Yisro: Keep Your Balance

From Where I Stand By Rabbi Yossy Goldman What is the definition of a well-balanced individual? One who has a chip on both shoulders! This week we read the Ten Commandments. The...

Palestinians Blast Decision to Return Omitted Language on Jerusalem to Democratic Platform

A senior Hamas official said Friday that the reinsertion of language declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel into the Democratic party platform was “stupid begging” for Jewish votes...

If I Forget Thee Jerusalem. Oops! The Democrats just did (Video)

Why the Democrats have decided to omit Jerusalem from their party platform is utterly beyond me. ‎There is nothing more predictable than the ensuing attacks from the right following...

These Keys Taste Good And Open The Heart Of A Community

By Cindy Grosz The Shabbos after Pesach is special to Jews around the world, and even to foodies and bread connoisseurs, for it involves the baking of fresh challahs. There...

Amazon Blasted over Nazi Camp Puzzle

Online retail giant Amazon has come under fire over the sale of a jigsaw puzzle that depicts ovens at the crematorium at the Nazi death camp of Dachau, a...

A Day With The King By Larry Gordon

Is the reference to the theory that every generation of Jews that does not rebuild our Holy Temple in Jerusalem is considered as if it was destroyed during our...

Romney: Palestinians Just Not Interested in Peace (Video)

In a video released Tuesday, Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute is highly unlikely, because unlike the Israelis, the PA has “no...

Unlocking Heaven

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman “Mommy, what does the key mean? Why do we put it in the challah dough?” Last Shabbos, we read a fascinating pasuk in Shir HaShirim–the standard...

Divorce by Video Conferencing In Israel

Technology has done a lot for us, some might say much of it is not good, but this is something new. The iPhone has allowed a beis din in...

‘Immersed In Torah, Engaged With The World’

The headline atop this article is the motto of the Gush. But what is “the Gush”? It is one of the foremost Modern Orthodox Torah institutions in the world....

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Arizona Amends Anti-BDS law

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Tuesday to amend the state’s law prohibiting public contractors from boycotting Israel. The 2016 anti-BDS bill was...

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For the first time since the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, some 100 Diaspora Jewish families will celebrate the Jewish festival of redemption in the heart...

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If you’ve never heard an Arab calling out “alter zachen” (“old things”) in Yiddish, then you’ve never experienced pre-Passover preparations in Jerusalem. It’s part...

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