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

ARTICLES BY: Yaakov Menken

March 22, 2016 6:34 am

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

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...


Cincinnati Hillel House Vandalized

The Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) is searching for two suspects filmed vandalizing the Rose Warner Hillel House (RWHH), which serves Jewish university students in the area. During the early morning hours...


Yale University Students Launch Campus’ First Ever BDS Campaign

A Yale University student group has launched the school's first ever boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign, according to a report by the Yale Daily News. "Yalies 4 Palestine" (Y4P), a...

Middle East

Iran Protesters Call for Strike, Prosecutor Says Morality Police Shut Down

Protesters in Iran called on Sunday for a three-day strike this week, stepping up pressure on authorities after the public prosecutor said the morality police whose detention of a young...

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