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Two Israelis Charged with Blackmailing a New York Rabbi

27 Av 5772 – August 14, 2012
The Tel Aviv District Attorney's offices today submitted to the magistrate court an indictment and an arrest order against Shay Cohen and Simon Soriano,...

The Wrong Stuff of the Right

I recently saw a picture of the first Agudah convention taken almost 100 years ago. There were people in all manner of dress: light suits, dark suits, vests… some had hats, some caps, some just plain Kipot. Many clean shaven, few with peyos… All were there and all were the equivalent of the Charedi world we have today. This was the Agudah of Yesteryear.

The Greatest Gift You Could Leave Your Family

25 Av 5772 – August 12, 2012
How to lighten the load in the case of disaster.

Family Breakdown (Part One)

22 Av 5772 – August 9, 2012
This week I will share some of my own thoughts on the subject.

Zionism 2.0

21 Av 5772 – August 8, 2012
As a child in the 1970s and ‘80s in the United States, I used to define Zionism in blunt, simple terms. If you wore a white shirt with blue pants on Yom Ha’atzmaut, you were behaving like a Zionist. If you had pictures hanging in your home with Israel themes, such as the famous June 1967 photo of the three soldiers standing by the Western Wall or the one of Begin, Carter and Sadat shaking hands at Camp David, that made you a Zionist.

A Journey of a Thousand Steps

I read an article today. My emotions went up and down as I read it, ending with the thought that the man in the story was about to embark on a journey of a thousand steps and that somewhere along that journey, his grandparents would smile.

Rose-Colored Glasses

19 Av 5772 – August 7, 2012
If Moshe were alive today, I’m certain he would prefer living in the Land of Israel rather than living in Brooklyn. What do you think?

Shmuel Hakatan

16 Av 5772 – August 3, 2012
In the days of Shmuel Hakatan a terrible drought held the land in its deadly grip. The wheat withered in the field and the grass dried and died. Day after day, the skies remained leaden and no clouds appeared to bring rain and salvation to the parched land.

Windmill Gets a Facelift (Armlift?)

14 Av 5772 – August 2, 2012
Montefiore's flour windmill is a landmark in Jerusalem, built in 1857 in the Mishkenot Sha'ananim neighborhood, then in Ottoman-ruled Palestine. Today the windmill serves as...

“We’re Not in Lodz Ghetto Anymore” – Temple Mount Activists Fight...

7 Av 5772 – July 26, 2012
A renewed outcry for “Temple consciousness” has arisen with a flurry of political, religious, and social activity.

Rubin Report: The True Lesson of a Tragedy in Colorado Film...

6 Av 5772 – July 25, 2012
There is no political ideology, government program, or redistribution of wealth that is going to cure humanity’s ills. In today’s secular, even anti-religious, Western society, religious people are seen as aggressive, intolerant, and foolish. But there are two things a decent religious person possesses that others don’t: A belief that there is a divine judge, which may make them curb their behavior; and a desire for self-improvement, to reduce their sins and strive for something higher.

Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, ZTL – Baruch Dayan Emes

29 Tammuz 5772 – July 19, 2012
I have said this before. The previous generation of Gedolim, of which Rav Elyashiv was a member, were in a class by themselves. They had continued a tradition of Gadlus that existed in pre-Holocaust times. They were ‘old school’ in the best sense of the word. With Rav Elyashiv’s passing that generation is almost gone.

Trying to be Normal…Again

My stomach is tied in knots. I'm tense and I can feel my heart racing. It's been so long since I had this sense of dread choking my throat. A terrorist has blown up a bus of Israelis. Not in Israel - in Bulgaria. I'm following the news. Three dead. Five dead. At least seven dead.
A large banner depicting UN secretary General Ban Ki Moon hangs outside the UNRWA school in Gaza.

UN Watch: Secretary Ban Ki-Moon’s Reaction to Terror Attack on Israelis...

After a bus carrying Israeli tourists at Bulgaria's Burgas airport exploded on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding at least 30 more, a U.N. spokesperson said that Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned the attack "in the strongest possible terms." But in reality, the U.N. chief was a lot more restrained than when, for instance, churches were bombed in Kenya two weeks ago. Words matter in diplomacy, and Ban Ki-Moon appeared to reserve his stronger words to violations of the human rights of non-Israelis.

The Train

29 Tammuz 5772 – July 18, 2012
He was having trouble getting up from the platform and into the cattle car. After all, he was only twelve years old and there was no ramp leading inside. An SS thug saw him “dawdling” in front of the car and aimed a boot at the boy’s posterior. The boy jumped out of the way just in time and the SS man fell to his face from the violence of his own kick.

Baseless Hatred: What It Is and What You Can Do About...

27 Tammuz 5772 – July 17, 2012
Baseless Hatred: What It Is and What You Can Do About It, a new book by Dr. Rene Levy, tackles a problem that has plagued the Jewish people from very early on in their history; the destructive aspects of which have been responsible for some of their greatest historical calamities and continue to threaten the unity of the Jewish people today.

Politicians Talk About the Universal Draft

26 Tammuz 5772 – July 15, 2012
Chief Rabbi Amar and President Peres met today and discussed the draft issue. They concluded that the debate must continue, but without extremism from...

How to Handle the Current Market Volatility

19 Tammuz 5772 – July 9, 2012
Should you sell out of your portfolio now?

Them and Us

19 Tammuz 5772 – July 8, 2012
"Monopoly was created for a summer Shabbat and Fast Days…"! So I heard, time and again, in my early years. Years later, I know rather too well that while "Monopoly" has a place in the Jewish home, I am not sure about it's appropriateness to either Shabbat or a Fast-Day.

Turkey’s Intelligence…Oops…

14 Tammuz 5772 – July 4, 2012
My oldest son, Elie, spent today in the Reserves and will be in for a few weeks later this summer. It is what happens when they finish their service in the standing army – a yearly commitment to stay ready; to be prepared.

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