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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
16

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
19

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...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

After Controversies, University of Illinois Housing Staff Receive Antisemit...

Some 1,000 staff and paraprofessionals at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are receiving antisemitism training, following several recent campus controversies. The...

Israel

In 10 Years, Israel Wants Nearly Half Its Electricity to Be Solar

CTech - Within a decade, 43 percent of Israel’s electricity could be solar, according to a report released earlier this month by Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. By 2030, this...

Middle East

‘No, No America’: Iraq Protesters Demand US Military Pullout

Tens of thousands of Iraqis rallied in central Baghdad on Friday calling for the expulsion of US troops, but the protest mostly dissipated after a few hours despite fears of...

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