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Discontent at the Kotel

Discontent at the Kotel

Mutual respect calls for the newcomers to desist from defiling the sanctity of the Kotel and worship there as did their ancestors. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 20/07/2021 20:17
The Haredi conundrum

The Haredi conundrum

Survey: Bnei Brak is Israel’s poorest and most densely populated city but its residents are Israel’s happiest. Dan Perry disapproves. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 10/07/2021 21:28
Hatred – Baseless and otherwise

Hatred – Baseless and otherwise

Issues that promote Israel’s interests should be supported even if – perhaps, especially if – the coalition supports them. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 01/07/2021 13:00
Naftali Bennett's new "government of change"

Naftali Bennett's new "government of change"

The proposed government is one of strange bedfellows whose only common goal is ending Netanyahu’s historic reign. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 10/06/2021 20:39
Israel's political predicaments

Israel's political predicaments

A Bennett and Lapid government is like a table serving kosher and non-kosher food. It seems best to walk away and not take a chance. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 31/05/2021 11:13
Intended consequences of Guardian of the Walls

Intended consequences of Guardian of the Walls

The existence of Hamas plays a practical role in Israeli calculations. Hamas is the counterweight to the two-state delusion Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 24/05/2021 10:00
 Rockets Red Alert - a new oleh's story

Rockets Red Alert - a new oleh's story

I just emerged from my safe room. One alarm, one rocket, no damage. Moving on. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 16/05/2021 08:53
Virtue shaming

Virtue shaming

The virtue-shamers want to live but not let us live. They seek not just to cancel people but to erase G-d from society, Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 05/04/2021 14:16
Jewish and Democratic

Jewish and Democratic

For all the left's fear of the Jewish state becoming too Jewish, there is a clear danger of the democracy becoming undemocratic. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 17/03/2021 08:00
The Conversion controversy

The Conversion controversy

The courts have no more right to opine on “who is a Jew” than they have to move Shabbat to Tuesday or Pesach to the winter. Opinion.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 05/03/2021 15:39
Let's leave Hitler and his henchmen out of the discussion

Let's leave Hitler and his henchmen out of the discussion

The riot at the Capitol was despicable – but Kristallnacht? The hyperbole is disgusting, especially coming from a native Austrian. Op-edRabbi Steven Pruzansky, 13/01/2021 08:10
An open letter: Israeli-Americans for Trump

An open letter: Israeli-Americans for Trump

Trump is an unabashedly pro-Israel president whose opposition to 'cancel culture' and an activist court.will spill over to Israel. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 06/10/2020 18:02
Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks

Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks

In the Diaspora, we are not building as much as trying not to fall off a spiritual and physical ledge. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky , 29/07/2020 12:06
'Open Orthodox' or 'Neo Conservative'?

'Open Orthodox' or 'Neo Conservative'?

Can America's 'Open Orthodox' movement claim to be Orthodox at all? And do Orthodox rabbis have a duty to save it from itself?Ari Soffer, 01/04/2014 14:47