Columbus Day parades are met with protests and some have been minimized or eliminated; In a number of cities Columbus Day was transformed into Indigenous People's Day, which sounds like a Marxist terrorist group's holiday.
I wrote this short story when I was at Yeshiva University and it is partly a testament to the powerful influence of our beloved Rebbe, Rabbi Moshe Dovid Tendler.
It’s the 7th of Tishrei. It’s been 3 years since Ari Fuld hy”d was murdered.
Many who were interviewed by this reporter days earlier stated that they did not believe in a boycott of Israeli Ben & Jerry's owners because the situation was more complex and Jewish owners could lose their livelihood.
The conclusion is obvious: who says they don't want to have anything to do with their Jewish neighbors? They definitely want our patronage.
Like Ariel Sharon, Naftali Bennett lied and cheated his voters, but technically, what he did didn't break the rules of Israeli democracy.
The type of things that one thinks about as a religious Jew in a shtetl or a small community are not the type of things that one has to think about as part of an entire country.
Netanyahu's actions yesterday were important messages to a whole slew of people. Were they smart enough to understand them?
We started to write one post this evening after watching what looked like an historic speech by Mansour Abbas (Ra’am party), but then we saw a very different speech he gave 4 days ago, in Arabic.
The good news is there won’t be a fifth election. The bad news is there won’t be a solid rightwing coalition either.
Netanyahu is right where he wants to be, with a choice of coalition partners to pick from.
Rare Carlebach video from Hebron sparks memories of special concert during troubling (perilous / challenging) time.
Ezri Tubi explains why Israeli's overwhelmingly support President Donald J. Trump, and believe what he has done in the Middle East should give him 4 more years in the White House.
On Sukkot we are told to be joyful, but why should we be more joyful on Sukkot than any other holiday, and what is the message for us today?
Today during our current epidemic, Doctors and Rabbis have stated that anyone over 60 is at great risk from this new flu (younger people don’t seem to be as affected). It is not much of a stretch than using common sense, that even if you are in good health, anyone over 60 should not fast, and of course, if you are not in good health, no matter what your age you should not fast.
I want to tell you about a dream I had this past Shabbat on Tisha B'Av.
As a writer, he has been twisting ideas, terms and concepts so as to confound and discombobulate a younger generation of Jews. But he may have reached an impasse.
And why the Left really wants to destroy America.
Jason Greenblatt seems to have clearly implied that the PA could veto Israel's application of sovereignty, right now.
David Friedman is on our side, but he makes claims that are contradicted by the text of the peace plan he is trying to sell us.
Gantz is trying to hard to push a very left wing government onto Bibi, and it may backfire on him.
Who are the winners and the losers of the election crisis, and what did we learn from it?
Tonight at candle lighting time, Jews in Israel and around the world will go out to their gardens, porches, and windows to sing Lecha Dodi and Shalom Aleichem together.
Purim is about recognizing the miracles in everyday life and not being afraid to do the right thing.
Sovereignty, the elections and Trump's peace plan have been destroyed with a single interview, but Israel can still make it happen...
In a perfect world and on paper the plan is ingenious - but what happens when it meets reality?
Over Shabbat many ex-JDL’ers shared stories about what they did to protect Jews in Philadelphia, Miami, Toronto and even in Ottawa.
Netanyahu is a politician, and for the past decade, he's been a very good one. His political instincts are what helps him accomplish his vision for Israel. His vision for Israel is a state where the Arabs are treated as equals and given all the same opportunities as Jews in a Jewish state.
This J Street panel was a disgrace for a supposedly Jewish, supposedly pro-Israel organization that pretends to care about antisemitism.
The unnatural alliance between Gantz and Lapid is what is preventing the formation of a government and may bring about new elections.