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Today's Korachs are politicians

The mini Korachs of today express the same jealousy and hatred for Netanyahu that Korach had for Moshe.

Today's Korachs are politicians

The Jewish Arab State

How did it come about that an Arab party that aligns itself with Israel's enemies is suggested as a member of Israel's government? Op-ed.

The Jewish Arab State

Tevye's Seder

For your holiday reading pleasure, a chapter from the novel, “Arise and Shine!” (volume 2) of the “Tevye in the Promised Land” trilogy.

Tevye's Seder

Post election tribute to Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook zts"l

As votes are counted, recall Rav Tzvi Yehuda's words: 'The building of Eretz Yisrael is accomplished by every segment of the Nation.' Op-ed.

Post election tribute to Rabbi Tzvi Yehuda Kook zts"l

Vote Torah

In the remaining hours before the election, look closely at the candidates.Vote for those who speak words of Torah. Op-ed.

Vote Torah

Just get yourself free!

Blake Flayton of G. Washington U, has founded the New Zionist Congress to fight for Jewish pride in America. There's a better way. Op-ed.

Just get yourself free!

Yes to two states!

Joe Biden is right. The 2-State Solution is the best way to go. Complicated? Charged with emotion? Potentially explosive? So what? Op-ed.

Yes to two states!

Brothers, it's Purim 2021

Shushan is uncannily like America 2021. Llisten to Marc Bernan sing a Yiddish Purim song about the miracle and make it come true again.

Brothers, it's Purim 2021player

Fishman the Prophet

This modern prophet is giving us a way out of his doomsday scenario. Opinion.

Fishman the Prophet

Happy Tu B’Shvat! The incomparable Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

There is only one Torah, but there are two different understandings of Torah - and many of its precepts can be kept only in Eretz Yisrael.

Happy Tu B’Shvat! The incomparable Torah of Eretz Yisrael.

Diaspora de-programming therapy

Diaspora Jewry needs de-education to erase the impressions affecting mind and heart that make them feel at home. Op-ed.

Diaspora de-programming therapy

The United States is falling down

Former Hollywood producer, now a Jerusalemite and frequent Arutz Sheva columnist, sings about US Jewry's future. 'Sing Along' Op-ed.

The United States is falling down

The Capital Tragedy

Not the violent takeover of the Capitol building, bur the choice of what we call 'our nation's capital' is the Jewish tragedy here. Opinion.

The Capital Tragedy

Here comes 'Shovavim'

During this period one should avoid anger and criticism, even for Torah. One should shun cynicism, frivolity, arrogance, and be very humble.

Here comes 'Shovavim'

An op-ed for Diaspora Jews as they usher in 2021

This letter applies not only to op-eders, but to all pro-Israel Rabbis, YI and OU members, YU alumni, philanthropists and lovers of Israel.

An op-ed for Diaspora Jews as they usher in 2021

'Twas the night before Xmas

A seasonal rendering of "Mashiach's on his way."

'Twas the night before Xmas

Hellenism is alive and well in America!

Why should your run-of-the-mill secular Leftist in Israel be considered less of Hellenist than a Diaspora Jew? Op-ed.

Hellenism is alive and well in America!

"Hey, Joe!"

Diaspora Jewry, for the most part, is beyond saving. Bring those still Jewish among them home.

"Hey, Joe!"

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich seeks to prevent Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial over Jewish Graves

Famous refusenik: 'I only want to make sure that no construction is carried out over Jewish graves.'

Rabbi Mendelevich protests Babi Yar Memorial on Jewish Graves

Larger than life - and still right

A review of “Rabbi Meir Kahane – His Life and Thought" – Volume Two, by Libby Kahane, a riveting story of dedication told by an insider.

Larger than life - and still right

Suggestion to Israel: Forget about the Jews of America

Whether the next president is Trump or Biden, we in Israel must face up to the fact that most US Jews voted against Israel. Op-ed.

Suggestion to Israel: Forget about the Jews of America

Lech Lecha - Get thee forth to America?

Hashem wants the Jews to live in the Land of Israel. What makes so many Jews stay in exile?

Lech Lecha - Get thee forth to America?

They scoffed at Noah too!

People scoffed at Noah, just like they scoff at me when I write about the importance of modesty and the harm caused by promiscuity.

They scoffed at Noah too!

The Lion's Roar

To honor 140th birthday of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, here is a long and dramatic excerpt from Tzvi Fishman’s historical novel, 'The Lion's Roar'.

The Lion's Roar

Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

The G-d of Israel has bestowed you with abundant blessing. I doubt very much that He is happy with your choice of roles.

Letter to Gal Gadot - on playing Cleopatra

Potiphar's wife

Each of us is tempted every day with the very same test as Yosef when we sit down at the computer. Today, the Internet is Potiphar’s wife.

Potiphar's wife

A sukka miracle in New York

Rabbi Nachman taught that the mitzva of sukka is a "segula" for coming to Eretz Yisrael. I can attest to that!

A sukka miracle in New York

Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

Imagine that Bibi once again addresses the community of nations. This time, he takes a crown out from his bag of tricks.

Imagine a different Netanyahu speech

The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

Rabbi Kook teaches that in the return of even secular Zionists to Israel there is a profound holy core, there is the light of teshuva.

The light of teshuva - a nation returning to its roots

Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Israelis are already planning their trips, but reading Fishman is probably going to save you the price of the ticket.

Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Scorecard 2020

Face it my friends. The old game is over. Life will not return to the way it was. Op-ed.

Scorecard 2020

Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know the answer

We are treatng the plague's symptoms but not its underlying cause.We need the language of teshuva and a deeper, spiritual healing. first.

Ask the children studying in the local cheder - they know

Our houses are burning, brothers

American Jews, don't waste money on rebuilding - use it to buy oneway tickets and a new home in Israel.

Our houses are burning, brothers

On Rabbi Kook – Harbinger of Redemption: In honor of his 85th yahrzeit

Rabbi Kook told World Jewry: Escape with your lives and come to Israel. G-d’s voice beckons us. Do not tarry with practical arrangements...

On his 85th yahrzeit: Rabbi Kook – the Harbinger of Redemption

Parshat Shoftim tells of one true Torah, not two

Vital parts of Torah and Jewish life are Jewish policemen, judges, kings, priestly tithes, cities of refuge, prophecy, an army - in Israel.

One true Torah, not two

Whither American Modern Orthodoxy?

US Modern Orthodoxy failed to raise a young, involved generation, claims Queens Rabbi Yoel Shonfeld. Tzvi Fishman has the answer. Op-ed.

Whither American Modern Orthodoxy?

The gates are cloooosing fast

Diaspora Jews are burying their heads in the mudslide of Galut once again, and continuing on with their mass denial and fantasy lives.Op-ed.

The gates are cloooosing fast

Bagels and Beverly Hills

Sorry guys, the commandments of the Torah were given to be performed in the Land of Israel.

Bagels and Beverly Hills

Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Ths may be the most important prayer you say in your life.

Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

There is no obligation to be a Rabbi, but there is an obligation for a Jew to dwell in the Land of Israel. Op-ed.

A floor washer in Eretz Yisrael or a Rabbi in the Diaspora?