
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

Israel is not a matter of Bipartisan Consensus

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

The Devil is in the Details

22 Av 5776 – August 25, 2016
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.

Are Jews who Refuse to Renounce Israel Being Excluded from “Progressive” Groups?

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

A Prudent Approach To Following The News

21 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
Again, this story has dominated the news for days and is doubtlessly known to a wide audience. Yet, for all its potentially serious import, it has still to be fully explored.

Frank Seddio For Kings County (Brooklyn) Democratic County Leader

He and his family have been key to the remarkable renaissance the borough has enjoyed in recent years.

The Pollard Saga Continues

In any event, Mr. Pollard seems unable to persuade federal judges to override the dictates of our prosecutorial bureaucracy and cut him some slack.

Crown Heights Pogrom, 25 Years Later

Notwithstanding the media spin at the time, led by The New York Times, there were no two sides to the violence.

Trump as a Matter of Principle

A minority within a minority: Jewish Blue-State professionals who plan to vote for Donald Trump. Can they make the difference?

Simon Wiesenthal And The Waldheim Affair

In his later years he spoke out in favor of war crimes trials for the perpetrators of genocide in the former Yugoslavia, and he lent his name to the Holocaust study center and Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

Hillary Scraps Her Worst Pander

Objective jurisprudential standards have come to be seen by the activist left on campus as tantamount to victim-blaming.

Anti-Israel Double Standards Enable Assad’s Brutality

The violence in the multi-party proxy war in Syria seems to be getting worse. Nearly 500000 people have been killed with an average of 262 daily deaths

Rebbetzin Of The World: An Interview with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

20 Av 5776 – August 23, 2016
"The idea of bringing people back to Yiddishkeit was inside me from my childhood days."

3 Justice Department Field Offices Wanted to Investigate The Clinton Foundation.

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.

One Lie Too Many for Hillary?

Clinton told the FBI in an interview regarding her special server that it was Powell who suggested to her that she use this personal email account. Powell now denies it.

Why is Pollard Being Forced to Violate the Jewish Sabbath?

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.

Israel’s First Patient Advocate

19 Av 5776 – August 22, 2016
Patients who have “barriers to care,” such as cultural or language differences or physical disabilities, are particularly interesting to Kilim.

“No Room for the Zionist Entity in the Region”

Hamas's decision to participate in the upcoming local and municipal elections will further strengthen the movement and pave the way for it to extend its control from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank.

INTO THE FRAY- To: “Bogy” Yaalon; cc: Dore Gold; Re: Israel’s Security Imperatives

18 Av 5776 – August 21, 2016
Despite my personal bias in favor of Former Defense Minister,Moshe “Bogy” Yaalon, I must confess that I have been disturbed, disappointed and, at times, even dismayed at some of his recent decisions

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