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The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 8 September 1971/Elul 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: THE JEWISH PEOPLE IN EXILE: IS THE END IN SIGHT?, Mordechai Miller FIVE GRAVES FOR SALE, A POEM BY Mendel Weinbach OF DIARIES, DECEPTION, AND DEFAULT, Ralph Pelcovitz THE PACKAGING OF ERETZ YISROEL MECHANICS OF JEWISH SURVIVAL-BOOKS IN REVIEW: HARMONY AND DISCORD GROWING UP JEWISH THE TIME THAT Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 7 June 1971/Tammuz 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: COMMUNITY CONTROLS ON EXTRAVAGANCE: IS IT TIME TO REVIVE THEM?, Lewis Brenner ON JEWISH MILITANCY: HOW JEWISH IS VIOLENCE, Moshe Sokol “NORMALIZATION” -A STRATEGY IS SELF·DEFEAT, David Meyers SOMEWHERE … ANOTHER JEW IS FASTING, a poem by Mendel Weinbach REFLECTIONS ON A SUMMER SCENE, Shelomoh E. Danziger SABBATH OBSERVANCE: A Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 6 May 1971/Sivan 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: THE CONTINUING CRISIS IN ISRAEL: RELIGION AND STATE ON A COLLISION COURSE, Nisson Wolpin THREE SEFIRAH PIECES: NIGHT TRIP, BARLEY OFFERING, SEVEN WEEKS OF MOURNING (ADAPTED FROM THE “SHEM MISHMUEL”) THE UNBRIDGEABLE GAP, Chaim Dov Keller THE VIEW FROM OUTER SPACE, Moshe Bloch SECOND LOOK AT THE JEWISH SCENE: SCIENTIFIC Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 5 March 1971/Nissan 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: OBSERVER ON THE ISRAELI SCENE: THE KOLEL FELLOWS GO ACTIVE, Ezriel Toshavi THE REAL ELIE WIESEL, Nosson Scher1nan THE BIRTH OF A PEOPLE, THE EMERGENCE OF A NATION, Paysach J. Krohn THE WHITE ELEPHANT AND THE JEWISH PROBLEM, Uri Schonefeld BOOK IN REVIEW: ASPECTS OF RELIGION IN THE SOVIET UNION. Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 4 February 1971/Adar 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: RELIGIOUS LAW IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL, Bezalel Zolty THE JEWISH RADICAL, Moshe Sokol POLITICS AND THE RABBIS, Bernard Weinberger MEZUZAH TALK, a poem by Leib ben Mordechai THE OBSERVER ON THE ISRAELI SCENE: KFOTZ, A JUMP FROM PORNOGRAPHY TO VIOLENCE, Ezriel Toshavi BUS LINES, Aaron Hish BOOK IN REVIEW’ Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 3 January 1971/Teves 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: WHO SPEAKS FOR THE JEWS OF SILENCE?, Nisson Wolpin PROCLAMATION BY TEFILLAH ASSEMBLY AT MANHATTAN CENTER THREE DARK DAYS IN TEVES, Avrohom Chaim Feuer JEWISH IDENTITY CRISIS: AMERICAN STYLE: I. WHO IS A JEW? II. WHAT IS A JEW? SECOND LOOKS AT THE JEWISH SCENE: A TEN-MINUTE APPOINTMENT Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 2 December 1970/Kislev 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: INSIDE THE CAR-RACE CONTROVERSY OF ASHKELON A DAY AT THE RACES, Mendel Weinbach SAMPLINGS FROM THE ISRAELI PRESS THE AGE OF ILLUMINATION, Avrohom Chaim Feuer POEM, by Yacov Lipschutz “THE SILENCE OF PIUS XII” – SOME REFLECTIONS ON A RECENT BOOK, Joseph Elias INTERCHANGE, a poem by Ben Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 7 No. 1 November 1970/Cheshvan 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: MEMORANDUM FROM RABBI SIMCHA WASSERMAN HIJACKED: TWO OBSERVATIONS: THE CHAIN OF EVENTS AMONG THE HOSTAGES A BLACK JEW SPEAKS, Robert Coleman PORTRAIT OF A YESHIVA PRINCIPAL THE CHAZON ISH, AS REVEALED IN HIS WRITINGS, Aaron Brafman “DEAR TUITION COMMITTEE” I REMEMBER …, A Poem by Paysach Krohn SECOND Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 6 No. 10 October 1970/Tishrei 5731

IN THIS ISSUE: THE ANATOMY OF TESHUVAH, adapted by Nisson Wolpin from an essay by Rabbi Eliyahu Dessler, Zt”l THE NEW LEFT VS. JEWISH COMPLACENCY, Reuben E. Gross MR. ISAACSON, A Poem THE MESIVTA HIGH SCHOOL: TIME FOR A REASSESSMENT, Aaron Brafman JOY OF THE FESTIVALS IN THE HASSAG LABOR CAMP, adapted by Read More

The Jewish Observer Vol. 6 No. 9 July 1970/Av 5730

IN THIS ISSUE: IS IT TIME FOR A PARTING OF THE WAYS?, Yisroel Spiegel WHAT IS BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF THE YESHIVOS-AND THE FAILURE OF MODERN EDUCATION, Shaul Lustig ALIENATION AMONG YESHIVA YOUTH, Morris S. Lasson T’FILLAH: A REEXAMINATION, Moshe Sokol BEYOND RELEVANCE: HAGAON REB AVROHOM JOFEN, ZT”L, Yechiel Yitzchok Perr SECOND Read More