Redeeming Modern Orthodoxy

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer The patient is hemorrhaging. In fact, the patient does not seem to even know who he is. It sounds pretty dire. The...

Cholent Emerges as “Hottest” Kosher Food

By Menachem Lubinsky David Zakheim began his cholent escapade as a hobby or as he puts it "a passion." At first it was for a...

As Palestinians Praise Shul Atrocity, Mahmoud Abbas Walks Back His ‘Condemnation’

By B. Cohen Hours after this week's terrorist atrocity at a shul in Jerusalem, in which four rabbis and a Druze condemnation regarded by many...

Explaining Obama: Our First Islamist President?

By Richard Baehr One might think that Barack Obama's obsession with Jewish settlements in the West Bank would wane a bit, given the events in...

Obama the Invisible: Anti-Leadership Amid World Crises

By John Podhoretz Where is the president? The world is beset. Moammar Khadafy is moving relentlessly to crush the Libyan revolt that once promised the...

Thank Heaven for the French?

By Jonathan Tobin Had Secretary of State John Kerry not been absolutely certain that a deal with Iran was about to be signed there's no...

The Matzav Shmoooze: End the Mid-Flight Minyanim

Dear Editor, I am not here to pass judgment. People do different things, usually based on their minhag or the p’sak of their rov. But I’d...

Unreal

By Rabbi Avi Shafran I was recently privileged to spend the good part of a week on the tree-studded rural campus of my alma mater,...

The Wickedness Of “Live And Let Live”

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran A visitor to Sodom seeking to purchase food would be told by the merchants, "keep your money (what's yours is yours)...

Still Wonderful: Out Of The Blue, Efryim Shore Became Paralyzed From The Neck Down

By Gavriel Horan It was the second day of Rosh Hashana in 2004. Efryim Barry Shore came home from a full morning of prayers...