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Foreign Guests in Yerushalayim Of course, the new elections aren’t the only piece of news from this past week. For one thing, we received a...

Israel Heads to New Elections

No one believed that it was going to happen, but it happened. Last Wednesday was one of the tensest, most dramatic, and possibly even...

My Take on the News

Lag Ba’omer in Meron I will certainly discuss all the minor events of this past week – those involving the government, the police, the state...

My Take on the News

Netanyahu’s Unending Woes Prime Minister Binyomin Netanyahu’s troubles have given him no rest. This week, a certain reporter, who is known to enjoy attacking the prime...

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Netanyahu Clashes with Mandelblit Bibi Netanyahu. His troubles never seem to end. True, a ceasefire was achieved in the south – for which he came under...

Rabbi Pinchos Menachem Prezwozman Hy”d

Jews the world over were shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Rabbi Pinchos Menachem Prezwozman Hy”d, a 21-year-old yungerman who was killed...

My Take on the News

On the Road to Mattan Torah The Yom Tov of Pesach has come to an end. It was an eventful week, filled with plenty of...

My Take on the News

KIDDUSH HASHEM IN THE ELECTIONS When the results of last Tuesday’s election rolled in, the chareidi community was pleased. United Torah Judaism and the Shas...

Are Women Obligated in Kiddush on Yom Tov?

The Rambam in Hilchos Shabbos (29:1) writes, “It is a mitzvas asei min haTorah to be mekadeish the Shabbos with words, as the posuk...

A Conspiracy of Goodness Saved Thousands

A Conspiracy of Goodness Saved Thousands Part 2 In a country where anti-Semitism has a long, malignant history that reaches into the present day, the story...

A Talk With Rav Yerachmiel Boyer

Rav Yerachmiel Boyer is known as a master of chinuch and a popular lecturer. This is all true; he is an outstanding orator and...

Generic Template For Yeshiva Articles To Transform Mosdos Press Releases

Our mosdos have such a difficult time promoting themselves, running dinners and campaigns, while penning articles about themselves and how great and unparalleled they...

Ghosts of the Dreyfus Affair Haunt Europe

More than a century after the Dreyfus trial, the cry of “Death to the Jews!” has echoed in the streets of Paris. The fear that...

Israeli Election will be a Referendum on Netanyahu

Last Thursday, the Israeli political parties submitted their final list of Knesset candidates for the April 9 election. The deadline ended weeks of feverish...

$99,000 Kiddush Hashem

Over the past years, I have written stories, speeches, articles, poems and books, but never had I been asked to write a letter as...

To Stand Before You

Have you been in touch with your body lately? By the grace of Hashem, for most people, it functions normally without a hitch and...

Does Gantz Have a Chance?

Does Gantz Have a Chance? Yes! Who is Benny Gantz? How has this man, who has been so reticent about his political positions, managed to...

My Take on the News

Draft Law Extended It is amazing that events seem to unfold with dizzying speed here in Israel, yet at the same time, our problems stubbornly...

Israel and the U.S. Reacting to Post-Syrian Civil War Realities

President Donald Trump’s declaration on December 19 of his intention to withdraw the small force of U.S. military advisors working in Syria with the...

My Take on the News

Netanyahu Appeals to the Public There are some parts of this weekly column that probably sound repetitive to you. The reason for that is simple:...