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...

Why Is An Open Orthodox Rabbi Seeking More Punishment For Rubashkin?

By Rabbi Avraham Gordimer We have all read about Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, who calls himself the "Social Justice Rav". Yanklowitz, who was recently referred to by the...

Scouting for Greatness

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In this week’s parsha, we encounter the tragic episode of the meraglim sent to scout Eretz Yisroel. The posuk relates that...

Tisha B’Av: Does Loneliness Really Bother Us?

By Rabbi Elchanan Poupko This Motzie Shabbos we will be reading the book of Eicha, Lamentations. The book begins with the words:Eicha Yashva Badad—how did she...

“Shabbos, Shabbos”

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Before there were religious newspapers, the Jewish media world was owned by the maskilim. It took some time before religious Jewry...

Rabbi Rubin: Environmental Costs and Kashrus

By Rabbi Y. Reuven Rubin, Ynet There are some mysteries that go beyond all understanding. In previous generations we were blessed with wise men who delved...

Looking Through The Window

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz It is frequently said that we live in a dor yasom. Our status as leaderless is so often repeated that...

Are These Not Jewish Children?

By Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman We have heard the news and perhaps seen the pictures. The facts are not disputed. A little eight year religious Jewish...

Our Loss

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In the midst of the worst period in the recent history of our people, Klal Yisroel lost its captain....

Halachic Guidelines On Interfaith Matters And Challenges To Rabbi Riskin

Dear Sir, In August 2012 we noted that Matzav.com cited JewishIsrael in this post on Rabbi Shlomo Riskin's stance on interfaith matters. We also read...