Be My Friend

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Megillas Esther annually reinforces the closeness Jews feel with the Creator and with each other. Unlike many of the famed miraculous redemptions...

Sparks of Holiness

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha deals with the construction of the Mishkon, the dwelling place of the Shechinah in this world. Introducing the...

The Orthodox Union Isolates The Final Four

By Rabbi Dov Fischer Two weeks ago Arutz Sheva published my article on “The Shul I Won’t Attend.”  If you missed it, please give it a look...

Keep Your Hands Off Halacha

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz “Ve’eileh hamishpotim asher tosim lifneihem.” Rashi explains that just as the laws that appeared in Parshas Yisro were delivered to the...

My Heart Breaks

By Rabbi YY Jacobson I spent two and a half hours yesterday with an 18 year old girl from a local frum family. The story she shared was...

Do Something About It

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In Parshas Yisro, we learn of Kabbolas HaTorah. Following the makkos, Krias Yam Suf and the accompanying revelations of Hashem’s might,...

Jewish History

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Parshas Beshalach is an ode to a nation being formed through trial and tribulation. The Jews faithfully followed Hashem’s direction out...

The “Shul” I Won’t Attend

By Rabbi Dov Fischer Have you ever attended a movie or other form of entertainment and realized, within moments, that — uh-oh — you are in for...

New York’s Bid to Control Religious Schools

 By Avi Schick Even ardent opponents of school choice accept that parents have the right to send their children to private schools. That may soon...

Words to Touch and Inspire

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz As we study Parshas Bo, we note that the pesukim and narratives of this parsha comprise many of the words and...