The Supreme Court’s ‘Jewish Seat’

But by no means do all Supreme Court experts agree that there never was a Jewish seat. Two fascinating examples are President Lyndon Johnson and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Pass The Taylor Force Act

That this lesson in Palestinian credibility – or, more precisely, lack of same – will seriously inform future U.S. Mideast policy is perhaps too much to hope for.

The Early Day School Movement In America

The development of the Jewish day school in the United States, before the beginning of the modern Jewish day school movement, was sporadic and uneven.

Daf Yomi

D’tzach, Adash, B’Achav ‘Everyone Is Qualified To Judge’ (Sanhedrin 36b)

Daf Yomi

What Was She Thinking? ‘I Did So Only To Please My Husband’ (Bava Basra 49b)

The Rubashkin Saga – X

While we rejoice at the recent release of Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin from prison, the series continues this month and beyond.

Mahwah Township Declares War On Eruv

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz, head of the Monsey eruv, opposes the notion that the eruv will facilitate an influx of Jewish residents.

How To Get Back Into School!

The best way to prepare your child for the best year possible is, of course, by preparing.

Daf Yomi

The Priest Forbade Chametz ‘Acquired By Admission’ (Bava Basra 149a)

The Joy Of Venting

I know that in the great scheme of things, these irritants are minor, but they do tend to add up.

Bereaved Family To Israeli Gov’t: Don’t Release Terrorists For Our Son

The Goldins feel the Israeli government has squandered many opportunities to clamp down hard on Hamas.

Tefillah: A Meeting With Hashem – The True King

Seeing the honor afforded a gentile king or queen provides us with a tangible example of what is in store for us.

Anxiety Q & A: The Unusual Places Anxiety Rears Its Head

Therefore, large servings of both compassion and patience are also necessary remedies for the problem.

Due Recognition

Shame on all those who cannot recognize when they have such tremendous blessing right in front of their face.

On Rav Soloveitchik, Purim, And Pictures Of Women: An Interview with Noted Posek Rav...

It’s scandalous. Purim is supposed to be a celebration of kabalas haTorah, accepting the Torah.

Don’t Blame UNESCO

Allowing Jordan virtual sovereignty of the Temple Mount, the heart of Jerusalem and of the Jewish nation, how can we find fault with the UNESCO vote on Jerusalem?

Realizations

As we raced from store to store I was invigorated but Jo tagged listlessly along. I pretended not to notice and chatted gaily all the while.

Q & A: A Kohen’s Prayer (Part II)

Question: Sefer Chareidim (ch. 67) cites a Midrash that Eliyahu once testified that a certain kohen who begged G-d for righteous sons merited to see all of them serve as high priests, and none of them died during his lifetime. Where exactly is this Midrash? Nathan

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