The RCA and The Women Of The Wall

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The most defining battle in the life of Rabbi David B. Hollander zt"l was his fight for the integrity of Orthodoxy....

Obama’s Campaign and the Pollard Factor

By Ben Caspit, Maariv American Jewry is letting Obama know that if he wants their vote, they aren't accepting any more excuses for the continued incarceration...

Natural versus Artificial Man  

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran A fisherman once lived near the banks of a river.  One evening, exhausted from his labors, he straggled home dreaming of what...

The Mideast Peace Process Has Never Been So Irrelevant

By Amnon Lord The news last week that the Quartet is suggesting indirect negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians over the territorial issue caught me by...

Achieving Simcha In Times Of Pain: Thoughts on the Recent Tragedies in Eretz Yisroel

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff Succos is called “zman simchaseinu.” The reasons for this are many but the underlying theme for all of them is that...

A Month of Revelation

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This Shabbos is referred to as Shabbos Hachodesh, the last of the four Shabbosos of special Torah readings leading up...

Overcoming Human Nature

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz It was, in a sense, the first gathering of the Bnei Yisroel, the twelve pillars of our nation surrounding the...

Does Yanky Ostreicher’s Freedom Shed Light On The Cases Of Other Jewish Prisoners?

By Jacob Kamaras/JNS.org While an air of mystery surrounds the details of Jewish businessman Jacob Ostreicher's return to U.S. soil after being held for more...

Sadness in Sioux Falls

The following article by Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger appears in this week's edition of the American Yated Ne'eman and is published here with permission. I sit...

When Rockets Are Just ‘Bee Stings’ For The Washington Post

By Petra Marquardt-Bigman You can safely bet the ranch on it: When a Washington Post writer dismisses thousands of rockets as not much more than...