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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.
Posted on: July 12th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
Satmar has long ago established itself as anti Israel and everyone knows it. Standing on the same stage creates the perception of endorsing their views.
Posted on: July 12th, 2013Blogs → IDF Blog
A peek into how a combat squadron functions once the sun sets.
Posted on: July 12th, 2013Blogs → Fink or Swim
Human nature is such that hearing something over and over again for forty years will inevitably have an impact on the person.
Posted on: July 11th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
Rabbi Eliyahu Ya’akov of Jerusalem’s Old City shifts the paradigm for Birthright and MASA participants by educating them in Judaism’s wisdom and life teachings.
Posted on: July 11th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
In part 2 of the Goldstein on Gelt podcast this week, the international flavor continues with an interview with Tom Becker, co-founder and principal of Oceanskies, which handles the registration of private yachts and aircraft. Why does a yacht need to have a nationality, and how does this facilitate the navigation of international waters? And […]
Posted on: July 10th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
I am not angry at the dogs who attacked a Charedi soldier. But I am upset at the Rabbinic leadership who have thus far remained silent.
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