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...

Other Side Of The Bench: Truth Or Consequences

By David Seidemann It began in 1927 with the selection of Charles Lindbergh as Time Magazine’s Man of the Year. Since then, every year the magazine has spotlighted the individual...

Should Halacha Allow People to Carry Weapons in Shul?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The horrific tragedy in a Conservative synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Shabbos morning that left 11 people dead should cause us, perhaps, to rethink the manner...

AN INSPIRING BAGEL

Every now and then it pays to take stock and do an emotional inventory, so to speak. And one of those points of curiosity over the years has been...

Other Side Of The Bench: Need For Pain Relief

  In my 20s, I had the tremendous pleasure to serve as the regional director of the Central East region of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth. Looking back, it...

Esther’s Way: Unmasking The ‘New Anti-Semitism’ On Campus

By Rabbi Benji Levy A few weeks ago, I woke up to a flurry of messages from my students in Australia asking how swastikas could taint the iconic Bondi beach...

Editor’s Blog: Guns and Jews

In the aftermath of the deadly massacre in a shul in Pittsburgh, more people are engaging in conversations about guns. The talk is not just about the danger of...

In Defense Of Ivanka And Jared

By Ben Chouake, MD (Dr. Ben) National President, NORPAC Member of the Board of Multiple Jewish Organizations While I usually try to stay above the fray of partisan criticism, I was personally...

Novak: What We Can Learn From Sheryl Sandberg’s Fall

By Jake Novak It was a rare and touching moment of humanity in the otherwise inhuman world of news. Fresh from the sudden tragedy of her husband’s death, Facebook Chief...

THINKING OF KISLEV

As I drive around some areas, I still see some sukkahs standing on porches and in front yards. I don’t know if the people in these homes just did...
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By Dov Lipman Mike Sweetney had it all. Named the best high-school basketball player in the Washington, DC area in 2000, he then joined the list...

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Although the Three Weeks and the other two fasts are a period of mourning and introspection, the Navi Zechariah tells us (Zechariah 8:19) that,...

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