Judging the Standard of Judging Standards

  Every year, as the summer sun reveals herself and beats down upon us, the essential matter of tznius - the unequivocal hallmark of a...

Tisha B’Av Message from Mr. Zvi Gluck

By Mr. Zvi Gluck Our thoughts turn somber as we count down the last few minutes until Tisha B’Av and with all of the deaths...

The Rabbinic Blacklist Hoax

BY AVROHOM GORDIMER (This article appeared in Times of Israel.) Two weeks ago, Reform, Conservative and Federation leadership sounded the alarm about the now-delayed Conversion Bill, falsely presenting it as...

Jealousy: The Root of All Evil

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss We know that some women are into jewelry.  The Ben Ish Chai, Zt”l, Zy”a, informs us that Mrs. Korach was...

HATE IN THE MEDIA: The APP’s Bigoted Fake News Campaign Against Orthodox Jews

Good day investors and board members at Gannett (the parent company of Asbury Park Press), advertisers at APP, and community leaders: On Friday afternoon, June...

Sorry to Spoil the Cheese Party: A Reply to Rabbi Barry Dolinger’s “Milchig Manifesto...

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer  P’sak Halacha is very serious business. To adjudicate Halacha, one must be a grounded halachic authority, whose command of the issues...

A Grave Threat to Jewish Continuity: An Op-Ed

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Who would have thought that the actions of a Jewish organization could launch a grave...

Picture Perfect? By: Ami Chai Tzuriel

They bring him to shul daily – I see him all the time. The other day he gave me a robust Brocha; as a...

Pesach Sheni – The Holiday for the OTD By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

For the Five Towns Jewish Times Today is Pesach Sheni. And although many people eat Shmurah Matzah today, unfortunately, few people understand its internal message. It...

A Holy People

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week, we read the parshiyos of Acharei Mos and Kedoshim. Rashi quotes the Toras Kohanim, which states that Parshas Kedoshim...