Envoy Jason Greenblatt Falls in Rabbi-Hunters’ Trap, Smears Yeshiva’s Reputation

This is the true meaning of the time of Sefirah: when one good Jew can be tempted into smearing another good Jew in the heat of the moment.

What Are They Going to Do, Kill Us All?

"It couldn't possibly happen here" is probably the most notorious comforting line spoken by Jews since the first Pharaonic policeman entered the first Israelite hut demanding to be handed the newborn Jewish male child to be drowned in the Nile.

Nathan Thrall’s Propaganda Welcomed at the New York Times

Thrall can be counted on to produce, on demand, the usual anti-Israel screed that has long been norm at the Times. But Thrall outdoes himself this time.

Jews Must Never Be Afraid to Use Their Well-Earned Power

When Jewish power and influence are used in the cause of peace and justice -- as it is today -- there is nothing to be ashamed of. It should be a source of pride.

We Need More Jewish Power, Not Less

History has proven that Jews need more power and influence than other groups to secure their safety. During the 1930s and early 1940s, Jews had morality on their side, but they lacked the power and influence to save six million of their brothers and sisters from systematic murder.

Sara Zoabi: “Rotem Sela lives in a Bubble, I am a Proud Arab and...

Following the media storm caused by the top-model, the Hasbara activist reports to “Mida”: “The current government invested in the Arab sector. Many think like me but they do not have the courage to tell the truth”.

The Golden Gate: A New Focus of Tension on the Temple Mount

The Golden Gate is part of the eastern wall of the Temple Mount. It consists of two bricked-up openings. The Gate of Mercy is the sole gate within the wall directly leading to the Temple Mount.
The author sharing a stage with Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

Cory Booker’s Jewish Enablers

Booker wants to have his cake and eat it, too. He wishes to appease far-Left anti-Israel activists yet is mindful that pro-Israel contributors have been his biggest financial backers, he deflects criticism by using the “Torah thoughts” to demonstrate his kinship before Jewish audiences. However, repeating Hebrew verses I practiced with him is no substitute to standing with Israel against the genocidal onslaught from Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran.

To the People of Gaza: Buy Your Own Damn Hospitals

it’s all actually much more expensive than it appears to wage a war of terror--$ that could have gone to some state-of-the-art hospitals. So don't come crying that you 'need medical treatment'

Stop Asking For Pictures Of My Daughter

VERY IMPORTANT READ: I refuse to submit a picture of my daughter for shidduchim, and I ask others to join me. I can’t do this alone. I call upon mothers and fathers to stand with me. If you have a daughter in shidduchim, don’t provide a picture. If you have a son, tell the other party that you do not want to see a picture.

Time to Tell the Truth about the Palestinian Issue

The reality is that Israeli Arabs have more rights than Arabs anywhere in the Muslim world. They vote freely, have their own political parties, speak openly against the Israeli government and are beneficiaries of affirmative action in Israeli universities. She says there are "streets for Jews only," which is a categorical lie.

Arab Historian Admits there is No Palestinian People

When the Ottoman rule ended, there was no Palestinian national identity or political borders. It was all made up later. Arabs themselves say so, but the west isn’t listening

I am in Pain

We questioned if they are still considered Kedoshim, we questioned how we should respond; however, no one questioned the possibility that the Bris was fabricated and false!

Yeshivas Are Not The Problem, Chassidic Yeshivas Are

The logic behind the Felder amendment goes something like this: Students studying Talmud for many hours a day learn to think critically by means of a rabbinic version of the Socratic method and therefore don’t need to spend much time studying math, science, history, and other secular subjects.

6 Thoughts On The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, anti-Semitism, And President Trump

To blame Trump for a terrorist attack on a synagogue is not only inaccurate, it’s partisan hackery at its finest

Devastating: The Impact of non-Jewish Jews

American Jews and their leaders, except for the Orthodox, have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity.

The Oslo Disaster – 25 Years Later

The 25th anniversary of the disastrous Oslo Accords falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – a most fitting time to reflect on its legacy.

Lauder’s NY Times Op-Ed Misrepresents World Jewry

Ronald Lauder’s position is stale, irrelevant, and not reflective of today’s reality.

No Womb to Maneuver

The LGBTQ community’s claim that they are being “prevented” from becoming parents is simply untrue.

Animal Rights Group (PETA) REFUSES to Condemn Hamas for Burning Animals

While People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has no problem comparing meat-eaters to Nazis in their “Holocaust in your plate” campaign, it refuses to condemn Hamas for burning animals and using them as weapons of war.

Yes, Judaism Is Pro-Life

Rational discussion of the halakha of abortions> Judaism IS pro-life, despite what some may claim.

The Real Story Behind the Jahalin Bedouin in Khan al Ahmar

The community’s traditional culture and clan-based lifestyle will be fully protected and insulated from outside influences in a location only four miles away that provides electricity, running water, a government-built school and many other basic modern “conveniences.”

The Wise Men of Chelm Would Feel at Home with Israel’s Response to Gazan...

Baruch Marzel mocks Israel's responses to Gazan terror, and provides two "complicated" solutions of his own.

Why Does Ronald Lauder Want Israel to be Only Nine Miles Wide?

Nine miles wide. It would take an Arab-tank column a matter of minutes to cut Israel in two.

Two Pinocchio’s for Bibi

WaPo made an unequivocally intellectually honest attempt to examine the issue of Palestinian terror funding and Netanyahu was inaccurate.

Israel Moves to Annexation as the Ultimate Solution

Without fanfare or public announcements, the Israeli government has been quietly using laws available to them to create a de facto change on the ground within communities beyond the “green line.”

Let Abbas Know: The Eternal Capital of “Palestine” Isn’t Jerusalem, It’s Damascus

There was never a sovereign country called "Palestine" matching the maps that Abbas and Fatah like to parade around.

ZOA: If Reports About Trump Administration’s “Peace Deal” are True, It’s a Disaster

The reported plan amounts to Israel giving up tangible land and sovereignty in return for empty promises, and entails the establishment of a terror regime in Israel’s heartland. Worse, as previously demonstrated, there is no way such a state could be demilitarized. No sovereign state has previously either agreed to, or been successfully compelled to, demilitarize; nor could this be enforced.

The OU, Open Orthodoxy, And Communal Decision-Making

No organization (i.e.the OU) can excommunicate anyone. It does not, however, mean that our communities lack organizing principles. Those principles operate based on individual choice. People effectively expel synagogues not compliant with mainstream halacha.

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