Post Purim

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Purim this year was unlike any in recent memory. Every year, I spend my night raising money for one particular cause...

Rove: The White House Misfires on Limbaugh

By Karl Rove, The Wall Street Journal Presidents throughout history have kept lists of political foes. But the Obama White House is the first I...

We Do Not Need Yoatzot Halachah – Female Poskim

By Rabbi Yaakov Feitman Kehillas Bais Yehudah Tzvi (The Red Shul) The Five Towns Jewish Times Last week, the Five Towns Jewish Times newspaper published an...

This Purim, Flip Your Lid

The following opinion piece by Andrew J. Neff appears on the Orthodox Union's website: Purim this year is Tuesday, March 10 (or March 11 in...

Lieberman’s Rise Might Actually Be Useful Abroad

By Nathan J. Diament 'There's no question,' says former US ambassador to Israel Dan Kurtzer, that Avigdor Lieberman's electoral win will lead to negative consequences...

Heretics and Humility

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A bicentennial as jubilant as this year's hasn't been seen since the commemoration in 1976 of America's birth. The current year-long...

WSJ: Obama’s Rhetoric Is the Real ‘Catastrophe’

The following article by Bradley R. Schiller appears in the pages of The Wall Street Journal: President Barack Obama has turned fearmongering into an art...

Inaugural Disillusion

I can only imagine their disappointment. Inauguration Day 2009, the day on which America's first African-American president was to be sworn into office, was perhaps...

Still Nervous About Obama

By Yonason Rosenblum President Obama is now safely sworn in. Even the few curmudgeons left who have not been completely won over by the new...

Unbearable

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A winter flurry of “Dear President Obama” letters – in the forms of op-eds and paid advertisements – have swirled...