Jewish Journal

Siddur Baseball

By Dennis Prager

August 10, 2010 | 11:05 pm

When I was a kid in yeshiva, we played a game during davening (prayer services) called siddur (prayer book) baseball. We mostly played this at Orthodox summer camp during Shabbat services... read full article

  • How Open-Minded Are Jewish Liberals?

    By Dennis Prager

    July 27, 2010 | 6:48 pm

    Jewish liberals, like other liberals, believe that there are three positive traits that describe liberals far more accurately than they describe conservatives — compassionate, intellectual and open-minded.

    Though I am a Jewish conservative, I don’t believe that either side has...

  • Lessons for the Rest of Us From the Success of Chabad

    By Dennis Prager

    July 13, 2010 | 5:25 pm

    Most Jews, whether Orthodox, non-Orthodox or secular, acknowledge that Chabad is a uniquely successful Jewish enterprise.

    Like many others, I am convinced that if mankind ever settles another planet, some Chabad couple will surely be among the first settlers. Having visited Chabad...

  • Musical Instruments on Shabbat?

    By Dennis Prager

    June 30, 2010 | 12:30 am

    My 15 years in yeshiva and a lifetime of work with Orthodox Jews and Orthodox organizations have given me an immense respect for Orthodoxy. It is impossible to imagine Jewish life without the Orthodox, their seriousness about Judaism, and their commitment to learning and practice.

  • An Open Letter to Israel’s Jews

    By Dennis Prager

    June 15, 2010 | 4:37 pm

    Anyone who has the chutzpah to write a public letter to 6 million people needs to explain where he is coming from, so permit me to briefly identify myself.

    I am an American Jew — a proud American and a proud Jew. As I told an audience of Israeli Americans, I have two fathers —...

  • Rabbi Clarifies Left’s Beliefs

    By Dennis Prager

    June 2, 2010 | 1:16 am

    As my radio show listeners across the country have heard innumerable times, a guiding principal of my show is that I prefer clarity to agreement. Instead of trying to out-argue their ideological adversaries, I suggest to my listeners that they should strive for clarity about where...

  • A Letter to young Jews

    By Dennis Prager

    May 18, 2010 | 7:36 pm

    There is a good chance that being a Jew means little or nothing to you. That would make a great deal of sense because few Jews have been raised to take Judaism seriously. This is not a judgment on your parents. Most of them weren’t raised that way either. It is just a fact.

  • When Jews on the Left See Americans on the Right as Nazis

    By Dennis Prager

    May 4, 2010 | 6:45 pm

    “There should be absolutely no division when it comes to condemning the use of the Holocaust and Holocaust imagery for domestic political purposes.”
    — ADL Statement

    It is becoming increasingly common for Jews on the Left to depict Americans on the Right as Nazis and to compare...

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