Is Orthodoxy in Danger?

Dn’t believe that Orthodoxy is doomed. We are not all going to have some kind of epiphany and reject our beliefs. Even if our questions and challenges remain unanswered.

The ‘Absolute Morality’ of Liberal Orthodoxy

Liberal Orthodoxy is now the Torah of the left. It is a doctrine that is constantly being heard on campuses all over the land. A philosophy reflected by the media with little to no opposition.

Man Torn Between Wanting Return To Normal And Having Excuse Not To Go To...

“I’m not looking forward to when things open up and my wife starts asking why I’m not going.”

Shopping In Israel

At a loss, I thrust my American credit card into her gloved hands and explained that we were new olim and did not understand. Could she please just charge us for the shoes?

Statues of Lincoln are Being Torn Down

Now in Portland, leftist rioters declared an “Indigenous Day of Rage" for Columbus Day and tore down a statue of President Lincoln, along with one of President Theodore Roosevelt, and smashed up the Oregon Historical Society.

The Last 7 Days in Israel

Five thousand proposed residential units were advanced in the respective planning meetings. That's a very large number, but the overall number is not what's nearly the most important part – it’s where they are!

My Family Connection to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

My family connection to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, who became a Dr, because of help from my great Uncle.
Zionist visionary Ze'ev Jabotinsky.

Belittling Jabotinsky

Was Jabotinsky a great admirer of Polish Nationalism? Really?

Facebook’s Censorship IS a Problem

Censorship is a cruel hack that silences opinions and stories that stray from today’s new strictly-enforced orthodoxies.

It’s ALL in Your Mind

How right does the right thing have to be for us to do it?

Yet Another Holiday Under Lockdown

Missing out on the candy bags? KDT had us covered. The shul set up a “pekalach swap” whereby every KDT family was tasked with delivering a candy bag to another family in the shul.

Acts of Compassion for the Victims of Lockdowns that Do Not Work

Divorced from facts, reality, and reason, compassion can lead to actions that do more harm than good. Harming people through lockdown measures, even if done in the name of compassion, is still harming people.

The Last 7 Days in Israel

Restrictions on outdoor weddings and protests have been lifted. While it's unclear how many people can protest at a wedding, 20 people are allowed at weddings and 20 million people are allowed at protests.

An Unprecedented Orthodox Divide

The pandemic has divided the right wing Yeshiva world even more, in unprecedented ways.

On History and Civilization from the Bible to Columbus

Important events should be marked by their history and consecrated by the related timeless message, whether in regards to man or land.

Closing Israel’s Political Circus

We didn’t invite the Coronavirus into the country. It may be manmade, but not by Israelis. On the other hand, the political wounds are entirely self-inflicted. They are the fault of almost all the actors in Israel’s political circus.

Hate Antisemitism And Support Israel? You MUST Vote Trump!

Joe Biden has never been a big supporter of Israel. As V.P. never fought against Barack Obama’s blatant Antisemitism or the anti-semites in his party that have come out of the closet in recent years. As his party’s base consists of extreme leftists and socialists, if (God-forbid) he is elected, the wind will blow Biden even further against the Jews and Israel.

Social Media and the Cognitive War Against Israel

The abuses of political correctness, cancel culture, and the wide popularity of absurd, self-contradictory theories and ideologies are all epiphenomena of the ubiquity of social media.

The Jewish Calendar: How Jewish Holidays are Based

New Year brings a new calendar. Here is a quick review. Shana Tova!

Beware the PLAN-demic Jewish Cult

People have been convinced to stop following the Covid safety guidelines. This has resulted in many people getting sick and even dying and I hold this group accountable for their deaths!

Sukkot – Sun Or Snow?

With Sukkot evenings as delightful as this, I no longer understand the age-old dvar Torah about why Sukkot is celebrated in the autumn instead of the spring.

Unfinished Business

Who remembers Jonathan Pollard?

The Last 7 Days in Israel

It's not uncommon for Bennett to do very well in the polls and then not perform on election day.

The $750 question

Reporting only part of the Facts-Lies at election time.

Hamas Asks, ‘What Point Of Sukkah If Not To Keep Weapons Near Kids?’

“You don’t exploit that crowded situation to turn the wife, kids, and sisters into human shields? What kind of warped thinking is that?

Trump, Biden, Bibi, and Iran

On the other hand, if Biden wins it may become clear to Israeli planners that there is a very short window of opportunity to pursue a military solution to the problem of Iranian nukes.

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