Articles

Articles

Divrei Torah
Bechukosai - The day after peace Bechuoksai - You will eat your bread to satiety Beshalach - Amalek and his nation
Beshalach - Guidance in Chinuch Chayei Sarah - Bakol Chayei Sarah - First Things First
Chayei Sarah - The speech of the servants is precious Ki Seitzei - Why did Hashem permit the yefas to'ar? Kiddushin - Amalek's Partner
Re’ei - A Shidduch Lesson from the Torah Shmini - And you shall be holy Shmini Atzeres – Saving the Jewish people for last
Shoftim - Tzedek vs. Tzedaka Tzav - The Mysterious Shalsheles Vayeira – Avraham the King
Vayeira – Just Ask Vayeira – Know What to Respond Vayeishev - Spices were arranged
Vayeishev - The Sin of Hasbara Vayeitzei - "I have the power" Vayeitzei - Mussar with regards to Mussar
Vayetzei - Yaakov's feet carried him Vayigash - And his brothers spoke with him Vayigash - The brothers spoke with him
Yechezkel - They did not turn when they went Yisro - And Yisro heard  
Fiction and Miscellaneous
2020 Purim News Prophets in Cyberspace The Subway Station
Zero Time   
Israel
2005 Some Questions For Israel 2005 The Question No One Wants To Answer 2005(?) It's Everyone's Business
2006 The Leader We Pray For 2006 The Trillion Dollar Question 2008 I Feel Your Pain
2008 Palestinians? What Palestinians? 2009 Bombs and Burgers 2010 Independence Day in Exile
2018 My Visit to the US Embassy in Jerusalem 2018 What’s Your Galus Exit Plan? 2019 A Proposal to Achieve Electoral Unity
2019 A Sure Way To End the Election Gridlock 2019 Diary of a Visit to Har Habayis 2019 I'm Also Proud
2019 The Deal of the Century for Israel and the Jews 2019 The Hidden Treasures All Around Us 2019 Why God Chose the Early Zionists
2019 Why I Protested the Jerusalem ‘Pride’ Parade 2020 Animal rights - and a hilarious wrong 2020 Civil Disobedience in a Torah State
2020 Corporal Punishment in a Halachic Jewish State 2020 Does the Times of Israel Hate Homosexuals? 2020 Embracing a Halachic Jewish State – Introduction
2020 Forcing women into IDF combat units 2020 Israel's Pride Revolution 2020 Rectify the Tefilla for Tzahal
2020 The Galus Money Trap 2020 The Media's War Against Orthodox Judaism 2021 A different lesson from the conflict with Gaza
2021 The Fake War with Hamas   
Jewish Education
2005 A "New" Understanding of Talmud Torah 2005 Tuition is Just a Symptom 2006 Rethinking the Standards in Jewish Education
2007 Teaching Judaism’s Endgame   
Jewish Society
2004 An Empire of Madness 2004 How “Halacha” Evolves 2004 Korach's Daughters
2004 Response to article 2004 Too Much Tehillim 2004 Why Stop At Gay Marriage?
2005 A Real Solution for Extravagant Simchas 2005 God’s House and Team Play 2007 A Story From Chelm
2007 Esrogim and a Revival of Jewish Spirit 2007 Please Take Off Your Yarmulka 2007 The Chazan Game
2007 The Obligation to Work 2007 Why Can't We Cry? 2008 A World of Fear
2008 Banning the Bans 2008 Miracles, Marketing and Madness: Part 1 2008 Miracles, Marketing and Madness: Part 2
2009 Defending Criminals 2009 Please Respect Our Neighborhood 2011 To Give Or Not To Give?
2011 Tzedaka Wars — let the giver beware 2019 A Tisha B’Av Wish List 2019 A Washington National Disgrace
2019 Next Year in Golders Green 2019 The Anti-Semitism Handbook for Diaspora Jews 2019 The Newest Testament – A work in progress
2020 - A Call to Stand for Kedusha (Part 1 expanded) 2020 A Call to Stand for Kedusha (Parts 1 and 2) 2020 It Seems the Talmud Really is Sexist
2020 Progressive Rabbis Should Lead, Not Follow 2020 Reclaiming a stolen mitzvah 2020 Shabbos is not a day of rest
2020 The Foolish Prisoner 2020 The Secret Behind the Galus Jew 2020 Torah Sources Do Not Condone A Women’s Daf Yomi Movement
2020 What Makes a Rabbi Orthodox? 2020 What Mordechai Teaches The Galus Jew 2020 Why Plagues Kill the Righteous With the Wicked
2020 Women Off the Wall 2020 Women’s Daf Yomi: A Deeper Look, Part 1 2020 Women’s Daf Yomi: On a different page
NEW The Redemption Process
00 Amalek’s Last Stand 01 Recent thoughts on the redemption in process 02 More Thoughts on the Redemption Process
03 The Jewish response to plagues 04 The Impending Kristallnacht 05 The Torah Temima on Plagues
06 A Shabbos Together 07 Chutzpa increases before Moshiach 08 Seven Positive Takeaways From Our Coronavirus Lives
09 If God Should Go on Strike 10 Why Should We Bother? 11 Amalek Then and Now
12 Voting for Hashem 13 Letter from a Diaspora Rabbi 14 God's Bi'ur Chametz
15 The Wisdom of the Teachers Will Be Spoiled 16 The Lesson Israel Must Learn From Coronavirus 17 Kiruv for the distant kiruv workers
18 Esav's Merits Run Out 19 Divide and Be Conquered 20 Why do Orthodox Jews want to stay in America?
21 Ten demands for American Jews 22 Should you use scare tactics to encourage aliya? 23 The Suffering of the “Progressive” Jew
24 The dove is being called to return 25 Idol Worship in Exile 26 "Progressives" and the Ten Commandments
27 Serious questions about the rules of racism 28 Courting Israel 29 Can it happen in America?
30 Amalek Versus a Torah Society 31 Assimilated Orthodox Jews 32 The Chillul Hashem of Galus
33 Tisha B'av - Response to Criticism 34 Prepping in the Torah 35 The New Black Friday
36 Rabbi Yochanan's Recollection 37 A Desperate Warning to American Jews 38 Shabbat Shuva lessons from a tangent by Radak
39 A Yom Kippur lesson not to be missed 40 The Commandment To Admit You’re Wrong 41 Don’t Be Surprised When The Pogroms Begin
42 The Demands of the Galus Jew 43 Letter from Concerned Elders of Israel 44 An Injection of Sober Thinking
45 The Plague of Darkness 46 "God Watches Over Fools" Explained 47 Herd Insanity
48 The Totalitarian Pyramid 49 The Best Galus Ever 50 Holy Shabbos Food
51 The False Prophets of Our Time 52 The New Rules 53 Pharaoh's Playbook and the Path to Redemption
54 False Flags and Deadly Gags 55 "You Can't Daven With Us" 56 Hardened Hearts
57 Judenrat Minyanim 58 A Short Thought and More Mask Police 59 Darkness and the Moment of Truth
60 Rav Vosner, media lies, and more 61 An Ode to Masks 62 Snitching in the Torah
63 Fake Torah and Fake Science 64 On Fear and Faith 65 31 Reasons Why I Won't Take the Vaccine
66 Dealing with the Devil 67 Dvar Torah on Yisro + Assorted Thoughts 68 The four watchmen, an old Russian, and vaccines
69 Israel's Mafia of Health Means Business 70 Torah or Tyranny 71 Darkness and Light in Tel Aviv
72 Response to Rabbi Steinberg's "ruling" 73 Can so many rabbis be wrong? 74 Apartheid Shuls and Fake Jews
75 One Little Birdie 76 Wholesale Sinners 77 The Longest Word in Tanach and Other Goodies
78 21 Questions That Demand Answers 79 Lessons From the Golden Calf 80 Public Safety in the Torah
81 Just Another Day in Chelm...and more recent adventures 82 We Have to Follow the Sanhedrin...Right? 83 Election Day Standoff and More
84 Take the pledge...and more good stuff 85 How I Was Saved From the Vaccine Cult 86 More Rabbinic Malpractice and Fake Torah
87 A War on God and Creation 88 Medical Intervention in the Torah Part 1 89 Medical Intervention in the Torah Part 2
90 The Most Difficult Mitzvah 91 The Top 26 Reasons to Take the “Vaccine” 92 The 12 Step Program and More
93 A Practical Guide to Human Effort and Trust in God 94 The Crushing of Mankind 95 Desecrating the Dead of Meron
96 Three timely teachings from the Gemara in Shabbos 97 Enough with Dayenu 98 New Treatment for OCD
99 Achdus Explained `100 Why Don't Open Miracles Happen? `101 Biblical Gotcha
`102 The Day God Laughs `103 The sacrifice after the sacrifice and more `104 Everything Matters
`105 God's Classified Information `106 Balak – Hidden Salvations `107 Gog Umagog Past and Present
`108 Outside the Temples of Molech `109 The Concise Prepper Guide for Gog Umagog `110 Moshiach's First Order of Business
`111 15 Questions to Ask Your Rabbi `112 How to control 5th Graders...and the world `113 Tu B'Av Lessons for Today
`114 Is your rabbi driving under the influence? `115 But what if I lose my job? `116 Moshe's Last Chance
`117 Yeshaya HaNavi on Masks `118 Chazal on Emotional Distress to Animals `119 Rabbis "respond" to my 15 questions
`120 Three-word Torahs `121 The False Prophets of Today `122 A King Like Haman
`123 Three Lessons from Shoftim `124 Frustrated? Learn from Yeshaya `125 Two Boats and a Share in the World to Come
`126 Response to Rabbi Schachter's comments `127 Response to Rabbi Feldman `128 Real Rabbis Balance with a Careful Measure
`129 An Urgent Call to Pray for Rav Kanievsky `130 But where's the "evidence" about Rav Chaim? `131 Rabbis, Robots, and Rodfim
`132 A Rosh Hashana Booster Shot of Torah Truth `133 Defrocking Avraham Steinberg `134 Returning to Real Teshuva
`135 Haazinu – Hints for our time `136 Dating profiles in the coming years `137 60 Ways We Have to Pretend
`138 Hoshea and the Three Requests `139 Pep Talk from the Chafetz Chaim `140 10 Reasons Why Holocaust Comparisons Fall Short
`141 Historical Lessons from Yirmiya - Part 1 `142 Historical Lessons from Yirmiya - Part 2 `143 Historical Lessons from Yirmiya - Part 3
`144 A Question for Those Who Are Wavering `145 Historical Lessons from Yirmiya - Part 4 `146 Historical Lessons from Yirmiya - Part 5
`147 Lockdowns Violate the Torah `148 Where Is the Fear of God? `149 Religious Exemptions Are Insidious
`150 Religious Reasons Not to Take the Shots `151 Who's the Crazy One? `152 Unmasking JOWMA
`153 A Question for Parents `154 Does Judaism Have a Mark of the Beast? `155 Evil Shepherds and Rotten Animals
`156 Front groups: Unmasking JOWMA `157 The Worst of Times, the Best of Times `158 The Wicked Are Ready to Fall
`159 They can't explain this... `160 A New Vision for Education `161 More Disinformation About Rav Kanievsky
`162 Ancient Common Sense `163 Webster's Word Games `164 Stop Serving Your Country
`165 One Year Fighting the Erev Rav `166 A Redemption Cheat Sheet `167 A Gift From God?
`168 Contemporary Lessons from Mishlei – Part 1 `169 Contemporary Lessons from Mishlei – Part 2 `170 "Rav Chaim" Ruling on Smartphones...
`171 Contemporary Lessons from Mishlei – Part 3 `172 Chaim Walder and Shmuel Eliyahu `173 More on Walder and Eliyahu
`174 Contemporary Lessons from Mishlei – Part 4 `175 Contemporary Lessons from Mishlei – Part 5 `176 Modern Medicine is Idolatrous
`177 Why Would They Do That? `178 Rav, or Erev Rav? `179 Fake Torah Against Walder
The Shidduch World
2003 Poker Play and Shidduchim 2004 A Jerusalem Story 2004 A New Segula For Getting Married
2004 Dos and Don’ts of Setting Singles Up 2004 Ending the Madness: The Role of Rabbis 2004 Labels Belong On Clothing
2004 Response to letter about segulos 2004 The “Shidduch Crisis” As A Microcosm 2004 What's Wrong With Singles Events And How To Fix It
2005 Double Standards in Dating 2005 Mixed Seating Revisited 2005 Please Print My Name
2005 Response to Mixed Seating Revisited 2005 The “Dhimmis” Among Us: Judaism’s Lower Class 2005 The Case for Natural Meetings
2006 Appropriate Shidduch Questions 2006 Da'as Yachid: Reflections of a Single 2006 Natural Meetings Revisited
2006 New York City: Not the Best Place for Singles 2006 Tearing Off the Labels 2006 Three Myths and Misconceptions of Shidduchim
2007 First Come, First Married 2007 In Search Of The Perfect Shidduch 2007 Living a Contradiction
2007 Making Children of Adults 2007 Measuring Success In the Shidduch World 2007 Missing the Point
2007 Nachamu – The Mourning After 2007 Reinventing a Broken Wheel 2007 Shadchanus – The $20 Solution
2008 Baby Steps to Nowhere 2008 Beware of Simplistic Solutions 2008 Don't Compliment Your Date
2008 Eliezer and the Shidduch System 2008 Rachel's Story 2008 Sinas Chinam and Shidduchim
2008 Sinas Chinam and Shidduchim Part 2 2008 The Lost Yom Tov 2008 The Shadchan Résumé
2008 Workers of the World, Be Proud 2009 Batel B'shishim: A Wayward Pronouncement 2009 Comparison Shopping and Shidduchim
2009 I Did My Part 2009 Identity Crisis 2009 Sinning Against Singles
2009 The Single-Minded 2010 The Ongoing Denigration Of Singles 2010 The Secret Service
2010 The Shmatta-fication of Singles 2011 A Change Questionnaire 2011 Response To The NASI Project
2011 The $2000 Shidduch 2011 The Futility of Matchmaking 2013 Debunking The Age-Gap Theory
2014 50 Reasons Why You Are Still Single 2015 Response to Time Magazine 2017 A Month of Hell and Hope
2017 Dating Suicide 2017 Dignity for Singles 2018 An End to Shidduch Résumés
2018 Letter on Please Print My Name 2018 Tackling the "Shidduch Crisis" in 2040 2019 A Tu B’Av Wish List
2019 If Shidduch Profiles Were Honest 2019 It’s Okay To Be Unhappy 2019 Judgment Day for Singles
2019 Mechila in Shidduchim: A rational approach 2019 Shidduchim By the Numbers: Failure Touted as Success Part 1 2019 Shidduchim By the Numbers: Failure Touted as Success Part 2
2019 The Shidduch Question That Must Not Be Asked 2019 The Tefillin Bag 2020 A Shidduch Lesson from the Bank
2020 Defeated Singles 2020 Don't let just anyone into your personal life 2020 False Messiahs of the Shidduch World
2020 How to create a shidduch crisis in 15 easy steps 2020 It Just Isn't Done 2020 Judgment Day: The Year After
2020 Registration Fees Are a Scam 2020 Shidduch Resume Chaperone Service 2020 The 12 Steps of Shidduchim
2020 The Best Shadchanim Go to Hell 2020 The Shidduch World: Seven Lies and Shenanigans 2020 The ‘Reason’ Why You Aren’t Married
2020 Waterboarding and Shidduchim 2020 What Makes Someone a Good Shadchan? 2020 Words of Encouragement
2021 One Year of Shidduchim Part 1 2021 One Year of Shidduchim Part 2 2021 Poisonous Injections and Shidduch Résumés