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Dr. Chaim C. Cohen

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Torah and sociology series: Ulpana Ofra, 2006 and 2021, changing Torah priorities

The times they are a ‘changing: from the task of settling the Land of Israel to defining Torah individualism in post modern society.

Torah and sociology: Ulpana Ofra, 2006 and 2021, new priorities

Israel is entering the era of cultural self identity politics

A country governed by multpile parties each based on its own self-identity may not succeed in facing Israel's existential realities. Op-ed.

Israel is entering the era of cultural self identity politics

The Global Village or a Global Death Trap?

The party may be over. Viral epidemics will probably remain an integral part of twenty first century Western civilization. Opinion.

The Global Village or a Global Death Trap?

Weighing in on the 'Sixties Baby Boomer\ spirituality searchers

The story of the Baby Boomer spiritual searchers who ended up in Israel and missed US Jewry's assimilation.debacle. Op-ed.

Weighing in on the 'Sixties Baby Boomer' spiritual pioneers

The tug of war between covid regulations and human nature

Human nature must be addressed in evaluating covid regulations. The rules must be kept, but the gov't can't expect 100% compliance. Opinion.

Covid regulations vie with human nature

The tragic elements of Trump’s presidency

Trump was a great conservative populist who accomplished great things for America, but he was an ineffective political statesman.Opinon.

The tragic elements of Trump’s  presidency

In times of social trauma voters tend to look to the Right

What is behind the political surprises in America and Israel in Fall 2020? Op-ed.

In times of social trauma voters tend to  look to the Right

Living from home: The COVID Venus fly trap

The comforts of living 'from home', needed now, can trap us into lessening our face to face social interactions later. Op-ed.

Living from home: The COVID Venus fly trap

The dati-haredi divide: The Covid Stress Test

What lies behind those in the haredi community who disregarded the covid guidelines? A socio-religious analysis. Opinion.

The dati-haredi divide: The Covid Stress Test

A positive take on Israel's Covid-19 setback

Only a  positive perspective will enable us, in Israel and everywhere, to  victoriously endure our covid war of attrition. Opinion.

A positive take on Israel's Covid-19 setback

On Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: An individualistic teacher of Hassidut

He spoke softly, but hammered home the message that hassidut means constantly demanding more spiritual self development of oneself. Op-ed.

On Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz- Individualistic teacher of Hassidut

The United States must help Black America help itself

Black Americans have been victims. But ultimately, only the victim can Help himself. Nobody else can do it for him. Op-ed.

The United States must help Black America help itself

Say "Yes" to a half-sized Sovereignty

Zionism’s winning diplomatic strategy has always been vision-based pragmatism. In the unpredictable Middle East, annex while you can. Op-ed.

Say "Yes" to a half-sized Sovereignty

Coming home from exile- praying once again in our synagogues

Like during all the exiles, G-d did not forget us in our Corona exile, helping make our 2 month exile a positive learning experience. Op-ed.

Coming home from exile- praying  once again in our synagogues