From the Editor: Frager Leading the Way to Peace

  Dr. Joe Frager, a great friend of Israel and the Jewish people, really does not need to be defended, not by us here nor by anyone else for that...

Opinion: 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 presidential adviser Jared Kushner is preparing. But we do know how Kushner perceives the Palestinian Arabs....

All The World’s A Stage For Media Coverage Of Refugees

By Jake Novak Pictures of crying children on the newspapers. Online video of menacing looking law enforcement agents confronting crowds. Sounds of screaming and crying on the radio and TV. Question: Do the...

From the Hills: Short Trip to Israel

We are back from our short trip to Israel. Sandwiched in between two yahrtzeits — my mother’s and my mother-in-law’s — was a wedding and time with our son,...

Editor’s Blog: The Politics of Soccer

Forget about that the originally scheduled World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Israel was supposed to be played on Shabbos in Jerusalem. On the surface that was not...

Building A Political Wall Around The Torah

By Jake Novak To be truly wise, a person first needs to know what he doesn’t know. But that would probably make Facebook really boring! Sorry Mark Zuckerberg, but we could all...

Paving A New Way For New York: Senate Candidate Chele Farley

By Michele Justic Who hasn’t looked at their pay stub on their way home, riding on the crowded and often-delayed LIRR or driving on the pothole-filled streets, and wondered: “Where...

Kopilow: Know The Truth Before You Vote

By Stanley Kopilow As a Republican party leader, I’ve been involved in elections for decades. My involvement was mostly in support of other people, and I’ve been pretty successful in...

How Farhud Day Stymies Invented Palestinian History

By Edwin Black When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, I wanted to achieve more than merely establish a...

Only the Left Enjoys Freedom on College Campuses

By Susan D. Alter I was the first Orthodox Jew elected to city government — the New York City Council — in the 1970s. It was an educational and at...

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At Ohel’s 49th Annual Gala at the Sheraton Hotel, New York, a capacity crowd of Ohel’s ardent friends and supporters celebrated the achievements of...

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By Dr. Jonathan Paley Though much ink has been spilled over the now infamous “Shabbos Flight” LY002, JFK-ATH-TLV, I feel it is vital to counter...

Medicare Myths: Who Not To Listen To For Medicare Plans

By Robert Remin Before I reveal some more Medicare myths, I want to thank 5TJT readers for the overwhelming response to the first Medicare Myths...

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