Conservatism: It’s Good For The Jews

  By Jeff Ballabon and Bruce Abramson Justice Kennedy’s resignation from the Supreme Court has focused political America on the directions that a post-Kennedy court might take. Kennedy, of course, has...

Noted Historian: Justice Is on Jewish State’s Side

The Israeli flag at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. At 70 years old, the State of Israel has grown up, and might be unrecognizable to those...

letters to THE EDITOR

You Don’t Know How Lucky We Are Dear Editor, This community’s tzedakah and generosity are legendary, but you don’t have a real sense of what it means until you are its recipient....

letters to THE EDITOR

A Western Afghanistan Dear Editor, You back the NRA’s idea of having an armed guard at each of our nation’s schools to protect the students from insane people armed to the...

Why Trump Won

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The media will be discussing the election and how the surprising end came to be that Donald Trump was victorious. The media are in a...

letters to THE EDITOR

How To Eat Matzah Dear Editor, Rabbi Yair Hoffman’s article (April 4) on the halachic procedures for eating matzah on the Seder night opens with anticipated expressions of surprise and...

letters to THE EDITOR

Taxing Fairness Dear Editor, I read your article “A Taxing Matter” in the January 6 issue of the Five Towns Jewish Times with interest. It should go without saying that the...

Sorry, global warmists: The ’97 percent consensus’ is complete fiction

You hear it all the time. Why, 97 percent of all climate scientists agree that global warming is dangerous and man is causing it. The debate is over and...

Novak: Ask Rep. Omar to Name Names

Newly-elected Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota didn’t break any new ground this past weekend with her tweets saying AIPAC money fuels U.S. government support of Israel. That particular...

Letter re Sheldon Silver article

To the Editor: In his ode to State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (July 18 issue), Dr. Asher Mansdorf depicts Silver as a politician who evidently can do no wrong. And...

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A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year.  Why was...

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We were on the move just about all day long. We were in Albany for a day last week with Teach NYS, a subdivision...

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