Get Fired Up

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha opens with the high ideal we are to live with: “Zos chukas haTorah, adam ki yomus ba’ohel.” The...

Analysis: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Crossed the Line

By Aaron Blake I first wrote about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's controversial comments about Donald Trump earlier this week. Since then, the situation...

Immersion Learning and “Diving into the Deep End” in Kiruv

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute. Email: rudomin@jpi.org Formerly: Director Sinai Heritage Center (Wall Street) and AJOP Trustee A series Devoted to Kiruv Rechokim There...

Elie Wiesel and My Grandfather

By Mordechai Avigdor A proud piece of Jewish history has passed. Elie Wiesel z”l was a worldwide spokesman about the horrors of the Holocaust. He held...

A USA Based Yeshiva For 21-Year-Olds – If They Build It, Will The Bochurim...

During this past Pesach Bein Hazmanim, an online survey was conducted that posed the following question: Would bochurim who are currently in Bais Medrash...

Opinion: The Alef-Bais Crisis

By Rabbi Dovid Abenson The word “crisis” has, unfortunately, insinuated itself into the common Jewish lexicon. We now refer to crisis regarding shidduchim, divorce, internet and kids-at-risk,...

I’m A Jew Who Has Worked With Donald Trump For Years. He’s No Anti-Semite.

By Jason Greenblatt While most Americans were barbecuing, relaxing with family and friends, and celebrating our nation’s 240th birthday over last holiday weekend, much of...

Does Bibi Talk Too Much, or Too Little? The New York Times Has All...

By Ira Stoll Does the prime minister of Israel, Bibi Netanyahu, talk too little, or too much? The New York Times can’t make up its mind, but...

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...

Of “Pitches” and “Closings” in the Kiruv Continuum

Part of a series devoted to Kiruv. By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute. Email: rudomin@jpi.org Formerly: Director Sinai Heritage Center (Wall Street) and AJOP...