Bringing the Joy Back to Tammuz

 By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Ask any Western diplomat what he considers to be the greatest threat to peace and democracy in the world. Most would...

A Reader Writes: Ticketing By Police – It’s Out of Control

Dear Editor, Question: Are police paid with our tax dollars to protect us or to hound us with unending traffic tickets? Do we need...

Explaining Obama: Our First Islamist President?

By Richard Baehr One might think that Barack Obama's obsession with Jewish settlements in the West Bank would wane a bit, given the events in...

A Reader Writes: Up in Smoke

Dear Editor, I am not the first to write about the following issue, but I am writing from a different perspective. This issue bothers me,...

A Reader Writes: 82% of Salary for Tuition

Dear Editor,  I would like to address recent discussion regarding high tuition costs. I believe I have bitachon especially in parnassa issues because of events that...

Deaf to Peace

By Rabbi Avi Shafran My daily commute often puts me in the presence of one or another ear bud-wearing young person whose music device's volume...

The Tent of Torah

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz  Ever since the Reagan years, the American people have been blessed primarily with presidents who befriended Israel. Although there were times...

A Reader Writes: Jewish CDs Sell Well for Those Who Have Their Own Bands...

Dear Editor, I've been a fan of Jewish music for a long time and I have noticed which factors determine how well an album is...

Opinion: The Risks of Summer

By Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski The Catskills! About as close to Gan Eden as we can get! Fresh mountain air, no congestion, wide open...

A Reader Writes: If Askanim Would Put Time Into Redding Shidduchim…

Dear Editor, Some parents in our community have been blessed, while living in the age of the shidduch crisis, to have merited to marry off...