Open Orthodoxy’s New and Dangerous Halachic Quest

By I. Schwartz The Yated has for years documented and exposed the invalid claims of the Open Orthodox movement to be Orthodox. Open Orthodoxy’s innovations...

The Most Terrific Anniversary Gift: An Inspiring Tale

By Rabbi Yerachmiel Milstein The only clue that something extraordinary was happening on my recent flight to Israel was a half hour delay in boarding....

Deciphering Off The Derech: Focus on Footsteps

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org Email: rudomin@jpi.org About ten years ago, an unique organization known as "Footsteps" was created in New...

Expert: UN Resolution Will “Haunt Israel For Years To Come”

By BB Portnoy The anti-settlement UN Security Council resolution the Obama administration allowed to be approved last week will “haunt Israel for years to come,”...

NY Times’ Tom Friedman Calls Netanyahu a “Dog,” “Drunk”

By Ira Stoll New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman likens Prime Minister Netanyahu to a “dog” and a “drunk” — and then, with a remarkable lack...

Occupying Your Soul

By Rabbi Dr. Naphtali Hoff The Al Hanisim (literally: “on the miracles”) prayer that is inserted into the silent prayer and into grace after meals...

How Many Jewish Children Are Too Many for the New York Times, Obama?

By Ira Stoll In a lead, front-page news article headlined “Defying U.N., Israel Prepares to Build More Settlements,” the New York Times conveys an explanation for the United States...

Renewed Resolve

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Weeks of immersing ourselves in the ma’asei avos, the encounters and stories of our forefathers, as we move through Seder Bereishis,...

The Invisible Bullet Reappears – Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers

By Rabbi Hershy Z. Ten President of Bikur Cholim Los Angeles, CA  Two years ago, I wrote and published an article regarding the alarming resurgence of measles...

What is Hidden is Never Lost: Rapa-Dreidels, Portugal and the Marranos

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Communal memories do not vanish.  They may become tenuous, fragile as wisps, as fragments, as shards of dreams.  But they remain. ...