Doctors: There Is No Religious Excuse for Not Vaccinating Your Kids

NEW YORK (JTA) — Opposition to vaccination on political and religious grounds has been swaying parents across the country to refuse immunizations for their children. Recently this has resulted...

Aliyah Chronicle: The Vote Is In

By Shmuel Katz Several weeks ago I wrote an article previewing the upcoming mayoral election here in Bet Shemesh. I analyzed the race and demographic trends here in Bet Shemesh...

Novak: Look Seriously at How the Media Acts As an Enemy of the People

Much of the country’s punditry is debating the Trump administration’s decision to revoke the press credentials and White House access for CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta. Cries...

Owens: Qatar’s Attack on Israel Advocates Must Not Stand

By Robin Owens  United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has earned a sterling reputation as a defender of Israel in a hostile international body. Time and time again, she has used...

TV’s Messiahs and Unicorns Are Based on Democratic Stereotypes

Barack Obama is out of the White House, but you can still see him on TV almost every night. That is, in the form of several TV characters clearly...

Ben Shapiro: Why We Cling to The Tree Of Life

On Saturday, in a constantly repeating story as old as the Jewish people, a Jew-hating murderer decided to slaughter as many Jews as possible. This murderer shouted the slogan...

Op-Ed: The Anti-Vaccination Disgrace

By Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD There is a small, yet very vocal and influential group of “anti-vaxxers” living in our heimishe communities. They should stop reading now, as they...

Goldfeder: Make An Informed Decision at the Polls

By Phil Goldfeder Do you ever get the feeling that election season has turned into nothing more than one long WhatsApp chat? I know I do. The topic of government and...

Novak: 3 Things Your Anti-Trump Friends Don’t Understand

By Jake Novak It’s one thing to lose an election; it happens to everyone in politics. It’s one thing to lose a sports match; it happens in every sport. But something even...

Could Ari Fuld’s Death Have Been Prevented?

A 5TJT Op-ed by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Ari Fuld was a hero.  But could his death have been prevented? The answer is "yes" and can be found in last week’s headlines. ...
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