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Dec 20, 2015, 9:22 PM
American Jewry’s Disgraceful Hypocrisy
Of course Israel is the Jewish State, and affirming such may be among the least controversial things one could possibly say to a group of American Jews. To these people, Israel being the Jewish State is simply taken...
Mar 8, 2015, 5:57 AM
Why Does Iran Want the Bomb?
I believe that the question of why exactly Iran wants the bomb is the essential question of the whole discussion/debate/controversy. The answer will guide us to the sensible policy vis-à-vis Iran’s nuclear program. If Iran’s ambitions are purely nefarious,...
Jan 27, 2015, 7:45 AM
Where Were the Jews at This Year’s “March for Life?”
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you…” -Jeremiah 1:5 In a word: absent. As an ardent pro-life supporter and activist, I had wanted to come down to DC to participate in the...
Oct 8, 2014, 11:24 AM
The Pro-Palestinian Problem on Campus? Blame the Jews
As President of the Yeshiva University College Republicans, I recently had the pleasure of participating on a panel at an Israel event at YU. Organized by various political and pro-Israel clubs on campus, the event primarily addressed what college...
Jul 29, 2014, 12:11 AM
Why does the (Far) Left Hate Israel?
Along with every new, fresh conflict between Israel and the Palestinians come the same narrative, conversations, and debates. This may sound familiar: Palestinians lob rockets, Israel finally responds with substantial force, the international community along with the media react...
Jun 26, 2014, 5:28 AM
Be a Libertarian…But Don’t Forget to be a Conservative!
Ever since the TEA Party took America by storm, organizing massive grassroots efforts to shake up the political establishment in Washington and to take Congress back from the big spending politicians, libertarianism has been “in.” The last couple of...
Jun 2, 2014, 8:14 PM
Politicizing a Tragedy? Please Do!
A phenomenon has arisen in the United States, and that is the “politicization of tragedies.” As of late, this reality has manifested itself in the post mass-shooting debates, which take place primarily between conservative and liberal talking-heads, pundits, and...
Mar 16, 2014, 4:57 PM
Megillas Esther and the Problem with Gun Control
I'd first like to state that I am not here to explain Halachah’s stance on gun control. The Jewish/Halachik approach to gun control is complicated, and I would urge all those interested to speak to qualified Rabbis on the...
Mar 9, 2014, 9:17 PM
The Warped Leftist Morality
One Saturday afternoon, after morning services, I was discussing with a lady an issue that had been especially hot in our hometown. The issue at hand was the proposed mass killing of geese, which were inflicting numerous inconveniences on...
Uri is a law student at New York University School of Law. He describes himself as a traditionalist and a Constitutionalist. He is bold in his opinions, and never submits to the dangers of political correctness.