New York Times Reviewer Insists Jihadist Attacks in US Are ‘Relatively Few’

By Ira Stoll Writing about a Showtime documentary titled “American Jihad,” a television reviewer for the New York Times reports that the film “examines several of the relatively few instances...

OOPS! is no excuse

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran “As Freud has shown, blunders are not the merest chance. They are the result of suppressed desires and conflicts. They are...

Rezső Kasztner: The Man Who Betrayed 400,000 Jews

By Paul Bogdanor A major injustice is being committed in our time, as a traitor to the Jewish people is being turned into a hero,...

An Amazing Daf Yomi Gematria

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss When I am eating a meal at home alone, I tend to read biographies of gedolim while eating.  Recently, I...

Sanctify the Moment

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The parsha this week begins with the words, “Vayakhel Moshe es kol adas bnei Yisroel.” Moshe descended the mountain the day...

Counter Kiruv In The Israeli Army

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org Email:  rudomin@jpi.org Every action begats a counter-reaction. The Frum world hears a lot about Kiruv Rechokim, Jewish...

Snow or a Lazy Generation

By Eli Verschleiser Our parents and grandparents used to regale us with tales of trudging miles and miles to school in a blinding blizzard, wind...

The Haggadah on Many Levels

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The annual holy narrative of the Pesach Seder is a multi-faceted experience with which we should familiarize ourselves so that...

In Defense of Rav Soloveitchik — A Response to Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbi Soloveitchik and his Paradoxical Influence: An Answer to a Friend is the second recent article by Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo to critique...

To Approach the Divine

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Whoever among us ever suffered the “slings and arrows” of life more than Job?  Who among us knew such pain and tragedy? ...