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Pretending, But Not Make-Believe

  To most political observers, the concept of monarchy has seemed quaint — at best — for more than a century. With few exceptions it is a concept that an…

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The Sentinel at the U.N.

An interview with UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer Hillel Neuer has been championing human rights in the lion’s den for over a decade. As executive director of UN Watch, the Geneva-based…

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Israel’s Secret Ties With the Arab World

Dozens of Arab and Muslim states are drawing closer to Israel, due in large part to a shared fear of the Iranian threat. Hamodia’s military correspondent surveys the secret agreements…

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Judgment Call

In November 2019, Judge Steven Mostofsky will almost certainly be elected to serve as a justice on the New York State Supreme Court, the state’s trial-level court. Mostofsky, 61, known…

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British vs. Jewish Values

While schoolchildren across the country are enjoying their summer vacations, parents, heads of schools and askanim in the U.K. are wondering what challenges the new school year will bring. Over…

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A Last Call From the Trenches

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) attempt to impose detailed regulations on private schools has been an ongoing struggle of particular concern for the Orthodox community and its chinuch…

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The Children Left Behind

‘Why can’t I get on the bus?’ – The Moment of Truth The summer is ending. School buses are revving up. But some parents still don’t know if their children will…

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NETANYAHU: THE POLITICIAN, THE PERSON, AND THE PROMISE

FRIENDS, FOES AND FOREIGNERS: THE EMBATTLED ISRAELI PM SPEAKS In an exclusive interview with Hamodia, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu discusses Iran, Israel’s terms for peace with the Palestinians, its unprecedented…

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The Story Behind ‘The Giant’

Of the many Holocaust-era stories of heroism and tragedy, perhaps none is as haunting as that of Harav Michoel Ber Weissmandl, zt”l. One of the giants in the hatzalah efforts…

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What We Are Waiting For

A virtual reality tour brings the glory of the Bais Hamikdash into focus If there is an experience that reinforces the principle of “ein domeh shmiah l’re’iyah,” that there is no…

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No One to Answer ‘Amein’

A group of around 100 Jews (this author included) with faint connection to each other gathered this past April at New York’s Center for Jewish History. The glue that bound…

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BACK TO BROTHERHOOD?

Common Cause Creates Alliances British journalist Helen Stone, in a 2015 article, wrote movingly about her Auntie Lilly, a”h, who died at age 105. Lilly’s only daughter, Regina, married an…

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SCHOOL CHOICE: The Buck Starts Here

When advocates for private schools began to advocate for the smattering of available government funding sources in the 1960s, the move was considered novel and controversial. Those days seem a…

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In Pursuit of Law & Order

Former NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly takes on global anti-Semitism One of the most celebrated and highly regarded figures in law enforcement, former Commissioner Raymond Kelly is the familiar face of the NYPD,…

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