Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch
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Joseph, Hanukkah and a dreidl made of clay
Joseph gave the Maccabees a model for never giving up. And a menorah of clay symbolizes just the opposite.
There is no such status as "Jewish Homosexual"
Judaism defines the status of priest, king, prophet and more, but does not award status to an activity. Op-ed.
Chosen People/ Chosen Land
It’s amazing that even now, Yom Ha’atzmaut 2022, the State of Israel faces a world that denies its legitimacy and sovereignty. Op-ed.
It's OK to force the 'Jab'
Israel is at a crossroads: on the verge of a 5th surge of Covid-19 - or Omicron might be the pandemic's end. Vaccination is a must. Op-ed.
Omicron- a divine Hannukah present?
Perhaps Omicron is the mutant the world has been hoping for, and should be praying for. Opinion.
Drs. Bennett and Horror-witz are shooting from the hip, based on Ministry of Health fears. Opinion.
Corona Fiasco in Israel
Some policy has been excellent, especially the Pfizer vaccine story, including ordering the 3rd dose. But other things were botched. Op-ed.
Menachem Tzion, born in Gush Katif, 16 years ago, during the expulsion
My conclusion: may we never again hear words asking one Jew to sacrifice not himself, but his fellow Jew, for the "common good.". Op-ed.
The Delta flim-flam
On this Delta issue, I have my medical intuition telling me that we have been had. And here's how - and possibly why. Op-ed.
Dolphinarium Plus 20 : They must lose
Islamists don't care a whit about human life lost. They only care that Jews not live in the Land of Israel. Therein lies the answer. Op-ed.
Jealousy, betrayal, civil war
A look back at King Saul's dispute with David over the Israelite kingdom. Unfortunately so far, history is not repeating itself. Op-ed.
Why isn't BAM being used to fight Covid in Israel?
Eli Lilly has FDA approval for emergency use of BAM and received Ministry of Health approval as of January 12, 2021. So where is it? Opinion
The shot not heard round the world
An insurrection requires armed insurrectionists, unless you live in LaLa Land,USA and confuse reality and the virtual kind. Op-ed
Cannabis: Decriminalize, but don't legalize - learn from the US debacle, don't copy it!
Research from 50 years ago proving that " weed ain't dangerous" is totally irrelevant to today's much more potent product. See why. Op-ed.