In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: February 15th, 2013Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
Unlike Chanukah’s oil and Shavuous’ dairy, Purim doesn’t specifically have any unique foods or tastes, aside from hamentashen, that one can work around from, so the best route for a stylish Purim theme is to base it around the costume.
Posted on: February 15th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Dorit grew up in sunny Eilat. She was involved in sports since she was a young child. As a teenager she was the table tennis champion of Eilat, winning 2nd place in the southern regional competition and going on to win 3rd place in the national mixed double championship. At the same time, she was running marathons.
Posted on: February 15th, 2013Sections → Arts
One way to understand the Biblical is through contemporary eyes, literally. And so artist Elke Reva Sudin has recast biblical figures through contemporary portraits. The juxtaposition is revealing.
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Kidz → Midrash Stories
The piety of the saint Rabi Chanina ben Dosa was so great that people would often request that he daven on their behalf. Once, the son of Rabban Gamliel became dangerously sick. He sent two talmidim to the home of Rabi Chanina with the message: “Pray to God that my son will get well."
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Sections → Family → Marriage and Relationships
Mirroring is a good way to start actively listening. To mirror, you simply paraphrase or repeat back to your spouse what he or she is saying to you.
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Sections → Family → Parenting Our Children
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky, Hall of Fame Hockey Player “I can’t seem to focus.” “For as long as I can remember, I have been struggling with organization.” “I’m really bad at sitting still.” “I just can’t lose weight.” “I will never make it to the dinner on [...]
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Sections → Family → Chronicles of Crises
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Sections → Magazine → On Our Own/Cheryl Kupfer
He stood his ground despite the intense pressure to do what everyone else was doing. His integrity was more important to him than "fitting in."
Posted on: February 14th, 2013Sections → Features
Two weeks ago I found myself at the International Conference of Chabad Shluchos in Crown Heights running a program together with my friend Rivka Kotlarsky for 120 Guests of Shluchos – many of them not yet especially observant.
Posted on: February 14th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Dov Shurin
The post-election coalition negotiations are underway and it may take several weeks for the country to finally have a new government, with Prime Minister Netanyahu once again at its helm.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
My proposal to solve the contentious issue of Israel’s universal draft.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Fundamentally Freund/Michael Freund
Only a unified and coherent E.U. stamp of disapproval can shut down Hizbullah's European lifeline.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Keeping Jerusalem
It appears that when the dust settles after Obama's upcoming visit, Israel's housing market is very likely to take a big hit - in the form of a construction freeze.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
For the Palestinians and for the Arab/Islamic world as a whole, the "Zionist Problem" is merely a surface manifestation of the "Jewish Problem."
Posted on: February 13th, 2013Judaism → Columns → Lessons In Emunah
Like many children, some of my grandchildren tended to rush through the berachot they recited each day. Somehow, the first few words were inclined to run together. The last few words often got swallowed up, especially those that were part of berachot made before eating something they really liked.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013Judaism → Columns → Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
As soon as we read the opening lines of Terumah we begin the massive shift from the intense drama of the exodus with its signs and wonders and epic events, to the long, detailed narrative of how the Israelites constructed the Mishkan.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013Judaism → Rebbetzin's Viewpoint
I concluded last week’s column with some questions that, if answered honestly, will give us insight into whether we as parents reflect chesed and rachamim to our children.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Op-Eds
You are the mother of a me’agen – a young man who has turned his wife into an agunah. Sometimes a person in your situation can get so caught up in defending her position or her son's position that she fails to realize there is no longer a battle.
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News → Eye on Palestine
Can Shoah studies actually help neutralize Arab hatred for Israelis?
Posted on: February 13th, 2013InDepth → Op-Eds
Many think the World Economic Forum is like a meeting of the United Nations, where politicians and other decision makers meet to speak. Not many know that the WEF, launched as a not-for-profit organization in 1971 by Klaus and Hilde Schwab, is something completely different: a place where people come to listen.
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