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A Lofty Inheritance

We know that the akeida is considered a most monumental event, so much so that we mention on Rosh Hashanah and in many of our tefillos.

New Beginnings

With no special additions in any of the prayers, after such celebrations one can fall into sadness thinking the next holiday is Chanukah and it’s so far away.

André-Gustav Citroën: The Jewish Henry Ford

Thanks to his ideas and efforts, Citroën’s company to become one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, but he always maintained an open mind and remained receptive to new suggestions.

Middle East Drift?

Prime Minister Netanyahu has said Israel will not sit down with Hamas as presently constituted.

Seizing the Moment

Actually, when we first heard what Mr. Trump is reported to have said, we thought he was praising Sgt. Johnson’s sacrifice because he knowingly, and selflessly, put himself in harm’s way in defense of his country.

The Bernice Chronicles: A Son Makes Aliyah

It was a war that would change the country's destiny. It would also change the destiny of Joshua Schwartz of Teaneck, New Jersey.

Make Your Bed And Change Your World

Sometimes, you just have to dive in, otherwise you will never make it.

The Golden Leg

Rabi Chanina prayed and suddenly the room became brilliantly lit and a huge hand appeared and snatched the golden leg and disappeared with it.

Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash, a hybrid of Gooseneck and Hubbard squashes, is a diverse winter vegetable whose warm notes help combat the winter chill.

Kolech: Promoting Women’s Rights In Orthodox Judaism

These developments brought about cooperation between Torah-educated women and a small number of rabbis who favor an egalitarian approach.

Magdala

In July 2009, when the IAA began a five-month excavation at Magdala, it didn’t expect to find much… until, right beneath a wing of the proposed guesthouse, the top of a buried wall was discovered.

The Spy Who Saved Thousands Of Jews

Some were hysterical. Many wept. All were desperate.

By Any Other Name

Simmy Allen, head of the International Media Division of Yad Vashem, says that there are 300 various spellings, variant names and diminutives for Yaakov.

The Parsha Take-Home Message

The purpose of the mabul was to recreate a world that had been infected with man's evil. After the flood, that changed and the world was no longer affected in the same way by man's actions.

Five Fashion Rules Meant To Be Broken

While fashion rules were relevant at one point, fashion is now making a shift toward celebrating individuality and personal choices as apposed to "approved" trends.

The Rubashkin Saga – VI

The desire to build a social justice program with a huge lucrative potential, required an appalling trigger. Agriprocessors and Rubashkin fulfilled that need

Sukkot Brings Out International Love For Israel

The contrast with the increasing manifestations of international anti-Semitism is stark, and raises the question: What is the source of this incredible and effusive love for Israel from so many different stripes of people?

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