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Purim Postscript

After our minds are cleared from the drinking on Purim and the atmosphere is more settled just before the frenzy of Pesach preparations begin,...

Democrats Refuse to Condemn Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic Attacks

President Donald Trump called the Democratic Party "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" following a House vote last week on a resolution broadly condemning hatred rather than...

Cohen Testimony Sets off Quest Towards Trump’s Impeachment

Democrats who now control the House of Representatives are using the testimony by Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, as a road map in...

Kushner Comments Stir Controversy Over Trump Peace Plan

A vague comment by President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner in an Arabic language Sky News interview Monday about the still secret U.S. Middle East...

France Weighs New Law

As plans for a massive rally against anti-Semitism heat up in cities across France, the French government has announced a resolution to pass new...

Meat-Eating Plants

Plants seem like passive creatures of fate - stuck in the ground, blowing in the wind, soaking in sunlight and serving as food for...

US Backs Rival Venezuelan President

The political and economic situation in Venezuela took a fateful turn when the 35-year-old head of its National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, declared himself to...

Judge Rules against Yaffed; Felder Amendment Stands; Threat Against Yeshivos Still...

A recent District Court ruling struck a blow to Yaffed and dismissed a suit they brought against government officials over a recent amendment to...

My Son, “My Cadillac”

It was about 25 years ago when the phone call came. I was a young kollel yungerman living in a tiny one-bedroom apartment on...

Lifnei Iveir, The New York Times and Us

Of all the sins of The New York Times – and there are certainly many – one of the most subtle and therefore most...

Trump’s 2018 Report Card – Both Good and Bad

November’s midterm election delivered a mixed verdict on the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency. Democrats made gains in the House that were...

One of a Kind

He was extremely outspoken, yet he was quiet and unassuming. He considered himself to be, proudly, at the far-right of Orthodox Jewry, yet there...

The Democrats’ Noose Tightening Around Trump’s Neck

Now that it appears increasingly unlikely that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation will produce evidence to support the original allegations that it was created...

Media in Impeachment Frenzy Over Mueller Sentencing Documents

After almost two years of waiting for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to show any evidence of wrongdoing by President Trump, the liberal media went...

George H.W Bush Dies

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, who steered the nation through a tumultuous period...

Crisis at the Border

President Donald Trump’s pre-midterm election warnings that a wave of Central Americans, including an unknown number of dangerous individuals, was being organized by left...

Trump vs. CNN’s Acosta and the War on Fake News

The recent flap over CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass raised larger questions about the troubling relationship between journalists and the...

Eleven Jews Killed in Pittsburgh Massacre

The deadliest attack on the Jewish community in American history began at about 9:45 a.m. this past Shabbos at the Tree of Life -...

Migrant Caravan Reignites Immigration

Can dramatic news pictures of thousands of Central American immigrants marching through Mexico in order to storm the southern border of the United States...

GOP Midterm Prospects Rise After Supreme Court Fight

The battle over the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has energized the Republican Party and rejuvenated their hopes to maintain...