The Real Case Against Palestinian UDI

By Dovid Efune Last Thursday I attended a luncheon, organized by The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to honor departing Moroccan Ambassador...

Campaign to Demonize Ryan Won’t Work

By Jonathan Tobin, Commentary The Democratic effort to change Paul Ryan's image from one of a choirboy intellectual to a monster threatening the rights...

Third Lesson From The Gaza War: Abbas Sides With Hamas

By Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is anchored in the premise that the mainstream Palestinian leadership has truly given up...

Tragedies – Past, Present and Future?

By Zvi Gluck As we prepare to mourn the destruction of the Bais Hamikdash and numerous other communal tragedies that have befallen us throughout the...

It’s All About Being Relevant

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In the opening posuk of this week's parsha, Mamrei achieves enduring relevance through his inclusion in one of the most...

Open Orthodoxy’s Last Ditch Struggle for Recognition

By I. Schwartz Lately, Open Orthodoxy, the fringe left movement of Rabbi Avi Weiss and Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT), has been getting lots of...

Tom Friedman Admits: ‘No Idea’ if Palestinians Are Peace Partners

By D. Bender Noted New York Times columnist and author, Thomas Friedman, in an interview with Israel Army radio aired Tuesday, admitted that he...

It’s Tu B’Av – Put the Girls in the Freezer

By Elisha Ferber We've heard it over and over again: there are too many girls in the parsha of shidduchim, and too few boys to...

No Mentchlichkeit: Presidential Race Goes in the Gutter

There's talk of bad spray tans, sweat and liars. Accusations that a rival has ties to the mob. They've called one another "little" or "a...

The Obesity Menace and Kosher Foods

By Menachem Lubinsky The perception that kosher foods are healthier than other foods has led many Americans to embrace kosher fare. While it is true...