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Financially Strapped Jewish Elite Auctioning Their Masterpieces In Israel

28 Heshvan 5769 – November 26, 2008
In an effort to stave off financial disaster, an elite group of economically- challenged American Jewish businessmen, investment firms and private individuals have put some of their most prized art collectibles up for sale via Israel's Matsart auction house.

Is It Creepy To Remember Someone Else’s Tragedy?

16 Iyyar 5768 – May 21, 2008
There is perhaps a paradox afoot in conventional American Jewish views on Holocaust memory.

Title: Getting Our Groove Back – How to Energize American Jewry

1 Elul 5767 – August 15, 2007
Author: Scott Shay Publisher: Devora Publishing

Isaac Leeser: Architect of Traditional Judaism in America

4 Tammuz 5767 – June 20, 2007
Who was the one person most responsible for perpetuating traditional Judaism in 19th century America? The indisputable answer: Isaac Leeser.

Brandeis’s Jewish Problem

3 Adar 5767 – February 21, 2007
Last week it was reported that major supporters of Brandeis University have cut off their donations in retaliation for the university's hosting of Israel and American-Jewry basher and former president Jimmy Carter on campus.

Hooked On American Jewish History

15 Kislev 5767 – December 6, 2006
One of the most well-kept secrets in Flatbush is the Yosef Goldman Collection of American Jewish Books and Manuscripts.

My America – The Long Road

28 Iyyar 5764 – May 19, 2004
The Jewish Museum has a story to tell in "My America: Art From The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955."

Letters To The Editor

14 Tishri 5764 – October 10, 2003
Columnist's Anti-Bush TiradeThe Jewish Press, which I've been reading since its first issue, is a greatly improved paper - one that we can be proud...

American Jews and School Choice

7 Tishri 5764 – October 3, 2003
The arguments in favor of school choice and voucher systems have by now become quite familiar.

The Book On Bush

10 Adar I 5763 – February 12, 2003
David Frum, the former White House speechwriter who coined the "Axis of Evil" phrase for President Bush's 2002 State of the Union address, is out with an engaging behind-the-scenes look at his time in the White House.

Bush, Jews And Democrats (Part XIV)

19 Shevat 5763 – January 22, 2003
Here we are fourteen weeks into our series on Jewish voting habits, and the Monitor admits to having no single satisfactory answer to why Jews are still, after all these years, in such utter thrall to the Democratic party.

American Jewry's Outdated Orthodoxy

15 Tevet 5763 – December 20, 2002
Most American Jews are orthodox. No, that's not a misprint, nor is it a sign that I've taken leave of my senses. In fact, the bulk of American Jewry is very orthodox. The problem is, they're very orthodox in their liberalism, not their Judaism -- and therein lies the answer to all the costly studies, surveys and polls commissioned by Jewish organizations in their never-ending quest to understand why Jews are assimilating themselves out of existence.

Bush, Jews And Democrats (Part VII)

29 Kislev 5763 – December 4, 2002
The 1980 presidential election, like the Nixon-McGovern matchup eight years earlier, offered a clear choice between a Republican candidate who was unambiguous in his support of Israel and a Democrat whose record was something less than sterling. Only this time, the pro-Israel candidate was the challenger, former California governor Ronald Reagan, while the more problematic candidate was the incumbent, James Earl Carter.

Eco-Judaism: Nothing Jewish About This Fad

10 Kislev 5763 – November 15, 2002
In recent years the American Jewish community has been the target of a campaign that tries to argue that Jews are theologically obligated to support each and every green fad to come along. Several organizations have arisen in the name of "eco-Judaism," which is nothing more than the endorsement of the environmentalist political agenda in the name of Judaism.

Selichos For Oslo Supporters

28 Tishri 5763 – October 4, 2002
The Israeli and American Jewish supporters of Oslo are asked to say special Selichos prayers this year in light of the terrible catastrophes inflicted upon Israel by the policies they have forced on the country.

The new Oslo Selichos go something like this:

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