Family Feud

By Rabbi Hershel Becker Is someone who is involved in machlokes with another family member allowed to rally other family members to join in the...

A Mageifah

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz As we enter the mournful period known as “The Three Weeks,” we are reminded of another of the consequences of golus....

Ethiopians and Wine: Not so Fast, Rabbi Cardozo

By Avrohom Gordimer Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo’s new article, Scandalous Halachic Decisions: Ethiopians and Wine, pushes many hot buttons. Exuding an overdose of self-confidence and much...

Jared Kushner Has It All Wrong On The Palestinians

By Stephen M. Flatow We don’t yet know the details of the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan that presidential adviser Jared Kushner is preparing. But we do...

Affirming President Trump’s Travel Ban: Sanity Prevails

By Avrohom Gordimer Although the decision was narrow, the Supreme Court should be applauded for upholding President Trump's travel ban. The Court's decision is important...

Not The Media’s Standard

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Humans everywhere seek love and appreciation. As people attempt to fill that need, oftentimes they seek to ingratiate themselves with those...

Us, Them and the Deep State

Reaction to a statement was a statement in itself. By Rabbi Avi Shafran The two thirds of the American populace that objected to the policy of...

“To Heal the World?” The Tikkun Olam Distortion

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Jonathan Neumann’s To Heal the World? is nothing short of a lethal indictment – actually a conviction – of the leadership...

Fake News: A Dead Gaza Baby

By Jerold Auerbach Last month Israel began to confront a daily barrage of fire kites and burning tire smoke across its Gaza border, igniting fires...