J.K. Rowling Becomes A Jew
Her truly remarkable past philanthropy and support for left-wing causes counts for nothing. Like Stalin or Mao’s purges, only total submission and complete capitulation will do.
63 & 23: The Jewish Press And Rabbi Sholom Klass
Many a morning as I was getting ready for school, Dad would come home to daven and then back to work he went. I don’t know when he slept or ate, but he never missed his prayers.
New Platform Allows Users To Rate Their Beit Din Experience
The idea is to slowly create an operating standard: approved batei din are ones which are transparent, which don’t allow for shady deals, and which recognize abusive behaviors when they present themselves.
Is It Proper To Own A Gun?
Obviously, the question is not only in regard to owning a gun, but having it in one’s possession and if necessary, using it.
More Jewish Press Endorsements For Nov 8th General Elections
Below are The Jewish Press recommendations for NYS Attorney General, various NYS Senate and Assembly races and the four ballot proposals.
Jewish Press Endorsements For Nov 8th General Election
Simply put, while Rep. Zeldin has come forward with common-sense approaches, Gov. Hochul has been missing in action on all of these critical fronts, seemingly determined to avoid angering her leftist-woke base with its catastrophic agenda.
YU Asks U.S. Supreme Court for Emergency Stay in Gay Pride Club Case
Under what circumstances would it go before the full nine-justice panel – and would that help or hurt your chances?
Brian Robinson: A Moderate For New York’s District 10
Any politician in Borough Park who supports Bill de Blasio does not represent the people.
Zionists Don’t Need To Justify Their Existence
Why would I need to justify where I live or the policies of my government? I’ve never seen a similar talk given by people who live in other countries unless they were an official spokesperson of their government.
Instead of aspiring to the role of problem-solver, Gov. Hochul seems more interested in burnishing her progressive credentials in order to curry favor with what she believes is her political base.
Abortion And Jewish Public Policy
No law can address every situation. Some people will be adversely affected by any law.
Dear Orlee, Oy!
It is heartbreaking that a Jewish woman, smart enough to gain admission and rise to a leadership position at Harvard wouldn’t recognize that BDS will never lead to Palestinian advancement or peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Oops – What If I Still Owned Some Chametz During Pesach?
If one is unsure whether or not a particular food item is subject to the penalty of chametz she'avar alav hapesach, one is permitted to derive benefit from the item, though it remains forbidden to be eaten.
The Halachic Fallout Of A Permanent Change To Daylight Saving Time
If you are a doctor, once you start working you can’t just pull away from your rounds to go daven, even if you do it on your own without a minyan.
Is Spending Yeshiva Break In Florida Financially Prudent?
The rule of thumb is to have three to six months’ worth of expense money in your account as a cushion in case a need arises.
The Hardest Column I’ve Ever Written
Was it really fair, I asked myself, to seek my own closure and need to fulfill my mitzvah of tochechah at the expense of her self-confidence?
We Must Welcome All Of Our Friends
I believer that Israel’s future is in the hands of Hashem, but I also recognize that Hashem created a world where we must secure our people’s future. The Jewish people must enlist Christian friends … to ensure America’s support of Israel.
My Father, Rabbi Sholom Klass, 22 Years
Moish Inker said that you had a photographic mind and everything about you was Torah.
My Mother, Irene Klass
There wasn’t anything that I was afraid to ask my mother, and no matter the question she always gave me the honest answer.
Jewish Press Endorsements For NYC General Election, Nov. 2
Adams’s 22 years of service as a member of the NYPD – in several high-ranking positions – has uniquely equipped him to deal with what most polls say is the first order of business in the minds of most New Yorkers: runaway crime.
Financial Planning For Frum Families: There Is Nothing Average About An Orthodox Lifestyle
If you explain to a gentile friend or co-worker the concept of making a Thanksgiving feast twice a week (Shabbos dinner and lunch), they will think you are out of your mind.
Q & A: Questioning The Rabbi And Synagogue Leadership
Question: My synagogue is Orthodox in practice; however, many of our members are ignorant of basic Halachot. In fact, many members attend only occasionally, even while they support generously. Every year at Yom Kippur time the congregation swells to its limit. Our Rabbi and leadership seem to ignore the fact that many people travel to the synagogue by car on the holiest day of the year. What could be done? Anonymous Via email
Tribeca Synagogue On 9/11: The Untold Story Of the Shul Near Ground Zero
Rabbi Glass still didn’t know what happened to his wife. He rushed over to the neighborhood police station, the 1st precinct, to get advice about what to do. “I can’t give you any guidance,” the police officer said. “But if you want my personal opinion: get out of New York.”
Twenty Years Later: 9-11 Remembered
The most prevalent anti-Semitic 9-11 conspiracy theory at the time was that 4,000 Israelis received advance warning not to report for work at the World Trade Center on September 11.
Yes, One Is Halachically Obligated To Get The Covid Vaccine
If one perceives that, rather than seeing his own decisions as determinative of his fate, Divine providence is guiding the result, then considering that there’s a halachic mandate to follow professional medical advice (see Taz, YD 336), the conclusion is most clearly in line with the dominant medical consensus.
Aliyah Can Save American Jews – And Israel
Too many parts of The United States are under sway to a far-left, almost Marxist, ideology, the foundation for a crumbling empire. Is that where America is headed?
List Of Jewish Press Endorsements
Below is a list of candidates endorsed by The Jewish Press for the June 22nd Primary Election.
Racists Murder People Of Color – Where’s The Outrage?
Palestinian Arab murders of people of color in Israel is a subject you won’t hear very much about.
Endorsement: Eric Adams For NYC Mayor
He will tell anyone who will listen that gun buybacks to get rid of guns doesn’t work.
My Zaidy Sholom Klass
My grandfather loved to show me all his books and would ask me if I was learning as well. He would always tell me a story from the Gemara, and his face would light up as he would tell it.