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A Feud For The Ages: A History Of The Jews And The Church...

During the 1500s, the Church added another reason for the enforced segregation: to further degrade and humiliate the Jewish community so they would convert to Christianity.

Sukkos Delight

I am obsessed with Trader Joe’s chili lime seasoning. Most, if not all, of the Trader Joe’s spices are under the OU, and are just amazing.

Greener Acres

Most of my parents’ friends did not have a single relative left in the world after the war and so they formed new families and attachments.

Women and Girls: Shame And Math Understanding The Gender Gaps

Through your courage in sharing and your friend’s compassion, you have created a powerful connection to somebody outside of your shame.

Modern Orthodoxy In Crisis: Synthesizing Religion And 21st-Century Identity

PBL (problem- or project-based learning as both are called) is a learning theory positing that as people learn, their minds actively connect new knowledge to pre-existing knowledge and build complex knowledge structures.

Dear Dr. Yael

Going to therapy makes people extremely vulnerable and it is upsetting to know that there are those who take advantage of that.

More Of My Personal Story

Marina's story is truly an inspiration to all those who desire to understand what motivated Jews in Russia to seek their right to emigrate.

Just One Speech

Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, though no longer with us has left a rich legacy that never fails to inspire.

A Court Like No Other

Hashem has, after all, judged exactly the cases of our lives on 5,778 previous occasions. He has seen individual Jews and even the entire Jewish people turn their lives around many times before. The ultimate Judge is biased in our favor

An Indecent Proposal From An Ex-State Dept. Official

The Makovsky Plan resurrects the old State Department approach of forcing Israel to do something that is virtually irreversible, while requiring the Palestinians to do something that is easily reversible.

Believe It

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.

Meeting The Goal

How do we know the pledge was in error, though? asked the gabbai. Perhaps Mr. Hoffman intended to donate $10,000 regardless!

When Yom Kippur Is On Shabbat

As if to emphasize the point, the Torah uses the phrase “be’etzem hayom hazeh” – “on this very day” – both in connection with fasting on Yom Kippur and with brit milah.

Q & A: An Unusual Shehecheyanu (Part I)

Question: Why does the chazzan reciting Shehecheyanu on Yom Kippur night? Elimelech Feldman (Via E-Mail)

The Extent Of Hashem’s Mercy

Why would Hashem allow such a man to do teshuvah? And even more, why would Hashem change nature to save such a lowlife?

Daf Yomi

One’s Life Partner ‘The Only Poor In Israel Is The Subtly Wicked’ (Sanhedrin 76a)

Co-borrowers Are Guarantors For Each Other (Siman 77)

If, however, both borrowers have assets, all the laws of a guarantor apply and the lender may not collect the entire loan from the guarantor but must collect half from borrower.

Hamelech – The King

Another peculiar event that has covered the news recently is the players of the NFL who refuse to honor the flag and national anthem.

Saving A Life

Hashem has put me in the right place at the exact time. It was a true miracle.

Saving Lives In Texas And Florida

Team members cared for the residents and guests and provided medical care and assessments as well as psychological first aid by members of the Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit.

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