While rabbis won't outright endorse Clinton or Trump, the deep distress over the Donald has led some rabbis to reconsider their usual policies when it comes to politics and their holiday sermon.
A lazy and dangerous lecture by the likely next president of Yeshiva University.
We cannot accept, this election, with Trump’s candidacy, the usual calls for bipartisanship and political neutrality from our Jewish community institutions.
Every so often I led our conversation down side paths, just to hear his opinion about things that interested me, but we always returned to literature.
Shimon Peres didn't have the courage to stick to his views, so his only accomplishments were largely motivated by the desire to win love and respect in the right circles.
The Alexandria Declaration, which Shimon Peres initiated, rejected violence in the name of God. In these days of Islamist terrorism, that needs to be heard more than ever.
Unlike Shimon Peres, Netanyahu and his government value the past far more than they do the future. The honor Western leaders will pay him reflects the widening gap separating Israel from liberal democracies, not its membership in the club.
Some 40,000 cranes visit the Hula Valley every winter, but scientists warn that their droppings could be playing havoc with Lake Agmon.
U.S. Election 2016
Donald Trump's refusal to drop his invective against Alicia Machado, whom he criticized for gaining weight after she won the crown in 1996, threatens to damage his already weak standing among women and Hispanics.