A competent preacher can make the Torah seem to support any cause he desires.
Those who live lives of no sports, entertainment, or outdoor activities take what they can get.
We should view the Hillel and Shammai schools' dispute in the context of their founders.
Why did the Pope excommunicate every single Communist in the world, but never excommunicate a single Nazi?
Bring the professor and tell him off in a way the students can respect and understand.
The question that I always have for those who are not invested in the revelation at Sinai is, why keep these 613 mitzvot?
See what you've done, YCT? You've made R. Shafran legitimize RIETS!
I wish there were a publication and verification process for gedolim.
This post will attempt to explain how the idea of the crying angels developed.
Arguing and fighting is good for America.
Critical thinking just isn't kosher
DovBear Blog: Huge argument are raging right now on Twitter about the next big Internet Asifa scheduled for the end of May in Citi Field. DovBear briefly summarize the positions, and refutes them.
The desire to have contact with the dead, especially one's own relatives, is apparently universal.
Imagine a Google ad that brings together a Jew and an Arab who were separated due to the Nakba.
I think the apartheid analogy is badly flawed.
Sinai is not history, Sinai is a happening.
I am the crybaby, when he's the one who threw the original hissyfit
Here is why opponents of R Shteinman think you should oppose him too.
All groups have a mix of both good and bad people; it's the ratio that differentiates us.
The people who wish to end online anonymity are often also the people who think Kolko got a raw deal and would like to stone kofrim in Times Square.
The beast's tremendous bulk makes its continued existence impractical.
Human beings are not objective. We're highly subjective creatures.
Hundreds of thousands of Jews participate in Daf Yomi at some point.
The absolute worst things you can do is mistreat the powerless and to behave selfishly #GOP...
Yehudis and Chana are not part of our holy Mesorah!
The Forward resents the hegemony of the Hasmoneans.
G-d blessed Facebook’s CEO with this poignant lesson. Right as we approach the Day of Judgment, followed by times of Repentance, and the final celebration of Atonement, He blesses all of Israel with this lesson as well.
Does anyone out there know where it all goes?
Saul is neither the first nor the last of the wolf pack to unite the tribes.
The Rabbis are not sharing Big Ideas, they're arguing about nothing more than the plain meaning of the verse.