Open Letter To Candidates Running For Office: You Want Our Vote? Be Truthful

My name is Moshe Binom. I am writing to share some of my thoughts on the disgusting recent decline of the political system in...

Number of Civilian Casualties Says Nothing about Proportionality in Gaza

By Laurie R. Blank The conflict in Gaza is replete with asymmetries: the number of civilian casualties on either side, the amount of destruction, the...

Offer Your Teens Choices

By Rabbi Naphtali Hoff The Gemara (Avodah Zara 50b, Bava Kama 38a) informs us that "greater is a m'tzuveh v'oseh (one who is commanded to...

Do Terrorists Get One Free Shot at Israeli Soldiers?

By Stephen M. Flatow An Israeli soldier who shot back at an Arab who was trying to murder him is now under investigation, following protests...

Summer Is Making U.S. Kids Dumber and Fatter

By Peter Orszag It's July, and for many of us, that brings back fond childhood memories of family vacations, summer camp or long, happy...

A Hate Incident

By Elon Gold This past Friday night, instead of having my usual guests for a festive Friday night dinner in my home, I had three...

Karl Vick and the Crime of Misleading the Public

By Dovid Efune There is something wrong with TIME Magazine's Jerusalem Bureau Chief Karl Vick. By now many readers will agree that the publication is...

Rabbi Hoffman Responds to Video of Rabbi Mizrachi’s Holocaust Claims First Reported on Matzav.com

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman, 5tjt.com It is an unfortunate reality that, at times, well-meaning people help promote misinformation when trying to make a point....

Bibi’s Gift To The Killers

By Zalmi Unsdorfer Demolishing the homes of terrorists is 1970's technology and these days is nothing but a gift to the families of those who...

The Despicable Return of Casualty Statistics as a Moral Barometer

By Alex Margolin During the 2014 Gaza War, nearly every news report contained an obligatory paragraph listing the number of Palestinians and Israelis killed in...