New York Times Says Abbas ‘Vilified’ for Challenging Number of Holocaust Victims

By Tamar Sternthal As Israelis marked Holocaust Remembrance Day at ceremonies naming individuals among the 6 million murdered Jews, The New York Times reported...

What Makes Our Laws “Jewish”?

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Everyone has rules.  Every society, culture, family and group.  Having rules and laws hardly makes one distinct.   From the ancient...

Kudos to the Parents – The Unsung Heroes

By Kollel Guy One week ago, the Lakewood Yeshiva held its annual Shabbos of Chizzuk / Dinner in Brooklyn. As usual, it was well attended...

Councilmember Levin: This Madness Must End

By New York City Council Member Mark Levine We are 337 days into 2015. There have been 355 mass shootings in the United States so far...

A Sure Way to Please Hashem

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss One of the highlights of the Ten Days of Repentance is the saying of HaMelech HaKodosh in our Shemoneh Esrei. ...

Will the World Ask Why Palestinians Celebrate Murder?

By Jonathan S. Tobin The painful debate about Israel's decision to trade 1,000 imprisoned Palestinian terrorists for kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit continued this week with the...

Some in Arab World Happy that Israel Attacked Assad’s Forces

Despite Egyptian and Iranian condemnation, it is certain that the Syrian people were happy that Assad's warehouses and forces were shelled, regardless of...

The Matzav Shmoooze: My Wife is Clueless in the Kitchen

Dear Editor, Thank you for allowing me to share this letter with your readers. I have been married almost 20 years, happily, boruch Hashem. My wife,...

Why Are Jews Liberals – And Orthodox Jews Are Not?

By Norman Podhoretz One of the most extraordinary features of Barack Obama's victory over John McCain was his capture of 78% of the Jewish vote....

How the Palestinian Authority Could Stop Obama’s Penchant for Internationalism

By John Bolton The Palestinian Authority is aggressively seeking to have itself declared a "state" by joining treaties and international organizations, thereby pressuring Israel and...