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As Stands The Tree, So Stands The Man

A consideration of the connection between the Jew and the tree as we approach Tu B’Shevat. Shabbat Shalom and Happy Tu B'Shevat

The Orthodox Union Gets It Right On Women Rabbis

Over the past decade, the RCA issued resolutions disapproving of ordaining women or hiring ordained women. Now the OU has joined them.

Been There, Done That. Time For A Change

Bennet could have threatened to topple the government unless a bill to save Amona and the threat of destruction lifted. But political self-sacrifice is non-existent when it comes to the Land of Israel

Mashiach At The Threshhold

The entire epoch of Mashiach will be concluded by the year 6000. The Jewish calendar is now year 5777 Think about what is at stake and what are the consequences. What must we do to hasten the arrival?

Passover Punishment: Stunning Unpublished Ruling

“It takes some chutzpah for the government to punish a Jewish woman for celebrating Passover. It takes even more chutzpah to say that they are the only government agency in DC exempt from our civil rights laws.”

Do Not Reward Bad Behaviour: Trump Must Bury the Anti-Semitic UN Resolution

The key obstacle to peace is not the Palestinians' demand for land but their refusal to recognize the existence of the Jewish state, or any state but an Islamic one.

Settlements And The Trump Statement

If the administration is indeed thinking along the lines of region-wide approach as opposed to a two state solution, it will be a breath of fresh air...

The Orthodox Union’s Statement On Women Rabbis

And the frustrated voices of those unable to find suitable outlets for their talents were growing louder and louder.

Movie Productions And Parking On The Lower East Side

This is even more of an issue for observant Jews...

A Victory For Educational Choice

In recent years the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared a constitutional path for programs such as educational vouchers that would permit religious and other non-public school students to receive the same economic benefits as their public school counterparts.

Vaccinations, Lost Diamonds, And Torture: An Interview with Noted Posek Rabbi J. David Bleich

Obligation is a strong word. There are many medical procedures that are life-saving in nature that are not obligatory if there’s even a small risk involved.

Unforgettable Uncle Lajos: The Life & Legacy Of Ludovit Feld

I was 20 at the time of my first escape attempt. It was unsuccessful – someone had informed the authorities of my plan – and I was sent home from the Czech - German border, back to my prison of invisible bars. That only made me more determined.

Preventing Radical Islamists From Murdering Americans Is a Moral Act

Trump’s executive order is not only moral; it’s a moral imperative. Protecting U.S. citizens is “Job One” for a responsible president.

The Gorsuch Nomination: Good for the Jews

Is Justice Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court 'good for the Jews'? In a word, "Yes," and he is good for America-but the two are never in conflict

What REALLY Will Be the Fate of the Regulation Law?

The Right, currently celebrating the passing of 'historic' the Regulation Law, will discover 2 things: First, Israel's High Court will nullify it Second, in the world's eyes, we remain 'colonialists'

Palestinians Turn Jerusalem Into a Tool of Terror

Adding cries 'to save Jerusalem' to Arab incitement against Israelis will only make the Palestinian violence even more explosive.

Is There a Limit to the Resistance?

Don't Dems see the incongruity in their claiming Trump's the vanguard of a fascist takeover of America and their tepid antipathy toward acts of violence committed in response to that perceived threat?

Inaugural Words Heard ‘Round the World: ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’

For 8 years Barack Obama tip-toed around the radical Islamist elephant in the room which was reflected in the cowardice and complicity among the media elite to downplay the threat of Islamic terrorism

Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem Has Never Been An Easy Issue — For...

During his presidential campaign, Trump made a point of talking about moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. And now he is the President. Again, it is not so simple.

Moral Panic, Trump’s Immigration Ban, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Gaza

It's madness, these media puppet JINO's (Jews in Name Only) who can't generate umbrage for Jewish issues but can only be lit up by foreign forces possessing interests anathema to Jewish philosophy

A False Holocaust-Refugee Link

No matter how much more sensitive to Israel's ‎security needs Trump's White House may be in comparison to his predecessor, there is no ‎excuse for writing Jews out of the Holocaust

Move the Embassy—for America’s Sake

The reasons every president waived the law requiring the US embassy move to Jerusalem are outdated and irrational, which purport that, somehow, moving the embassy will cause an international crisis.

If you Only Loved Refugees as Much as you Hate Donald Trump

In a time of greater instability and violence, Obama barely acted to provide sanctuary. But there were no protests in the streets of America to let in more refugees. Why the lack of protests?

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