The Trenton Trial: Was It Kidnapping To Free An Agunah?

FBI’s undercover agents contacted ORA (Org. for the Resolution of Agunot) pretending to be an agunah

Beyond Politics: Shabbos with Mr. Cruz

Ted Cruz is a true Oheiv Yisroel and the kind of unyielding moral warrior we need in the White House.

When the Arabs Surrendered Hebron: Rabbi Goren Recalls How He Reclaimed the Cave of...

Rav Goren, a general and the Chief Rabbi of the Israeli army, recalls the excitement of and hurdles to being the first Jew to open the gates of the Cave of the Patriarchs in more than a thousand years

Humiliated on the Temple Mount

Told to conceal Jewish symbols- kippa/tzitzit-I despaired having to hide my Jewishness in Jerusalem

The Photo On The Wall

Today (10 Nissan – April 18) is the 21st yahrzeit of my daughter Alisa Flatow, Hy”d. I’d like to share with readers of The Jewish Press some personal reflections on the events of 1995 and what has happened since.

Saved From Hitler, Nearly Drowned In Palestine, Shipped To Mauritius

At dawn on November 25, the first couple of hundred passengers from the Atlantic, including my parents, started boarding the Patria.... At 9:00 a.m., the bomb exploded.

From Segregation to Confrontation – No Nostalgia for Baltimore

The Ravens' Ray Lewis screamed that violence is never the answer." Unfortunately, he is wrong.

The Miracles of AIPAC

This year though I want to highlight a different aspect of the Convention – I’d like to talk about why 14,000 Jews leave their busy lives each year to come to AIPAC.

War Diary: A Letter to My California Cousins

There is much I can write you about what is going here, but I am wondering what I should not write. I will start by...

I’ve Been Profiled

I was at Ben Gurion Airport and suddenly was surrounded by security guards, guns pointed at me.

Ayala Shapira: Giving Through Receiving

In Ayala's case, the art of receiving can have an even bigger impact than the art of giving.

Attacked at Jaffa Gate

I decided that I’m not going to let terror keep me away from what I love to do, and all the more so, Jerusalem and guiding throughout Israel.

The Kaddish

I was entranced by Kaddish, a song of sorrow of the whole of Israel for the 1000s of years of exile

Six Million Excuses NOT to Make Aliyah

The one reason to make Aliyah outweighs all the arguments not to move to Israel.

Apologists for Hamas Hitch a Ride on Terror

"I'm an old hitchhiker, I wonder what's a waitin' ‘round the bend" - John Denver.

The Tzohar Rabbinical Organization on the passing of Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

"Rav Lichtenstein's vision and inspiration served to guide the development of Tzohar."

I Witnessed a Miracle Last Night [video]

My family was at the Western Wall in Jerusalem along with tens of thousands of mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters and friends...

Three Doors Down From The Friday Night Massacre in Halamish

We sat down, ate, drank, sang, ate dessert, started singing some more – and in the middle of our Shabbat song the commander's military phone started ringing...

Yom HaShoah Narrative

The arm of my grandmother had a scar, a branding of the Holocaust that was her young adulthood amidst the fires of Auschwitz.

I know My Son in Nepal is OK because VISA Israel Told Me So

A ‘good news’ story from the Nepal avalanche disaster to warm your heart. Take out your Kleenex.

My Encounter with Rav Lichtenstein

What was supposed to have been a 15 minute interview, turned into an intense learning session and intellectual battle, the likes of which I had never experienced in my entire life.

First-Person Account of an American Rabbi Visiting the Temple Mount

Only the Rabbi and his wife had a personal escort of guards accompany them on the Temple Mount. Why?

Why I need to Tell My Truth About Serving in the Israeli army

No longer will delegitimization efforts go unchallenged. That's a silence we will continue to break.

My Rav

Rav Lichtenstein did not learn Tanaim, Amoraim, Rishonim and Achronim, rather he learned with them

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