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Just When We Thought We Had Seen It All

By I. Schwartz Already known for breaking every rule in the book, such as giving semichah to women, bringing church choirs into his shul and...

It’s Not Their Fault (It’s Ours)

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Mainstream news outlets have seriously cut down their coverage of news stories. As society dumbs down and spends more time feeding its...

Heretics and Humility

By Rabbi Avi Shafran A bicentennial as jubilant as this year's hasn't been seen since the commemoration in 1976 of America's birth. The current year-long...

Why the Dems Lost Weiner’s Seat

By Errol Louis Democrats, from the rank-and-file to President Obama, are worried -- as they should be -- about the surprise victory of a novice...

Stand Strong

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz At the conclusion of Parshas Balak, we learn that following his failed bid to curse the Jewish people, as Bilam departed,...

How Can Any Orthodox Jew Vote for Clinton?

By Boruch Malisov Just a few days ago, on Shabbos, we read in the Torah: “The earth was corrupt before God, and the earth became...

Rabbi Gordimer and his Critics

By Rabbi Yaakov Menken That Rabbi Gordimer has become the standard bearer in the face of the Open Orthodox onslaught is truly quite remarkable. Until he...

Homesick

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz An apocryphal tale is told about a man who came to town presenting himself as a traveling tzaddik. Since he arrived...

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The Personification of the Paradigm

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In the recent parshiyos hashovuah, we read the sad tidings of the petirah of Aharon Hakohein and the impending petirah...