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Elad Nehorai is a student at Mayanot Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He runs a blog called Pop Chassid, as well as Mayanot's new blog: the Mayanot Insider. He has written extensively for Chabad.org, and has also been featured in the Jerusalem Post and on Jewlarious.com. He is a graduate of Arizona State University.

ARTICLES BY: Elad Nehorai


March 7, 2013 1:38 am
6

Antisemitism Exists

We live in a world that is, thank G-d, very comfortable for Jews. Most of us are safe and hidden from any hate...

January 28, 2013 1:32 am
3

The World Learned the Wrong Lesson From the Holocaust

Yesterday was Yom Hashoah. Holocaust Remembrance day in Israel. It is the day Israelis and Jews the world over remind themselves, "Never again." For years,...

December 27, 2012 7:00 pm
6

Adam Lanza: Who is a School Shooter ?

This article is the second in a series comparing the attacks on Columbine and Sandy Hook. Read the first here. Shmuley Boteach, another Orthodox...

December 26, 2012 8:18 pm
10

Eric Harris, Adam Lanza and Evil

As reports of the Columbine shooting spread around America and soon took it by storm, the country began a process of investigating the motives behind...

November 12, 2012 10:08 pm
12

Circumcision Makes No Sense (And That’s Okay)

Let's be honest with ourselves. Circumcision is crazy. We take a baby, 8 days after he left the womb, 8 days after the being born, and...

November 11, 2012 10:18 am
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Want to Help Out With Hurricane Sandy? Here’s What’s Needed

For the last week, I've been working with an organization called Sandy Help, which was created by Moshe Frank in order to help the victims of...

November 1, 2012 12:26 pm
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In Crown Heights, the Police Have Failed the Jewish Community

Over the past week, there has been an attempted rape of an engaged woman and a brutal beating and mugging of a Jewish man in Crown Heights....

August 9, 2012 3:41 pm
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Blurry Glasses Reveal Hate of Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Recently, some articles have come out reporting that some Hareidi or "Ultra-Orthodox" Jews in Mea Shearim, the most religious area of Jerusalem, have started...

June 11, 2012 2:07 pm
2

Why Religious Jews Love Having Children

When I first started on the road towards being a religious Jew, I remember being invited to many Shabbat meals at homes of Chassids...

June 5, 2012 4:02 pm
28

Matisyahu’s Public Transformation: What The World Doesn’t Understand

Six months ago, Matisyahu shaved off his beard. And while it made headlines in the mainstream press, few realized how much this seemingly...

March 25, 2011 2:00 pm
2

Aftershock

It's all the same.  Happening all over again. First the Itamar attack, then the rockets from Gaza, now the bomb in Jerusalem. But that's old hat.  We...

Culture

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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