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By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week’s parsha opens with the high ideal we are to live with: “Zos chukas haTorah, adam ki yomus ba’ohel.” The...

Obama’s Ferguson Dog and Pony Show

By Jonathan Tobin As protests against the decision of a grand jury not to charge Officer Darren Wilson with the murder of Michael Brown continue,...

Lessons I Have Learned From My Work As a Divorce Mediator

By Rabbi Menachem Rosenfeld The Torah operates with a rule that "Miklal Lav Atah Shomea Hen"; i.e. we learn the positive action from a negative...

Rabbi Tannenbaum: My Shabbos in Lakewood – Bonded By Torah

By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum Though there is a history of some discrimination against Jews long ago, more than half of Lakewood's residents today are observant...

Analysis: What Did Netanyahu And Lieberman Hope To Gain By Merging?

By Dr. Amiel Ungar We will know only on January 22, or in the wee hours of January 23, whether the surprise electoral merger ...

The Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan Debate & Israel

By Moshe Phillips Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan will have only one debate this election season on October 11 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Given...

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By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz At the first gathering of the Bnei Yisroel, the twelve pillars of our nation surrounded their father as he lay ill...

Op-Ed: Where was Sandy Koufax this past Sukkos?

By Rabbi Yitzchok Fingerer Was baseball legend Sandy Koufax really at BJX this past Sukkos? If you were there, you may be bewildered as you...

Not a Negative Does Not a Positive Make

Respect and praise in the age of criticism By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran There is a recurring trope in comedy movies in which a leader addresses a group,...

Sheldon Adelson: Don’t Risk Israel’s Security on Obama’s Words

By Sheldon Adelson "Americans who support Israel should take the president at his word," wrote Haim Saban recently in the New York Times, claiming...