Jared Kushner Has It All Wrong On The Palestinians

By Stephen M. Flatow We don’t yet know the details of the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan that presidential adviser Jared Kushner is preparing. But we do...

The Sasoon Family Tragedy: Why Oh Why – Part II

By Rabbi Moshe Meir Weiss Last week we started to discuss the overwhelming tragedy of the loss of seven wonderful children overnight in a horrific...

Balance: The Way of the Torah Scholar

By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran When the Satmar Rebbe, zt”l, came to America after World War II,  Rav Shraga Feivel Medelovitz, the Principal of Yeshiva Torah V’Daas...

Iran Nuclear Deal’s Fate Could Swing On Decisions Of A Few U.S. Lawmakers

By Alina Dain Sharon In the aftermath of the recently reached framework understanding on Iran's nuclear program, the agreement's fate on American soil could rest...

Al Gore: We Can’t Wish Away Climate Change

The following article by Al Gore appeared in yesterday's New York Times: It would be an enormous relief if the recent attacks on the...

The Mike’s Always On

By Rabbi Avi Shafran The British election campaign just ended would seem an unlikely source for a Torah teaching moment, but there it was. One...

Historic

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz We live in historic times. Our period will be studied by history students for many years to come. They will study...

Drama in Real Life: Emergency Landing

By Jodie Kamornick Last Thursday, my husband, Moshe, and I arrived at Ben-Gurion airport with our two little ones, Aryeh and Libby, in tow. It...

Are Some Seculars on 9 Av Like Some Chareidim on Yom Hazikaron?

By Rafi G., Life in Israel Dan Meridor, a minister in the Israeli government, was spotted on Thursday, Tisha B'Av, eating in a restaurant in...

The New Administration: Impact on the Middle East

In its second term the Obama administration will likely offer Iran a "grand deal" to test whether diplomacy can stop its nuclear research program...