Drafting the Jews

The issue of drafting yeshiva bochurs is upon us yet again, for the umpteenth time, which is really just a green-light excuse and field day for all and sundry predisposed to trash “them” – the Charedim. Ain’t nothin’ like whipping up a little more sin’at achim right before we all …

Women’s Rosh Chodesh Prayers at Tel Shiloh

Next week we will be celebrating Rosh Chodesh Elul, which marks a month to Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the Jewish Year. As has been my custom at least a decade I plan on praying at the Holy Site of Tel Shiloh, Shiloh Hakeduma, on Rosh Chodesh. Rosh Chodesh is …