An Open letter to European Jews Who Condemn Israel

By Rabbi Yaakov Spivak My Dear Brothers and Sisters: There is nothing more pitiful than a condemned man asking his executioner for the sword so that...

Challenging the Status Quo, With Love

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff Their morale had never been lower. Their need for vision and unwavering support was never greater. Amazingly, the one who...

An Open Letter to President Obama & Secretary Kerry

Dear President Obama & Secretary Kerry, Have either of you ever heard of long-term accountability? It means that one remains accountable for one’s actions long...

Noonan: A Draw on Substance, But Biden Loses Because He Acted Like a Jerk

By Peggy Noonan The vice presidential debate was uniquely important because if Paul Ryan won it or did well, the Romney-Ryan ticket's momentum would be...

Full Text of Obama Speech: ‘Our Leadership is at Stake’

This is the full text of US President Barack Obama's speech on Syria last night: My fellow Americans, tonight I want to talk to you...

Businesses/Entrepreneurs in Need of Capital: Accelerator’s Investors Ready To Invest Their Own Capital

It is hard to believe that almost a year has passed since "The Accelerator" panel took place at the 2014 Parnassah Expo. It was...

Follow-Up: Open Orthodox “Rabbi” Falsifying the Torah of Rav Ovadia Yosef zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman, The Five Towns Jewish Times In a recent FaceBook post that was re-tweeted on Matzav.com earlier this week, O’O-Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz...

The Giving Pledge

ByCJ Srullowitz The Wall Street Journal last week publicized the names of those who had joined "The Giving Pledge." This initiative, spearheaded less than two...

Mahmoud Abbas: Palestinians Better Off Dead Than Living Outside of Israel

By Asaf Romirowsky Faced with the suffering of their own people, the Palestinians recently decided not to help. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas rejected...

Shidduch Resumes and Reality – Part IV

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Shidduch resumes are now in widespread usage in the English-speaking American Yeshiva world. No one denies that. But how do...