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.

Tech-Savvy Jews Help Seniors Secure Vaccination Appointments

Why don’t we open this up so we can help more people? Because the evidence was pretty clear. This is not like ordering from Amazon. This is way harder.

Living Halachically, And Mathematically, During This Pandemic

Incorrectly connecting precautions and lockdowns – or linking unrelated precautions – can lead people to adopt a dangerous all-or-nothing attitude.

New York Covid-19 Deaths Seem Unrelated To Mass Adherence To Health Guidelines

Williamsburg actually seems to have the lowest death rate of any frum neighborhood.

My Mother, Irene Klass – 10 Years Later

Speaking of her feelings for Israel, Irene says, ‘my heart always beats a little faster, and I experience a moment of inner joy, when I land in Lod Airport and feel the ground of Israel under me.’

Why Donald Trump Should Be Reelected

That the mainstream media last week largely sat on – and sometimes tried to actively squelch – the explosive story of e-mails indicating that Joe Biden used his position as vice president to advance his son’s business interests in Ukraine suggests what’s at stake.

Endorsements For The November 3 Elections

Endorsements For The November 3 Elections

A View From A Recovering Democrat

I have clear memories of walking to shul with my father and feeling confused and uncomfortable watching black people step off of the sidewalk on Wickham Avenue as we walked by, seemingly in deference to our superior position as “white folk.”

What Do U.S. Jews Really Think About Annexation?

Yoffie says American Jews all agree with him in opposing annexation. Maybe he’s right. Maybe he’s wrong. The only way to know is to take a poll.

Can It Happen In America?

The law is only as powerful as the will of the people to respect it, the ability of the police and justice system to enforce it, and the determination of leaders to uphold it.

We Are All Farmers Now

Or the shul rabbanim who find their source of income dwindling but must still feed their families.

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