Author: Yaakov Menken

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Postville Continued

The Orthodox Union is responding to PETA’s video, taking many of the steps that my expert (affiliated with a different agency) recommended. Many Jewish bloggers have, nonetheless, worked themselves up about this. It seems...

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Death Isn’t Pretty

Any viewer of an emergency room on prime time TV has seen a scene like this one: The EMTs race the victim into the ER, and he’s bleeding badly. They try to stop the...

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Couldn’t have said it better…

The Jerusalem Post has Prime Minister Sharon admitting, “Budget cuts in the haredi sector have been unreasonable.” Of course, he’s saying that because he wants UTJ to join the coalition. What’s remarkable is that...

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Why We Need This Blog

Last night, someone shared with me a recent episode of Law & Order. I don’t think this episode would have aired while Stephen Hill, one of the entertainment world’s more famous baalei teshuva, was...

Dead on, as usual

Evelyn Gordon of the Jerusalem Post is an old friend from college. At the beginning of her college career, she was both liberal and non-religious. By the end, she had improved considerably on both...

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