Vision for Greatness

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha of Beshalach is associated with the parting of the sea at Kriyas Yam Suf, where the Jewish people...

For Real: How To Combat ‘Headline Stress Disorder’

By Steven Stosny As a couples' therapist specializing in anger and resentment, I was overwhelmed with distress calls during the recent election cycle. The...

Super Bowl Musings

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss They told me this morning at the Daf that  Super Bowl Sunday is the busiest pizza day of the year....

Analysis: OU Rules Against Women Rabbis; Open Orthodox Rebel

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer In a landmark proclamation, the Orthodox Union, which serves as the largest umbrella organization of Orthodox synagogues (including Modern Orthodox synagogues)...

It’s Always Darkest Just Before the Dawn

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran One might expect the observance of Rosh Chodesh, the New Month, to take place when the moon is full; when its...

Let the Light Shine Brightly

BY Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz There are many mitzvos to which the Torah refers as zeicher l’Yetzias Mitzrayim. We do them to remember our deliverance from...

Outrage At Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Yet Silence Over The Middle Eastern ‘Ban On Jews’

This article by Gaurav Sharma appears at International Business Times: President Donald Trump has delivered on his campaign promise of restricting entry into the US for people...

How Do We Get Super Powers?

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss The Alshich HaKodesh, the Holy Alshich, Zt”l, Zy”a, asks a penetrating and fascinating question.  When Moshe Rabbeinu was born, Yocheved...

What Trump Would Gain From Moving The U.S. Embassy To Yerushalayim

By Robert Satloff If President Trump is thinking about fulfilling his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, it is reasonable...

Denial… …Doesn’t Mean There Are No Consequences

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran    Denial is not a river in Egypt A small child believes that by closing his eyes, the “monsters” he fears cease to...