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Part I – In One Voice

Four Torah-observant elected officials whose districts overlap come together for the first time in an exclusive interview. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch State Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein State Senator Simcha Felder City…

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Past & Present

An interview with Dr. Israel Singer From the 1970s to the present, Dr. Israel Singer has been intimately involved in some of the most high-profile negotiations affecting the Jewish world.…

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College Drop-Out

Will America abandon the Electoral College to choose its presidents? For well over two centuries, few Americans have questioned the unique technicalities of how the country selects its presidents. Yet…

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Has the Shamir Been Found?

News that researchers had discovered a type of shipworm that has the remarkable ability to cut into rock has inevitably raised the question among some whether this creature — formally…

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Is America Sliding Toward Socialism?

Not all that long ago, endorsing the policies of “democratic socialism” would have been political suicide. What happened? The speaker returned to his home town to launch his first campaign…

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Vis-À-Vis Visas: Ukraine vs. Israel

  The war being waged between Ukraine and Israel is not a typical war. There are no explosives or bombs, just ego and a drive for revenge. And not a…

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Tariff War – Bracing for the Fallout

A middle-income couple enters a department store, looking to find a reasonable price for some common accessories. Perhaps a new scarf, a hat or a handbag. They riffle through the…

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Legislation – A Delicate Balance

Reactions from advocates for the Orthodox community to New York State’s rescinding of the religious exemption for vaccination The measles outbreak has placed representatives for Orthodox Jews in America in…

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Imam On a Mission

An Interview With Imam Mohamad Tawhidi The flowing robe, turban, and thick dark beard of Imam Mohamad Tawhidi recall the ayatollahs he studied under in Iran, his birthplace. Although he…

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Bridging the Gap

Some 450 young Jewish families have recently moved to the borough of Staten Island — most from Boro Park, but others from Williamsburg, New Square and elsewhere, including Chassidei Ger,…

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Is Har Sinai in Saudi Arabia?

  By Avraham Y. Heschel Rabbi Alexander Hool was raised in a small Jewish community in northwest London in the suburb of Kingsbury, where his father served as the Rav.…

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The Dark Web of Antisemitism

By M. Dohan In late January 2018, a group of white men armed with assault rifles and other weapons, dressed in camouflage pants, skull masks and black T-shirts emblazoned with Nazi…

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Shockumentary – Undercover Mission

She had beady eyes and, when asked which particular subset of Jews she tries most to attract away from the faith of their fathers, she glanced quickly to the left…

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Taking a Shot at a ‘Vexing’ Issue

A recent anti-vaccination rally attended by hundreds of members of the Jewish community elicited strong reaction from both sides of the vaccination debate, as well as extensive coverage by secular…

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Anti-Semitism Through the Lens of the Torah

In exclusive conversations, two leading Roshei Yeshivah, shlita, Harav Elya Brudny, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Mir in Brooklyn and Harav Aharon Dovid Goldberg, Rosh Yeshivah of Telshe Yeshiva in Cleveland,…

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