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Perceptions

The challenge of coming home to a house full of little kids and being barely able to function threatened to overwhelm me.

Halfway Houses (Arei Miklat) (Makkot 11a)

Once inside the ir miklat, the law prohibited the goel hadam from avenging the deceased’s blood.

Improbable Endings And The Defeat Of Despair

Parshat Vayeshev has the form of a Greek tragedy. Judaism is the opposite of tragedy. It tells us that every bad fate can be averted and that despair is never justified; today’s curse may be the beginning of tomorrow’s blessing.

Is The Judicial ‘Resistance’ Worm Turning?

In fact, the lawsuits that led to the lower court stays is only half of the story. The other half is that the plaintiffs forum-shopped.

Relocating the American Embassy In Israel To Its Capital Jerusalem

Major news outlets reported that Arab leaders said that Mr. Trump informed them as much and were venting their anger.

Yehudit

How many of us think of the heroin Yehudit and the heroic act she did to save all the Jewish people, especially the women? This is the story of Yehudit.

The Tragic Life Of Hack Wilson

Wilson had no problem finding whiskey during Prohibition and drank most of his money until his wallet was dry.

I’m Dreaming Of A White Chanukah…

But by no means does the rich irony underscoring the Jewish domination of Christmas songs end with Berlin.

The Mueller Conundrum

More important – although ignored by the media – is the nature of the Flynn plea deal itself.

Education Through Connection

As this story illustrates, there is a huge difference between spending time with your children and offering them quality time.

How Menachem Goldberg Gives Life to Our Past

Kfar Kedem offers a variety of activies to serve as a link between the past and the present.

A Look At Education For Jewish Women Throughout The Ages (Part III – A...

The image of the pious, simple and domestically maternal Jewish woman no longer appealed to these secularly educated girls.

Chanukah: Past, Present And Future

As my kids showed up and got bigger, we tried to find ways to make an already exciting holiday even more awesome. There were the present scavenger hunts, which involved me making up six or seven clues that weren’t too hard and weren’t too easy and then hiding them all over the house.

Natalie Portman: Genesis Prize Recipient

I am proud of my Israeli roots and my Jewish heritage. They are crucial parts of who I am, she declared

Mikveh, Table, Vine: Three Dreams Come True

The kids all dreamed about returning; rebuilding; putting their paradise back together again.

Marion Pritchard Of Holland

Filled with rage at the cruelty of the Nazis, she vowed to save as many Jewish children as she could.

Unlimited Memory?

Even adults need memory strategies to remember important details in their personal or work lives.

The Dynasty Of Mezerich

The bereaved woman felt that some punishment was due her and she appealed to the rabbanim to punish her.

Immigration Reform Shouldn’t Mean Scapegoating

To eliminate the diversity immigrant visa program due to the crimes of a few would be a great disservice to the many worthy innocent immigrants who rely on the program for a chance at the American dream

The Mouse And The Hole

The Right in Israel retains its rule (because the majority of Israelis are on the Right); the Left retains its hegemony (media, courts) and true power; and the terrorist retains his knife.

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