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The Phenomena Of Israel’s Black Hebrew Community

It was a few weeks ago that Richard Allen, a former New Yorker and longtime activist on behalf of the State of Israel called and asked me to accompany...

Nuance Is Extinct

I’ve spoken about this before but it’s a super important topic. Due to the nature of the interwebs and specifically social media, nuance is dead and I don’t see it...

Negotiating A Ukrainian-Russian Agreement Based On The “Egyptian Model”

As the long and bitter winter sets in on the on the war-ravaged land of Ukraine, and as over 10 million Ukrainians are left without electricity or heating, it’s...

Yair Lapid’s “Fight vs Flight” Dilemma

  With just under two weeks until Election Day, and Israel’s continued standing as a bastion of democratic stability and regional military superpower at stake, many recent contradictory revelations concerning...

Digital Decency

By Hillel Fuld It’s just so sad. I’ve talked about this so many times but no matter how many years I do this and no matter how many posts I write,...

Analyzing the New York Times Hatchet Job Against Yeshivos

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The New York Times has written a one-sided attack against the Yeshiva and Torah community that is so filled with inaccuracies and half-stories that...


By Larry Gordon This is Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Today there are 360,000 Holocaust survivors still living around the world.  All are either in their 80’s and 90’s several thousand are...


Question I have a daughter who got married later in life after enduring much agmas nefesh as an older single. I promised Hashem that as soon as she got married...
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