How moving it is, therefore, that the first recorded instance of civil disobedience – predating Thoreau by more than three millennia – is the story in this week's parsha of Shifra and Puah, two ordinary women defying Pharaoh in the name of simple humanity.
You cannot decide whether we should fight or not. We will... That decision is taken...
The Presidential Racing Form
The strongest attribute of any of the Republican candidates for president is that he or she is not named Barack Obama.
The Megillah Of 5777
Donald Trump’s election was a complete surprise to many. In fact every poll predicted that he would lose. How were they all so wrong?
The Supremacy Of Sacrifices
We have lost the idea of what it is to give ourselves to Hashem with totality and completeness.
Bring on the Simanim!
Maybe it is the advent of social media, but today we often hear about various customs others practice and many of us have taken on those minhagim as well.
The Oscar Goes To…
With all due respect to Dorothy Parker, "Girls who wear glasses, SHOULD get passes"
Jewish Leaders Meet Biden In Thanksgiving Week Appeal For Pollard
WASHINGTON – Four drug dealers, a trafficker in stolen goods, a gambler and a turkey made President Obama’s Thanksgiving freedom list, but Israel’s best-known spy did not.
Maurice Sendak: A Jewish Vilde Chayah
While honoring his deceased relatives through his work, Sendak simultaneously mocked those survivors with whom he grew up.
Little Kids, Bullies, And Community: Working Together To End The Bully Epidemic
This casual observation will give you the ability to easily understand when something is wrong during the unavoidable social struggle.
A Feud for the Ages: A History of the Jews and the Church...
Catholics like Father Coughlin weren't the only threat during this period.
Liberal Denigration Of Republicans Is Nothing New
Liberals have a long history of mercilessly castigating Republican presidents including the popular, and successful Ronald Reagan. But if you want to know about psychopathic-level demonization of a president, consider what George W. Bush endured.
On The Bookshelf
Some of the most famous and important works of literature contain passages and themes that are immodest in nature. May a G-d-fearing Jew read these works for the good they contain, or must he forgo reading them entirely?
The Jewish State
We are in Eretz Yisrael before the building of the Beis Hamikdash. Why are we repeating the same mistake three thousand years later?
Haman Of 2018
Parshas Zachor follows, as Amalek will resurface before the geula, reminding us that we must rid ourselves of wrongdoing and teshuvah.