Reacting to the Loss of Leiby z”l: It’s Not How Often; It’s How Much...

By S. Friedman Still reeling from the horrific events of this past week in Boro Park, I felt compelled to try and organize some thoughts...

The Danger and Rampant Corruption of Traffic Light Cameras

By Seth Mandel The ongoing IRS scandal has struck such a nerve with the public because it is a clear example of a prying, ever-present...

The Danger of Tav Hayosher

By Maimon Kirschenbaum Several weeks ago, I was introduced to Rabbi Ari Weiss, the executive director of Uri L'tzedek, the organization that launched the...

Free Stuff for Palestinians

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn Being a Palestinian Arab gets you all sorts of things these days. In addition to longstanding bonus perks such as...

Avoiding the Issues: Defending Open Orthodoxy

By I. Schwartz In response to countless departures from normative Orthodoxy on the part of the new "Open Orthodox" movement, rabbis from across the ...

In Double Standard, NY Times Shamefully Goes After Kapparos

By Ira Stoll One of the best (or worst, depending on how you think about it) ways to see the New York Times’ egregious bias against Jews...

Rise Up Shushan

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz Last week in Congress, the seat of the world’s oldest and most powerful democracy, outright Jew-hatred led to a joke of...

The Chariot of Light

By Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt Riverdale Jewish Center Delivered at a recent RCCS dinner One day, about three years ago, our son -- just having begun a very...

Avi Agrees: A Victim of Injustice

By Avi Solomon Almost 9 months ago, I was one of the few voices in the Jewish world who condemned the activities of Sholom Rubashkin....

Are Pesach Medicine Lists Doing More Harm Than Good?

Several years ago, The Jewish Homemaker featured an article by Rabbi Avrohom Juravel about taking medications on Pesach. When Rabbi Juravel's article...