The newly arrived immigrants as well as some of the native American Jews refused to send their children to secular schools permeated with Christian influences.
We've fought for woman's rights, and equality for African Americans and other minorities, but our challenges are far from over. Our final war has yet to be won.
A judge must open the proceedings by urging the litigants to settle the dispute by way of compromise.
Rosh Hashanah is here again. How will you pray this time? Will you reunite with your Heavenly Father this year? Will your visit with Him have meaning, or will it be “same old, same old”?
One of the proximate results of the Balfour Declaration was an influx of Jewish immigrants, primarily from Eastern Europe, which only served to exacerbate Arab opposition to the Declaration.
It can be argued that anti Semites perceived Obama’s policies as supportive of their own views.
Remember that each Jewish home is a mikdash me’at – a mini-sanctuary. Is this not reason enough to turn our attention – and our behavior – to the needs of our homes and our wives?
The large elephant stomping in the American Jewish community courtyard is the systematic neglect of American Jewish communal organizations which have neither recognized nor dealt with the sociological conditions accurately reported in the Pew study.
During the subsequent Days of Penitence, we prepared for the awesome and holy day of Yom Kippur, begging our Father and King to grant us a tabula rasa, so that we can begin anew.
I told her not to do anything or say anything and I immediately called Rabbi Gerlitzky, the Lubavitcher Rebbe's shaliach in Tel Aviv and a dear friend of the family. I told him the story.
While it is not the purpose of this article to present a dissertation on the Torah’s views on evolution, suffice it to say this is a very controversial topic and that strong arguments exist on both sides.
Their heartache is unimaginable, yet they persevere with their life’s mission with a fervency and faith, seemingly fortified by the tragedy that rocked their world.
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