Bridge the Divide

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We just completed the observance of Purim. We are still in the exalted state that defines chodesh Adar and we are...

A Message From The Kalever Rebbe For Purim 5777: What Can We Learn From...

Our Sages teach us that the Jews did not accept the Torah joyously at Sinai, but only under duress. Only after the miracle of...

Are We What We Wear?

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran When a celebrity made her entrance at an awards show a few years ago wearing a dress made of raw beef it...

The Face of Purim

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Purim is different. When all the Yomim Tovim will cease to be celebrated and only be remembered as part of golus, Purim...

Is The ‘Rising Tide’ Of American Anti-Semitism Only A Surge In Incident Reporting?

By Lori Lowenthal Marcus Dozens of bomb threats have been called into Jewish institutions since early January, and scores of headstones at four Jewish cemeteries...

Remembering Chaim “Lobo” Silber z”l

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss, Rov of Agudas Yisroel of Staten Island As I attempt to write about my dear friend, Chaim Ben Klominos Kalman...

Student. Scholar.

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Not long ago, a prominent matchmaker replied to a request for shidduchim by writing that she has many, many wonderful young...

Celebrate Together

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Rav Yaakov Edelstein, who passed away last week was a leading rov, founding talmid of Ponovezh Yeshiva, and close disciple of...

The All-Important Ear

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Let me ask you, my dear readers.  What would you consider is the core limb of the body?  I was...

There Are No “Alternative Facts”

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    Such an odd sequence, to pledge to “do” before hearing what it is that you are to do!  When a people...