Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
Turkey became home to Jews expelled from Hungary in 1376, from France in 1394, and from Sicily in the early 15th century.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s real goal is to delegitimize Israel through slander and attacks on its cultural, economic, and academic relations.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
What happens when a woman has been out of the workforce for several years, and now she wants to get back in? Advances in technology and different expectations in the labor market can make going back to work very scary. Yehudit Sidikman, director of El Halev, a center for women’s self-defense, talks about how to […]
Posted on: July 16th, 2013Blogs → Guest Blog
Every year, one of the greatest challenges going into Tisha B'Av is the statement of the Gemara Yerusalmi “A generation in which the Temple is not built is considered to be one in which it was destroyed"
Posted on: July 16th, 2013Blogs → Sultan Knish
Every aspect of life was industrialized, regulated and militarized, but it wasn't the fictional militarization that frenzied pacifists imagine, but real life militarization.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013Blogs → Fink or Swim
Can we hear the agony in his words? Can we step into his shoes and experience his torment?
Posted on: July 16th, 2013Blogs → IDF Blog
IDF forces will be smaller, far stronger, far more skilled and far better equipped.
Posted on: July 15th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
The rhetoric that has accompanied the proposed legislation to subject Charedim the draft seems to be bordering on hysteria.
Posted on: July 15th, 2013Blogs → A Soldier's Mother
Irena Sendler is a reminder that in the darkest of times, a small light of humanity and hope brings forth the greatest hopes.
Posted on: July 15th, 2013Blogs → Shiloh Musings
There has been a perversion of Judaism in the name of the Torah which is very frightening.
Posted on: July 15th, 2013Blogs → Ktzat Ivrit
פְּשָׁרָה listen and repeat An important tool for conflict resolution is compromise. The Hebrew word for a compromise is פְּשָׁרָה ( listen and repeat), while to compromise is the reflexive-intensive הִתְפַּעֵל verb, לְהִתְפַּשֵּׁר ( listen and repeat). (To compromise in the sense of compromising safety is לְסַכֵּן ( listen and repeat) - also to endanger.) The root of these two is clearly פ.שׁ.ר (p.sh.r)… but exactly how […]
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → Sultan Knish
It's about a black leadership that is more interested in posturing as angry activists and shaking loose some money than in healing the problems of their own communities.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
Unlike the survivors of abuse that took place at YU, I do not want to see YU close down.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → Atlas Shrugs
A police spokesman described groups of local people “picking through the wreckage” on Friday night and looting from the bodies of victims.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
The average monthly cost of living for a family in central Israel is $5,000, while in Southern Israel it is only $3,890.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
On this week’s Goldstein on Gelt podcast Doug talks to Stanley Barg, tax law and estate planning specialist, and chairman of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), about cross-border inheritances and how to make sure that you are doing the best thing for your children, no matter where they live. Tune in to find […]
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → A Banner Raised High
Likewise, thousands in Kafr Kanna demonstrated this month in support of Morsi. Arabs near Hevron raised the swastika outright in May.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013Blogs → Shiloh Musings
On Friday, before the Jewish Sabbath began we had the news on, the international TV channels, and they showed Malala Yousafzai speaking at the United Nations. Malala Yousafzai, Girl Shot by Taliban, Makes Appeal at U.N. In a speech at the United Nations on her 16th birthday, Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head […]
Posted on: July 12th, 2013Blogs → Sultan Knish
Bigotry is the bugbear of the moment, but next year it might be salt or short hair. Racism just happens to be easier to rally against.
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