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Rabbi Yaakov Menken is the Director of Project Genesis – Torah.org, and the co-Editor of Cross-Currents.com, an Orthodox on-line journal.

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Menken


March 22, 2016 6:34 am
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Someone Should Remind the University of California Regents That It’s Purim

This coming Thursday, Jews around the world will celebrate the holiday of Purim. This holiday does not commemorate the inauguration of a new country, a...

March 11, 2016 5:14 am
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On Identifying Antisemitism When It’s Right in Front of You

We've all heard of the duck test: “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it probably...

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

Israeli-Palestinian Dialogue Event at Syracuse University Cancelled Amid Bi...

A dialogue event on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Syracuse University was nixed last week, allegedly over concerns about its political leanings. The event...

Middle East

Turkey Will Enter Syria’s Manbij If US Doesn’t Remove YPG Fight...

Turkish forces will enter the Syrian town of Manbij if the United States does not remove YPG Kurdish fighters, and...

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