Modeh Ani – Thank You

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz An elderly man diagnosed with a serious disease was sitting in a waiting room at Sloan Kettering Hospital, waiting for his...

Where Do the Jewish People Get the Strength to Go On?

By Slovie Jungreis-Wolff I cannot watch, but I dare not turn away either. Orit Mark, a young girl cries out. Her father, Michael (Miki) was...

Response from YCT: Yeshivat Chovevei Torah’s Position on Torah MiSinai and Partnership Minyanim

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer It was only a matter of time until YCT issued a response to the open letter of 11 of its graduates (please also see here), in...

Torah Origins of Honoring Parents to Establish Shalom Bayis

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org/ Email: rudomin@jpi.org Author: The Second World War and Jewish Education in America www.jpi.org/holocaust/ Part of a...

Last Chance

By Rabbi Dr. Naphtali Hoff This past Sunday I traveled to Phoenix in order to present at a national conference for school business officials. When...

How Can Any Orthodox Jew Vote for Clinton?

By Boruch Malisov Just a few days ago, on Shabbos, we read in the Torah: “The earth was corrupt before God, and the earth became...

Deciphering Off The Derech: Role of Siblings

By Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin MA Director: Jewish Professionals Institute www.jpi.org Email rudomin@jpi.org When a child in a Torah home starts to go off the Derech (OTD),...

Alan Dershowitz: Obama’s Mid-East Legacy Is Tragic Failure

By Alan Dershowitz The Middle East is a more dangerous place after eight years of the Obama Presidency than it was before. The eight disastrous...

Not At-Risk, Not Off The Derech: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Reject Yiddishkeit

By Dr. Yakov Lowinger He managed to stay under the radar, despite having become nonobservant from the time he began elementary school. He progressively cast...

No Questions, No Answers

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz The Jewish world is shattered. Devastated. Torn. Speechless. How can it be? How can it happen? Such a tragic ending to the life of one of ours. And...