Church of Scotland Building on a Jewish Cemetery in
Tiveria is again the site of a struggle over the sanctity
and dignity of ancient graves. Once again the cry goes out
to leave the bones of our ancestors in peace.
If this is not Judicial Imperialism, What Is?
The High Court's decision and actions with regard to many
issues, including the drafting of yeshiva students, prayer
at the Kosel, and more have had a consistent direction of
undermining the remnant of genuine Judaism that subsists in
public life, and creating new standards, quite dangerous
ones -- all in the name of pluralism.
By Rabbi Nosson Zeev Grossman
"`This is the statute of the Torah.' Since the nations of
the world taunt Israel saying: What kind of a commandment is
this? What reason lies behind it? -- therefore it is called
`statute'. It is a [arbitrary] decree before Me and you have
no permission to question it" (Rashi).
by L. Jungerman
In the wake of an article I once wrote about the parental
responsibility of taking an interest in their children's
study in yeshivos ketanos and gedolos, I
received many supportive letters thanking me for discussing
this topic in public. I was also requested to continue
emphasizing this subject since it directly concerns the
benefit our precious children derive from their institutions
by HaRav Yehoshua Shklar
Observations: Finance Ministry Gives Hundreds of Millions
of Shekels to Bahai
Devoted Jews and heads of Torah institutions, who are
constantly under attack for so-called "chareidi blackmail,"
will likely find the following story of interest.
by S. Yisraeli
Observations: Life in the Shadow of Former
As the opening of the International Conference on Children
in Europe and West Asia approaches, UNICEF, the UN agency
that deals with children around the world, has published
research findings from a study the organization conducted
among children in a number of countries.
by M. Shinover
Request for Information
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