A Note on Koach Hatzibbur

By Simcha Sharfman Many people may be unaware that you can go to the voting booth, not vote for any single person or issue, and...

The Rapid Collapse Of Obamacare

By Rich Lowry Washington is riven by conflict and deep-seated division. It is rare indeed that both sides can agree on anything consequential. Therefore it...

Message from Harav Yaakov Bender

We are living in perhaps the most difficult tekufah, in terms of raising children, in Jewish history. The street is beckoning, technology is very...

Truth and Justice

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz In the world in which we live, truth is a rare commodity. Fiction, deviation, misinformation and half-truths are pervasive. The only...

Fall-Out In Israel From The IRS Scandal Today

Today's scandal with Jews and the IRS has a direct impact on the continuation of non-profits in Israel. Over the past 2 years, many small...

Us, Them and the Deep State

Reaction to a statement was a statement in itself. By Rabbi Avi Shafran The two thirds of the American populace that objected to the policy of...

What OU Kashrus Looks Like From the Inside

By Yitzchok Adlerstein Last week's essay on kashrus supervision attracted far more attention than I would have anticipated. I sensed that misinformation abounded about the...

Let’s Get Along

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz This week, in Parshas Shelach, we study the tragic episode of the meraglim sent by Moshe to spy on the land...

Opinion: Uman for Rosh Hashanah and ‘Feel Good Judaism’

By KollelGuy Our generation expects everything to happen quickly. We don't grow our own food anymore, we don't sew our own clothes, and if we...

Obama’s Intifada Welcoming Committee

By Jonathan Tobin It's difficult to say yet what exactly will be on President Obama's mind when he heads to Israel next month, but an...