Editorial » Thu Apr. 23

For the Sake of Purifying

A noted talmid chacham — whom we will refer to as Reb Shmuel — was walking through the city’s streets immersed in thought when sounds of a rowdy gathering accosted…

Editorial » Wed Apr. 22

Habeas Hairy Corpus

“You have the body.” That is the literal meaning of the Latin words habeas corpus. They refer to a law requiring authorities to bring a person who has been arrested…

Editorial » Tue Apr. 21

A Matter of Priority

When President Obama held back-to-back meetings with leaders of major Jewish organizations and Jewish supporters — including major political contributors — it would have been the perfect opportunity for them…