Analysis: Instead of the Vatican, Bernie Sanders Should Go to Israel

By Jennifer Rubin  In a somewhat peculiar move, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announced that he will be going just days before the New York primary to...

How Iran Could Get the Bomb Overnight

Edward Jay Epstein is the author of the just-published Annals of Unsolved Crime, one chapter of which addresses the case of Amanda Knox. In...

Video: A Reader Writes: The Professor and What is Considered ‘Jewish’ Music

Dear [email protected], Dr. Yitzchok Levine is a professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, and often...

Obama’s First 100 Days: A Jewish Perspective

By Marc R. Stanley Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council During his first 100 days in office, the American Jewish community has already taken great...

Modeh Ani – Thank You

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz An elderly man diagnosed with a serious disease was sitting in a waiting room at Sloan Kettering Hospital, waiting for his...

Fasting: Exercise In Righteousness or Just Hunger Pangs?

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Our calendar is dotted with a number of fast days, days when we are called upon to deny ourselves the ...

Declaring a Second Jewish State

By Dovid Efune In September the United Nations General Assembly will convene in New York. It is widely anticipated that the Palestinian Arab leadership will...

Opinion: Designing Your Own Calendar

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran There are calendars which provide the convenience of viewing one day at a time. At the end of the day, the...

The Matzav Shmoooze: Are There Public School Students in Lakewood Who Don’t Belong There?

Dear [email protected], I am a father of eight living in Lakewood, NJ. I would like to share a shocking revelation that I recently discovered. I don’t...

Assessing Sharon’s Complex Legacy

By Jonathan S. Tobin When larger-than-life figures such as former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon die, writers struggle to adequately summarize their legacies. But ...