Eliyahu Federman


Denmark's Kosher Ban Hypocrisy

By Eliyahu Federman

Denmark denounces kosher slaughter as animal cruelty. Yet the Scandinavian nation allows mink farming for fur./Getty images Read More


In Menachem Stark Slay, Where's the Humanity?

By Eliyahu Federman

In Menachem Stark Slay, Where's the Humanity?
Menachem Stark, a Brooklyn Hasidic real estate developer, was abducted, murdered, and thrown into a dumpster. Stepping to a new low, the New York Post reports this story with inappropriate levity and derision toward the victim.Read More


It's a Christmas Tree, Stupid

By Eliyahu Federman

It's a Christmas Tree, Stupid
In a Yuletide shift, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee finally agreed to call a 17-foot statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, admitting that his past practice of calling it a “holiday tree” generated too much anger.Read More


Tall (Reform) Rabbi in Sea of Black Hats

By Eliyahu Federman

Tall (Reform) Rabbi in Sea of Black Hats
More than 5,000 Chabad rabbis and supporters gathered on Sunday for the 30th annual conference of international Shluchim, or messengers of the Hasidic movement. Former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman addressed the crowd as the first keynote speaker.Read More


Thanksgivukkah's Shared Dirty Secret

By Eliyahu Federman

Thanksgivukkah's Shared Dirty Secret
Hanukkah and Thanksgiving occur at the same time this year. This won’t happen again for another 79,043 years, according to calculations by Jonathan Mizrahi, a quantum physicist at the Sandia National Laboratories.Read More






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