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Maamorei Mussar The main story this week, of course, is the holiday of Purim. This year has brought us Purim meshulash, which means that we...

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Supreme Court Delays Decision on Bnei Yeshivos This week, before I begin my report on political news and the ongoing fight against coronavirus, I must...

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The Passing of Rav Chaim Meir Wosner zt”l This week, we suffered the loss of another tzaddik. The recent spate of tragedies has left all...

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The Pain of Losing Tzaddikim This time, it will not be easy to write about our experiences over the past week. First of all, we...

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The Virus Does Not Kill; The Vaccine Does Not Give Life Things are getting worse. We don’t need to see the statistics or the numbers...

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Hospitals Buckling Under the Burden of COVID Patients The coronavirus is still one of the dominant topics in the news in Israel. The number of...

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The Supreme Court Takes on Yiddishkeit This week, we will begin our discussion of the latest news involving the Supreme Court. The wheels of justice...

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Another Terror Attack in the Binyamin Region Meanwhile, another terror attack, which nearly ended in murder, took place in the Binyomin region. The attack took...

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The Price of Envy and Egotism There are times when I think that Israel ought to envy countries such as Sweden or Switzerland, where the...

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Knesset Disperses New Elections Set for March 23 This week, two major issues have dominated our attention. The first is the ongoing Covid pandemic, as...

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The Hellenists of Our Day There is a minority within the State of Israel that does not like religious Jews and takes every opportunity to...

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Will the Vaccine Be Mandatory? Israel is getting ready for the Covid vaccines. Pfizer and Moderna, the two pharmaceutical giants, have each produced their own respective...

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Are Netanyahu and Gantz on the Same Page? In the world of Israeli politics, there is complete chaos. It has begun to seem as if...

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Israel in Paralysis Things are not calm in Israel. Many parts of the government are paralyzed—such as the Ministerial Committee for Legislation, which determines the government’s...

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A Year of Coronavirus A year has passed since the world began coming to a screeching halt. The coronavirus was discovered in Wuhan, China, last December....

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Israel’s Real Problem Personally, I don’t really think that a Biden presidency would be catastrophic for Israel, although his vice president might be a disaster....

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All Eyes on America As I write this, all eyes are on America. There is one question on everyone’s mind: Will the election be won...

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Dancing at the Kosel Last week, I mentioned that with the loosening of the nationwide lockdown, the Kosel would be reopened to mispallelim. My prediction...

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The New Zman Begins The new zman, as you certainly know, began this week. Under ordinary circumstances, the zman would have begun on Rosh Chodesh...

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The Hakafos We Will Never Forget None of us will ever forget Sukkos of the year 5781, and we will certainly never forget this year’s...