Author: Yitzchok Adlerstein

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Trampling on the Kedoshim

For decades, Jews protested the misappropriation of the Shoah and its imagery. Frum Jews in particular were incensed by the desecration of the memory of the Kedoshim that occurred whenever others spoke of a...

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Welcoming The Charedi Spring

The Charedi Spring may have finally arrived. Eight year old Naama Margolese may do for Israel what a Tunisian street vendor did for the Arab world. The wave of revulsion for the behavior of...

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Relief For Insomnia

As my kids were growing up, they would often drift out of the beds they had been consigned to, claiming inability to fall asleep. I was often able to suggest a cure, other than...

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What Kim Jong Il Missed

by staying north of the 38th Parallel Kudos to the Ponovezh hanhalah for apparently understanding the implications of this exposure, and giving the camera crew not only access to what they wanted, but even...

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The Difference Between Us and Them

The words are simple, but heartfelt. They speak only of the gifts that G-d gives us. The audience, completely secular Israeli, watches contestants on a kind of American Idol show for Israeli kids. Watch...

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The Beacon Shining Upon Us

Failure to comment on the YU Beacon story, I am urged by many readers, would be like living in Los Angeles without a car. It’s just not done. The media had their fun in...

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A New Weapon in the War on Abuse

Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz’s latest contribution to the war on abuse rises above all dissension and conflict. His Project Y.E.S., in conjunction with ArtScroll, has released a book for children that comes as close as...

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Rabbi Wein Says It All

As a member of the editorial board of Klal Perspectives klalperspectives.org, reading this article by Rabbi Wein (Jerusalem Post, Nov.25) was a source of strength. He lays bare the problems facing our community, pulling...

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A Movie You Can Use

Television reviews on Cross-Currents are rarer than Neturei Karta approbations to the thought of Rav Kook. A program to be aired on Sunday evening might be the exception that inevitably applies to every rule....

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