Covered

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Sukkos, the Yom Tov that commands us to be fully joyous, as the posuk (Devorim 16:14-15) states, “Vesomachta bechagecha vehoyisa ach...

The Man With the Tattoo at the Aron Kodesh

By Rav Yitzchok Fingerer, Morah D'Asra, BJX It was time for the Aron Kodesh to be opened for one of the most inspiring and poignant parts...

Are You an Eved Hashem?

By Rabbi Yehoshua Berman Are you an eved Hashem? It’s a question that commands our concern throughout the year, and, perhaps, with much greater urgency...

New York State’s Proposed Plastic Bag Ban: Assaulting an American Dream

By Angela Logomasini  I recently wrote a blog post about entrepreneur Eli Amsel, who reached out to me about how nanny state regulators and lawmakers have waged...

Kingship

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz My grandfather, Rav Eliezer Levin zt”l, who learned in the famed yeshiva of Kelm for seven years, once told me that...

The Greatest Achievement in Life

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Recently, ArtScroll put out a magnificent sefer from the teachings of Rav Chaim Kanievsky, shlit"a, on the Yomim Noraim.  In...

As One

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Ever since I became involved with Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin some ten years ago, I have not ceased to be amazed by...

Battles

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz As we begin the study of this week’s parsha and encounter the narrative of “aishes yefas toar,” we wonder what message...

Stop Smearing N.Y. Yeshivos: They Provide A Quality Education To Their Students

By Avi Schick During my quarter-century practicing law, I have defended a broad range of clients and activities: the state’s anti-smoking laws from cigarette companies,...

Judges

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz For the past month, we have satiated the body. Now the time has come to do the same for the soul. The...