Sefirah Thoughts

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss As we engage in the seasonal mitzvah of counting the sefira and observe the national period of mourning for the...

Analysis: How Obama and Friends Just Made Peace Harder in the Middle East

By Elliott Abrams, Michael Singh Sizing up the Israeli-Palestinian conflict upon assuming office, President Barack Obama decided Israeli settlements were the problem, and he insisted...

Number of Civilian Casualties Says Nothing about Proportionality in Gaza

By Laurie R. Blank The conflict in Gaza is replete with asymmetries: the number of civilian casualties on either side, the amount of destruction, the...

Message from Harav Yaakov Bender

We are living in perhaps the most difficult tekufah, in terms of raising children, in Jewish history. The street is beckoning, technology is very...

Yes, You Can Make a Difference

By Dr. Meir Wikler If you have ever visited Yad Vashem’s Holocaust History Museum in Yerushalayim and left feeling disheartened, disturbed or even disgusted by...

The Real Palestinian Massacre

By Jonathan Messing Yarmouk was home to the largest Palestinian refugee community before the conflict began. 180,000 Palestinian civilians called it home. Now only...

Lesson Eleven Of Gaza War: Abbas Slaps U.S. Again

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn Israel's "peace partner" Mahmoud Abbas slapped America in the face again, just hours after Secretary of State John Kerry...

The Resurgence of the Tefillah Legacy of Rav SR Hirsch

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer It is often sad to see. Whereas the majority of the post-World War II communities representing the traditions of European Jewry...

Mike Bloomberg: Disarm Young Black Males

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is under fire for a statement made at the Aspen Institute on Friday in which he sounded like...

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...