Envisioning a Better Tomorrow

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff Vayikra 16, the chapter that details avodah of Yom Kippur, is presented as having occurred in the direct aftermath of the...

Analysis: Netanyahu Had No Choice But to Save Shalit

By Jonathan S. Tobin Max is right that the prisoner exchange Israel is about to conclude with Hamas is an enormous victory for terrorism and a...

Rose’s ‘Official Story’ Does Not Set Record Straight on Agriprocessors

Erik Camayd-Freixas Ignorance of history is no excuse. Agriprocessors (1987-2008) lifted Postville from the farm crisis, doubled its population and turned it into a vibrant...

The Door Is Open

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Mishnah in Maseches Yoma (85b) says, "Ha'omer echtah v'oshuv, echtah v'oshuv, ein maspikin beyado la'asos teshuvah, echtah v'Yom Hakippurim mechaper,...

Frum For Real

By Y. W. Frum. It's a word we all use, but what does it mean? Well, literally, it means "devout" or "pious" - from the...

Bibi’s Triumph Puts Obama on the Defensive

By Jonathan Tobin If President Obama was hoping that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu would lay an egg with his much-anticipated and controversial speech to a...

The Elul Spirit: Changing for the Better – Part One

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss It’s hard to believe, but it’s nearly that time of the year again.  The month of Elul. As we try to...

Why Did Ramaz Not Allow Rashid Khalidi to Address its Students?

By Jeremy Rosen The Ramaz School was wrong to refuse to allow Rashid Khalidi, the Palestinian apologist, to speak to its senior students. The purpose...

Analysis: Obama Constantly Sacrifices Israeli Security

By Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel Few seem to have noticed that President Barack Obama has scattered to the winds bipartisan Israeli reservations regarding establishing...

The Parnassah Crisis: What Are We Doing About It?

Dear Kehilla member, You are all well aware that the modern day economy poses both enormous challenges and opportunities to every member of our...