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Title Publication Date
Birthright Drops Reform: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Halberstadt Mishpacha Magazine December 7, 2017
Tzipi Is Right Mishpacha Magazine November 30, 2017
If They Don't Pray at Home, Why Oblige Them at the Kosel? Mishpacha Magazine November 9, 2017
Sharing the Goods in Palo Alto October 25, 2017
Selling a Defective Product: October 19, 2017
The New Secular Orthodoxy Mishpacha Magazine July 14, 2017
A Battle over Symbols Mishpacha Magazine July 7, 2017
Two on the Six-Day War Mishpacha Magazine May 26, 2017
Drawing Our Fellow Jews Close: Beware of High Places Mishpacha Magazine May 5, 2017
The Conservative Movement Declares Bankruptcy Mishpacha Magazine March 24, 2017
On the Whole I'd Rather Be in Israel; Failing the Analogy Test Mishpacha Magazine March 17, 2017
Hanging by a Thread; Caring About American Jewry Despite Everything; Never Too Late to Learn Humilithy Mishpacha Magazine January 20, 2017
Knowing What You Don't Know; Preventing Needless Deaths Mishpacha Magazine December 2, 2016
The Shooting of Harambe and Us: Not All Minorities are the Same Mishpacha Magazine June 17, 2016
A True Educational Officer -- Paul Laster, zt"l Mishpacha Magazine May 6, 2016
Reclining as Free Men; Connecting to the Jewish Story Mishpacha Magazine; Jerusalem Post April 22, 2016
The First Klal Perspectives Shabbaton March 11, 2016
Zuroff Redux Mishpacha Magazine February 5, 2016
Interfaith Dialogue -- Not Just Pointless But Dangerous Mishpacha Magazine December 30, 2015
Something New for Bein Hazmainim Mishpacha Magazine August 28, 2015
Campus Thought Control Yated Neeman July 10, 2015
Michael Oren and the Decline of American Jewry; Good Riddance, Abe Mishpacha Magazine June 30, 2015
Michael Oren's Cri de Coeur Yated Ne'eman June 26, 2015
A Model Shul; The Basis of the Mesorah: Parents Worthy of Trust Mishpacha Magazine June 21, 2015
An Agreement Worse than Munich; American Jews Serve as Enablers Mishpacha Magazine April 3, 2015
Parashas Tzav 5775 -- Ideological Purity vs. Practical Consequences Mishpacha Magazine March 27, 2015
Parachas Veyechi 5775 -- Remaining Bnei Torah after Kollel; Another Nail in the Coffin Mishpacha Magazine January 2, 2015
Parashas Chayei Sarah 5775 -- False Humanization; Judgment Rendered Mishpacha Magazine November 19, 2014
Kiruv Goes On: the Models Change Mishpacha Magazine October 5, 2014
What Do Gaza and Ferguson Have in Common Jerusalem Post, Yated Ne'eman September 5, 2014
Parashas Eikev 5774 -- Israel's New Torah Askanim Mishpacha August 14, 2014
Shavuot, the Source of Jewish Identity Jerusalem Post May 30, 2014
Be'Chukosaid 5774 -- For the Love of Jews Mishpacha Magazine May 16, 2014
Connecting to the Jewish Story Jerusalem Post May 15, 2014
Kedoshim 5774 -- Taking the Reins of Torah Leadership; Who Wants to be Like Us?; Upshlugged, Happily Mishpacha Magazine April 25, 2014
Why Yair Netanyahu's Love Life Matters Jerusalem Post, Yated Ne'eman February 7, 2014
Why Would Anyone Care Who Yair Netanyahu is Dating? CNN On-liine February 6, 2014
Parashas Mishpatim 5774 -- Facts Trump Theory; What Sam Taught us All Mishpacha Magazine January 24, 2014
Can the Reform Movement Stanch the Bleeding? Jerusalem Post, Yated Ne'eman December 27, 2013
Ve'eira 5774 -- Where to LIve?, What about Yissachar and Zevulun?; The Daf for Dovie Mishpacha Magazine December 27, 2013
VaYigash 5774 -- Betrayal: American Jews, Israel, and a Nuclear Iran Mishpacha Magazine December 4, 2013
VaYeishev 5774 November 22, 2013
In re Limmud: A Rejoinder to Rabbi Cardozo Jerusalem Post November 15, 2013
Parashas Toldos 5774 -- Judaism in not a Smorgasbord; We are all losers Mishpacha Magazine November 1, 2013
Can the Death Spiral be Reversed? Jerusalem Post October 18, 2013
Ki Seitzei 5773 -- Envying the Ger; Why the Smile Mishpacha Magazine August 16, 2013
Parashas Shlach 5773 Mishpacha Magazine June 5, 2013
Eternity Envy Jerusalem Post May 31, 2013
Response to Jay Michaelson Jewish Forward May 28, 2013
The Feminist Story the Media Missed at the Kotel Jerusalem Post May 17, 2013
Shavuos 5773 -- Eternity Envy; What Lies Behind the Israeli Attacks on Syria Mishpacha Magazine May 14, 2013
BaMidbar 5773 -- Apology to Rabbi Ilan Feldman; Meet Richard Falk; A Shavuos Initiative Mishpacha Magazine May 10, 2013
Sincerity is Not Enough Jerusalem Post, Yated Ne'eman April 19, 2013
Where the American and Israeli Torah Communities Differ March 22, 2013
Lieutenant Meyer Birnbaum, zt"l Yated Ne'eman February 28, 2013
Parashas Shemos -- A Fearful Community; Revelers Alert; Remembering Robert Bork Mishpacha Magazine January 11, 2013
The Damage is Done Jerusalem Post January 4, 2013
The State of Kiruv Today Mishpacha Magazine January 4, 2013
Va'yechi 5773 -- Too Early to Celebrate; A Lesson from Senator Daniel Inouye Mishpacha Magazine December 29, 2012
Chayei Sarah 5773 -- Who Needs the Jews?; Hashem's Humility and Ours Mishpacha Magazine November 9, 2012
Spare Me "Never Again" Jerusalem Post October 19, 2012
Will Romney's Visit Mark a Criticial Turning Point? Yated Ne'eman August 3, 2012
Sinai and Jewish Unity Jerusalem Post May 25, 2012
Tazria-Metzorah 5772: The "Blue Model" and Torah Jewry; A Parenting Nugget from Rav Sheinberg, zt"l, Reset on Israel after the Elections Mishpacha Magazine April 18, 2012
Beshelach 5772 -- Titanic II and Yeridos Hadoros; A Tale of Two Bus Rides; Minority Mandate Mishpacha Magazine February 1, 2012
Va'Yechi 5772 -- Learning from Shimon and Levi; If They Can Mention G-d, Why Can't We Mishpacha Magazine January 4, 2012
Va'Yigash 5772 -- Getting Out to Go Up; Hammering Hammerman Mishpacha Magazine December 30, 2011
Va'yetzei 5772 -- Are We Viewing the Past through Rose-Colored Glasses?; When a Tzaddik Leave the City Mishpacha Magazine November 30, 2011
Pinchos 5771 -- The Emptiness is Total; Modern Greeks; Sarah Can Write Mishpacha Magazine July 13, 2011
Korach 5771 -- Something New, Something Old; Look Who's Dancing; Canadian Jews Change Course Mishpacha Magazine June 22, 2011
Parashas Nasso 5771 -- Why Bother Debating?; Everyone Needs a Mussar Mentor; Who's Brain Dead? Mishpacha Magazine June 18, 2011
Shelach 5771 -- Don't Judge a Parent by the Child: Follow the Money; "Pro-Israel J Street's Interesting Friends; Too Old to Fight Mishpacha Magazine June 15, 2011
Resist the Counsel of Despair Jerusalem Post, Yated Ne'eman June 3, 2011
Why America Hearts Israel Jerusalem Post May 20, 2011
Is Israel Dividing American Jewry? Jerusalem Post May 6, 2011
Jewish Students Under Assault -- Part III Yated Ne'eman May 6, 2011
Jewish Students Under Assault -- Part II Yated Ne'eman April 8, 2011
Jewish Students Under Assault -- Part I Yated Ne'eman April 1, 2011
Bo 5771 -- A Closed Mouth and a Blind Eye: Jonathan Pollard Mishpacha Magazine January 5, 2011
Vayeishev 5771 -- The Value of an Ivy League Education; American Jewish History Museum Mishpacha Magazine December 3, 2010
Vayishlach -- Russian Refuseniks 30 years later; American Jews Flunk Again Mishpacha Magazine November 23, 2010
Ambassador Out of Bounds Yated Ne'eman October 29, 2010
Mishpacha Blog 324 -- Parashas Nitzavim-Vayeleich Mishpacha Magazine September 1, 2010
Confronting the Zeitgeist Head-On The Jerusalem Post June 11, 2010
A Response to Peter Beinart Yated Ne'eman, Jerusalem Post May 22, 2010
Will American Jews Pass the Test? May 3, 2010
Free Speech Follies Jerusalem Post February 18, 2010
Tapping into Their Idealism Mishpacha Magazine February 14, 2010
"Do You Know Where Your Boychik Is?" -- Revisited August 19, 2009
Just Because It's the Right Thing to Do Mishpacha Magazine July 16, 2009
The Israel Lobby -- Missing in Action Jeruslalem Post May 21, 2009
Who Feels Chosen? The Jerusalem Post April 24, 2009
Ignore the Grandchildren Jerusalem Post October 9, 2008
Separate Swimming at Harvard - and Us Jewish Observer October 1, 2008
Why Barack Can't Win Yated Ne'eman May 2, 2008
Not a Doctor's Decision Jerusalem Post December 27, 2007
Lucky Shlomo Mishpacha December 13, 2007
What the Ba'alei Teshuva Do for Us Yated Ne'eman November 22, 2007
Stupid, Yes, but is it Anti-Semitic? Part II Yated Ne'eman October 31, 2007
Rabbis as Heroes Mishpacha August 19, 2007
On the Road Mishpacha August 12, 2007
Rabbi Angel's Lament Mishpacha July 29, 2007
Israel's Bright Spot Mishpacha April 11, 2007
Jewish Intellectuals - Then and Now Yated Ne'eman March 7, 2007
Turning Down the Noise Mishpacha January 31, 2007
Too Many Girls for Too Few Boys Mishpacha December 13, 2006
Moving to the burbs Yated Ne'eman November 29, 2006
People in glass houses Maariv November 23, 2006
Democrats go European Jerusalem Post November 3, 2006
No need to travel Mishpacha November 1, 2006
A bad idea that won't go away Yated Ne'eman October 18, 2006
Cause for Concern Maariv September 2006
American Jewry's Cassandra Jerusalem Post June 28, 2006
Shtadlanus: A Matter of Perspective Mishpacha May 17, 2006
First come words Jerusalem Post April 22, 2006
A new threat from the groves of academia Yated Ne'eman March 29, 2006
But for the madmen… Mishpacha March 15, 2006
Some thoughts on visiting the U.S. Holocaust Museum Mishpacha March 8, 2006
Bye-bye Tommy Mishpacha January 25, 2006
Minority Advantage Jerusalem Post December 1, 2005
The Real Crisis Maariv November 24, 2005
Rabbi Naftoli Neuberger, zt"l, and Us Mishpacha November 10, 2005
American Jewry Finds its Scourge Hamodia November 4, 2005
Conversion is not the answer Jerusalem Post June 17, 2005
Exercise for Life Mishpacha April 14, 2005
Sharing the secret Jerusalem Post March 13, 2005
Of rites and risks February 11, 2005
Thinking as a community Mishpacha December 8, 2004
The realization of a vision Mishpacha November 24, 2004
The fruits of victory Mishpacha November 10, 2004
Faith and the presidency Baltimore Jewish Times November 5, 2004
Leader Mishpacha November 3, 2004
Don't believe Kerry Maariv November 1, 2004
Terrified of the Goyim Maariv October 25, 2004
No time to go wobbly Hamodia October 20, 2004
God-phobic Jews Jerusalem Post September 23, 2004
Solving the dual loyalty conundrum Hamodia September 3, 2004
Get out and vote Mishpacha August 12, 2004
Gibson's unwitting allies Ma'ariv February 26, 2004
A battle lost before it begins Jerusalem Post January 16, 2004
A battle lost before it begins Maariv January 8, 2004
The secret of a successful Bar Mitzvah Baltimore Jewish Times July 18, 2003
Reach out and help someone Hamodia July 11, 2003
Better free than a hero Jerusalem Post July 4, 2003
Can Anything be Done about Intermarriage? Hamodia June 27, 2003
The end of the chain Hamodia June 20, 2003
What the Ba'alei Teshuva Do for Us Yated Ne'eman November 22, 2002
Why be Jewish? Baltimore Jewish Times November 1, 2002
Creative Jewish Accounting Jerusalem Post October 25, 2002
Payback time for New York Jews Hamodia September 6, 2002
Time to Switch Political Horses? Hamodia May 10, 2002
Is American Jewry Ripe for Realignment? Jerusalem Post Int'l Edition May 10, 2002
Ariel Sharon's war Jerusalem Post Int'l Edition April 19, 2002
What ever happened to Jewish unity? Baltimore Jewish Times February 1, 2002
Survey reveals Jews are dumb Jerusalem Post Int'l Edition January 11, 2002
Jewish day schools and their critics Jerusalem Post December 28, 2001
What is a fundamentalist? Baltimore Jewish Times December 21, 2001
Go team go! Fight team fight! Jerusalem Post International Edition June 22, 2001
Crisis at the top Jerusalem Post International Edition June 1, 2001
From Mt. Sinai to Rabbi Wolpe Jerusalem Post International Edition May 25, 2001
Double Failure Baltimore Jewish Times May 4, 2001
The Jewish student--a minnow among sharks Jerusalem Post March 30, 2001
Get Me To The Church On Time Baltimore Jewish Times February 9, 2001
Get me to the church on time Jerusalem Post International Edition January 5, 2001
More musings on the American election Jerusalem Post International Edition December 8, 2000
Musings on the American presidential election Jerusalem Post International Edition November 24, 2000
New hope for Jonathan Pollard Jerusalem Post November 3, 2000
The ADL vs. Joseph Lieberman Jerusalem Post International Edition September 29, 2000
The ADL vs. Joseph Lieberman Baltimore Jewish Times September 8, 2000
Lieberman is a symbol Jerusalem Post August 25, 2000
Misplaced generosity Jerusalem Post July 1, 2000
Vive La Difference Baltimore Jewish Times May 5, 2000
Bush Talks to the Creator. Are we listening? Jerusalem Post International Edition February 2, 2000
When being right is wrong Jerusalem Post January 14, 2000
Misplaced generosity Jerusalem Post January 7, 2000
The incredible attraction Jerusalem Post November 26, 1999
Dr. Joe, we owe you Jerusalem Post March 26, 1999
Bring Jonathan home Jerusalem Post January 8, 1999
There is no continuity without content Jerusalem Post November 20, 1998
What? Me think? Jerusalem Post November 13, 1998
One Jew, wanting to marry another Jew, is not racist Jerusalem Post September 11, 1998
Anti-Semitism without anti-Semites Jerusalem Post July 3, 1998
Heed the heart Jerusalem Post March 20, 1998
Free the Yale five Jerusalem Post November 21, 1997

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