Relying on Urim VeTumim?

By Rabbi Berach Steinfeld In Shemos, Perek Chof Ches, posuk tes vov, the Torah tells us that the Choshen was made via artisan sewing. In posuk lamed the Torah says that they inserted the Urim VeTumim in the Choshen. The...

Powerful Paradigms: The Path Towards Extraordinary

By: Shmuel Reichman Everything is Green? Imagine you wake up one morning, and suddenly notice that your hands are green. As you pull off your...

Heart

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Napoleon wrote that an army of rats can win a battle. How, you ask, is this possible? They can win if...

Neglect at Bais Hachaim in NJ

Dear Editor, I passed by a Bais Hachaim, Grove Street in Newark, NJ, again this week and was disturbed to find that nothing has improved, on...

Smart

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha begin with the words, “Ve’eileh hamishpotim asher tosim lifneihem - These are the rules and laws to place...

Would-Be Predators Beware: Child Victims Act Extends Statute of Limitations in Child Sexual Abuse...

By Zvi Gluck Justice for child sexual abuse survivors has been a long time coming in New York State, but after years of political wrangling,...

Analysis: New York State Declares War on Life

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, once known as a fairly conservative Democrat, has run full speed ahead into the winds of...

Red Alert: Be Careful with Kavod HaTorah

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss When Klal Yisroel received the Torah from Har Sinai, Hashem warned them about a peculiar capital offense.  He cautioned them...

Moved

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In Parshas Yisro, we learn of Kabbolas HaTorah. Following the makkos in Mitzrayim, the splitting of the sea at the Yam...

And I Cried   

By Pained I am so pained that I cried, it bothered me so much that I had to record this as soon as I returned...