All groups have a mix of both good and bad people; it's the ratio that differentiates us.
I think the apartheid analogy is badly flawed.
The Forward resents the hegemony of the Hasmoneans.
The absolute worst things you can do is mistreat the powerless and to behave selfishly #GOP...
A competent preacher can make the Torah seem to support any cause he desires.
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.
Here is why opponents of R Shteinman think you should oppose him too.
We should view the Hillel and Shammai schools' dispute in the context of their founders.
Bring the professor and tell him off in a way the students can respect and understand.
Hundreds of thousands of Jews participate in Daf Yomi at some point.
This post will attempt to explain how the idea of the crying angels developed.
Arguing and fighting is good for America.
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.
Sinai is not history, Sinai is a happening.
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.
I was never so disgusted at a display of honor before or after.
I am the crybaby, when he's the one who threw the original hissyfit
The question that I always have for those who are not invested in the revelation at Sinai is, why keep these 613 mitzvot?
Chief Rabbi Lau the Younger is not going to be big on reinterpreting traditional Jewish sources to meet contemporary problems.
The beast's tremendous bulk makes its continued existence impractical.
See what you've done, YCT? You've made R. Shafran legitimize RIETS!
I wish there were a publication and verification process for gedolim.
The Rabbis are not sharing Big Ideas, they're arguing about nothing more than the plain meaning of the verse.
This reduces the halachic process to an entirely ad hoc system.
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.
Yehudis and Chana are not part of our holy Mesorah!
Human beings are not objective. We're highly subjective creatures.
Those who live lives of no sports, entertainment, or outdoor activities take what they can get.