Op-Ed: How The Tea Party Won The Deal

While the details of the debt-ceiling deal remain fuzzy, this much is clear: Barack Obama may be president, but the Tea Party is now...

Mayor Bloomberg’s Sky-Is-Falling Act Makes Him Hero Of Hurricane Irene

The folllowing is a Daily News Op-Ed: Note to pols: Too much is better than not enough. Or as mom always said, better safe than sorry. Those...

Op-Ed: The Hypocrisy of the RCA

The legendary Maggid of Yerushalayim, Harav Shalom Schwadron, zt”l, shared the following story: Once, while he was sitting in his home learning, Reb Shalom...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Preparing the World for Moshiach

Four years ago, he was a state senator in Chicago. Since then, he got himself elected to the US Senate, defeated the Clintons, came...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Tziduk Hadin

Yerushalayim in shock Numb with grief Frozen hearts Disbelief In the heart of Yerushalayim A yeshiva under attack Unarmed students Shot in the back Rifle blazing No escape Vicious death trap Savage hate Gunfire roaring Young men...

Rabbi Avi Shafran: Tackling The Elephant

Mere days before I was privileged to participate in a Washington, D.C. symposium on religious freedom in Israel, the Malaysian government threatened to withhold...

Op-Ed: Ehud Olmert’s Peace Plan Is Really A Death Trap

Ehud Olmert, the previous prime minister of Israel, tried to stick his head into the ongoing UN fiasco by penning an op-ed for the...

Jewish Influence – by Rabbi Avi Shafran

It isn’t likely that very many people exhaled at long last with relief at the news that three entertainment industry executives had compiled their...

British MP Slams BBC Over Biased Coverage Of Itamar Massacre

Who is Tamar Fogel? The chances are that you will have no idea. She is a 12-year-old girl who arrived home late on Friday,...

Larry Gordon: Teach The Children Well

  Perhaps you have seen the story on the Jewish news sites. A 19- or 20-year-old man in a bungalow colony in the Catskills drinks...

Op-Ed: It’s About Kovod, Not Reality

There are those who believe that Israeli President Shimon Peres is motivated by securing his lofty place in the annals of history, and by...

Op-Ed: Emanuel – What Now?

Following the debacle in the city of Emanuel, we of the Orthodox world, must take a good hard look at what really happened there...

Opinion: Should Kever Rachel Have Exclusivity For Fundraising On Rachel Imeinu’s Yartzeit?

Supporters of Kever Rachel were astounded to see some of the literature hitting the frum community over the past week that highlighted Rachel’s yartzeit...

Opinion: Why Cruz Has A Harder Path Forward Than Rubio

At first glance, the MSM narrative that Donald Trump has the Republican presidential nomination locked up or that in any event Sen. Marco Rubio...

Op-Ed: Have We Lost Our Way? Or Is This The New Direction?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com On the one hand, he is perceived by many asboth lovable and adorable.  His speech patterns, his angelic and...

Op-Ed: A Vote for School Choice Party

A group was assembled in front of the Shomrei Shabbos Shul in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The debate was heated and intriguing; at talk was...

Op-Ed Analysis: David Greenfield’s Win

It is three days after the elections in Boro Park and people are still in shock. No one expected this. Not only has Mr....

Madoff & Rubashkin: Where’s The Fairness?

The following article is from The Des Moines Register: In early December 2008, Bernie Madoff was arrested by federal agents for allegedly masterminding a $65...

Mailbag: Is “Chemistry” Important?

By Rabbi Daniel Schneierson Question:      Why is it that many younger guys and girls think that there should be "chemistry" by the second or third...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Double Adars

So here we are, on a drab, wintry day in Chodesh Adar, and there seems to be nothing but sorrow all around. In addition...

Op-Ed: Iran: Fast Approaching The Point Of No Return

I recently had the pleasure of visiting our closest ally in the Middle East, Israel. As the only fully fledged democracy in a region...

Op-Ed: When Hashem Trumps the Cards

(By Yoel Friedman, London) It exploded! The reaction was spontaneous, a kind of which recent history gives little or no comparison. I received the news in the...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: What’s Happening?

There is nothing that unites Jews everywhere like Yerushalayim. Even those removed from Torah and observance maintain a reverence for the holy city towards...

Op-Ed: Nebulous or Nefarious?

Since the inauguration of the President over six years ago, objective political pundits have had various reactions to the President’s policies ranging from comments...

Op-Ed: Cory Booker: Honorary Member of the Tribe

The special election in New Jersey to replace the late Senator Frank Lautenberg has lived up to the hype. With two veteran members of...

Jewish Politics: Showdown! Hikind vs. Greenfield Over Key Congressional Seat

If you thought the race between Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Councilman David Greenfield was over, you haven’t seen anything yet. In their first public...

Op-Ed: Separation of Church and State, Disaster Edition

In coming days, the Senate is expected to approve $50.5 billion in federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This is in addition...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Velen Lernen

In the dreadful tochacha of this week's parsha, the posuk (28:47) states that these terrible calamities will befall Klal Yisroel, "Tachas asher lo avadetoh...

Man With Knife Threatening Jewish People Arrested In Kew Gardens Hills Queens

A mentally disturbed man threatening people with a knife was arrested before he was able to hurt anyone. An eyewitness tells YWN that at around 10:00PM...

UTTER INSANITY: DeBlasio Says New Yorkers Should Not Have To Pay Rent For 12...

It started with a tweet by NY Governor Cuomo: #BREAKING: New York State will extend the moratorium on evictions for those facing COVID-related hardship...

Op-Ed By MK Feiglin: Israel’s Security Budget Sabotages Security

Israel’s security apparatus is now requesting an additional 11 billion shekels to offset Operation Protective Edge. “The economy must provide security,” the Prime Minister...

Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz: Torah, Torah and Noch Torah

Numb. We should all be feeling numb. There should be no words to describe how we feel. Darkness has descended and we should all...

WSJ Editorial: Our Selective Moral Outrage

The following article by Bret Stephens appeared on Tuesday in the Wall Street Journal:  Few places on earth have been as systematically brutalized over the past...

Op-Ed: Try Them In NY, But In A Military Tribunal

The Obama Administration, NYC Boss Bloomberg, and Liberal bloggers say that terror suspects need to stand trial in NY because where else if...

OP-Ed: Hakeem Jeffries: Courage By Any Other Name

The debate is still raging. Should Bibi have accepted? Should he have cancelled? No speech in recent memory created such an enormous reaction in...

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