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To The Edge And Back: An Interview with Author Michael Tobin

We felt that to discover ourselves we had to leave home, our families, our attachments to our professions. Like Avraham Avinu leaving his birthplace … almost erasing personal history in order to really discover oneself.

Understanding the Enemy: An Interview with Dr. Anat Berko

The criminologist and former Knesset member has spent decades researching the psychology of suicide bombers and their handlers, including one-on-one talks with senior Hamas figures such as the terror group’s founder, Ahmed Yassin. “There's no potential of rehabilitating them because, from their perspective, they didn't do anything wrong,” she says.

Rabbi Adlerstein On This And That In The Jewish World

Yom Kippur is my favorite day of the year. I call it the ultimate free lunch, because when you ‘show up’ – attitudinally – you are guaranteed some degree of atonement and reconnection with G-d.

Adviser to UAE Crown Prince: Israel-Emirates Relations are Here to Stay

Dr. Ali Al Nuaimi, chairman of Defense, Interior and Foreign Affairs Committee at the UAE Federal National Council, in a special interview marking the one-year anniversary of the Abraham Accords.

Filmmaker and Israel activist Rudy Rochman Talks About Being Unlawfully Held for 20 days...

I asked if they could bring us some food. They gave us a few grapes, apples and crackers. So we did the Kiddush over grapes and the Motzi over some crackers.

Jackie Mason’s Last Interview? The Famous Comedian Spoke At Length about his Long Relationship...

“Yes. You have to realize that Jackie’s father was one of the gedolim of the last generation, on the level of Rav Moshe himself!” Rav Singer stressed. While some may be tickled at such information, I could not help but feel a tinge of melancholy.

Rabbi Avraham Cooper: A Jewish Rights Activist Sees The Past Reflected In The Present

When you’re in crisis mode, Jews have to put their differences aside. Unfortunately, both the Democrats and Republicans have weaponized the political discourse.

Islamic Reformer: Attackers Of Jews In NYC Should Be Ashamed

You would not find a single person in government telling Muslims not to wear their clothing or a hijab and if you did, they would be called an Islamophobe…. Instead of standing against evil, you have suppression of Jewish identity.’

‘The Luxury Of Being Apolitical’

A Q&A with Dov Lipman, a Voice for Anglos in Israel

‘There Is No Such Thing As Too Much When It Comes To Saving Lives’:...

What differentiates us is that we include everybody – men, women, Jewish and non-Jewish alike – whereas the other Hatzalah groups are composed of Jewish men, in many communities ultra-Orthodox men only.

Should We Leave America? An Interview with Activist Shifra Hoffman

A Holocaust doesn’t just happen one, two, three. A Holocaust doesn’t begin with Auschwitz. It ends there!

Former Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Trump Administration Would Have Given Israel Free Reign to Defend...

"By putting a consulate in Jerusalem and signaling a separate mission and a separate capital to another country, you are essentially dividing Jerusalem," said Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman

How Dangerous Is China? An Interview with China Expert Gordon Chang

Xi Jinping was pressuring countries not to impose travel restrictions and quarantines on people arriving from China while he was locking down his own country.

What’s The Secret To Marital Harmony? An Interview with Rabbi Ben Zion Shafier

In terms of previous generations: Gender roles were far more defined in previous generations and people had much simpler expectations and thus were able to tolerate things to a much greater extent.

Interview with Orthodox Trailblazer: Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis

Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis made history as the first-ever Israeli woman appointed to be the sole rabbinic leader of an Orthodox synagogue, the Shirat Hatamar congregation in Efrat.

How Did Adam Live So Long? An Interview with Professor Nathan Aviezer

Professor Stephen Jay Gould of Harvard University has written, “We are an improbable and fragile entity…the result of a staggeringly improbable series of events.… It fills us with amazement that human beings exist at all.”

The Moral Courage of Isi Leibler

The death in Jerusalem of the 86-year-old leader has robbed the Jewish world of one of its towering figures at a time when it is particularly ill-equipped for such a loss.

Was Theodor Herzl Hashem’s Shliach? An Interview with The Jewish Press’s Tzvi Fishman

There was a picture of Herzl on his wall along with pictures of his father and the Vilna Gaon and Baal HaTanya.

New York’s Angel? Curtis Sliwa Has His Sights On City Hall

There are more people in downtown Buffalo at night than there are in Times Square.

Jonathan Pollard: ‘I Don’t Regret Helping My People and my Land’

In an exclusive interview, Jonathan Pollard describes coming home to Israel after decades in prison in the United States.

The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Nothing But The Truth

The Sefer Chassidim says that a person is supposed to conduct himself with a non-Jew the same way he conducts himself with a Jew.

Former Middle East Envoy Greenblatt: Saudi Arabia on ‘Path to Peace’ with Israel

“These deals are complex and take a great deal of time, but any one thing could spark the right opportunity for a deal to actually be announced and quickly consummated, as we have seen,” said former White House special envoy Jason Greenblatt.

Exclusive: Pre-Election Interview with Bezalel Smotrich

MK Bezalel Smotrich sat down with Rabbi Sholom Gold and Rabbi Meyer Fendel to discuss the different needs of Olim in Israel. Rabbi Gold and Rabbi Fendel are both Olim themselves who have established Jewish communities throughout the world.

‘Netanyahu Was A Fantastic Partner To Work With’: An Exclusive Interview with Secretary of...

We said it's crazy to underwrite the Palestinian Authority and send American taxpayer money there while they’re threatening Israel. It’s not only immoral; it violates the Taylor Force Act.

Were Yemenite Children Really Kidnapped?

In one case, a father threatened to take violent revenge on the local authorities, and the next day, his child, who had supposedly died, was returned.

10,000 Items And Counting: An Interview with Judaica Collector Saul Jay Singer

I started reading and learning and collecting, and now I have over, I’d say, about 10,000 items – all kept very neatly in one room in my house. And to this day, all these years later, it’s still a thrill for me.

Restoring Rav Nachman’s Fiery Chair: An Interview with Wood Craftsman Catriel Sugarman

One of the last Jewish artifacts to be spirited out of the Jewish Quarter before its fall in the 1948 War of Independence was a wrapped bag containing the remnants of Rav Nachman’s chair.

Anti-Semitism Is Not Funny, It Never Is: An Interview with Dov Hikind

I don’t think cancel culture is healthy for anyone. I mean, you look at someone the wrong way and you get canceled.

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try And Try Again: An Interview with Itamar...

How long must Jews be second class citizens in our own Jewish homeland?


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