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...

The Cheesequake Exit and Rav Eliezer Geldzahler zt”l

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for The following is a four-part story.  The last part is well-known, and was rekindled recently in a remarkable Shabbos morning drasha recently given by...
- Advertisement -

Stay connected


Latest article

Thousands March to Threatened Biblical Site in Samaria

Israeli politicians, local leaders, prominent rabbis and others marched on Monday as part of a Sukkot event to a threatened site in northern Samaria...

Guilty Pleas: Joseph Borgen Attackers Face Years Behind Bars

(October 2, 2023 / JNS) On Wednesday in New York City, Mahmoud Musa and Mohammed Othman pleaded guilty to second-degree assault as a hate crime for their...

Shemini Atzeret In the Wake of the Yom Kippur War

October 18,1973 “HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY ON THIS SIMCHAT TORAH?” Earlier this week, a number of people called me to express their very deeply held...


New York
64.1 ° F
66.5 °
60.2 °
74 °
69 °
70 °
56 °
54 °