A Mother’s Wisdom

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Each one of the parshiyos in Sefer Bereishis, an uninterrupted chronicle of ma’asei avos meant to instruct and guide us, is filled...

Matzav Shovavim Shalom Bayis Initiative

Motzoei Shabbos marked the beginning of this year's eight week period of Shovavim Tat (since it is a leap year).  Boruch Hashem, tens of...

Opinion: The Shidduch Crisis Was Created by Humans

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA I was recently visiting someone to be Menachem Ovel (comforting mourners) and was asked if the proverbial "Shidduch Crisis" effected me...

Conservative Jews Deserve More Than PR

By Rabbi Yaakov Menken and Rabbi Pesach Lerner/JNS.org  Responding to a dramatic decline in membership, the Conservative Jewish movement’s congregational arm has hired the Good...

Shlugging Up the Kasha – Sending Girls to Seminary

By Rabbi Yaakov Menken In a recent piece, Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin discusses "Sending Girls to Seminaries and the Shidduch Crisis" and asks: "who are the American...

Analysis: Instead of the Vatican, Bernie Sanders Should Go to Israel

By Jennifer Rubin  In a somewhat peculiar move, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announced that he will be going just days before the New York primary to...

Prosecutors, Judges Decry Rubashkin “Witch Hunt”

The following article by Charles B. Renfrew and James H. Reynolds first appeared at the Des Moines Register: The American legal system is often held...

Pressures of Aging and Illness on Shalom Bayis

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute, Email: rudomin@jpi.org When a young couple stands under the Chupa they are full of hope and the...

A Tale of Two Funerals

By Yishai Fleisher In the last two weeks, I had the painful privilege of attending two major funerals. The first was that of Irving Moskowitz, the wealthy American...

What Motivates You?

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss I want to share with my dear readers a sobering true story that warns us about one of the more...