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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...

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The Sukkah Reminds Us of Hashem There are so many divrei Torah about the Yom Tov of Sukkos, about the arba minim, and about the...

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To Confuse the Satan This week, I received a copy of Shiurei Rabbeinu (the compilation of the shiurim delivered by Rav Moshe Shapiro on Friday...

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The Unbroken Blast There is no doubt that the imminent arrival of Rosh Hashanah is the dominant concern for all of us. After all, it...

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Terror Rears Its Head Again It was Wednesday, and the Knesset members were preparing to leave the premises. In just a few hours, the building...

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A Rough Start We have never had an Elul like this before. Tens of thousands of yeshiva bochurim and kollel yungerleit are immersing themselves in...