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Rabbi Dr. Leo Jung: A Leading Light Of 20th-Century Modern Orthodoxy

With his combination of yeshiva and secular education, he was the ideal person to articulate Orthodox Judaism to a generation of Upper West Side, American-born men and women eager to accommodate Judaism with American culture and values.

The Beauty Of Jewish Unity

After each Yom Tov, we walk away with a renewed connection to our families that carries us over from festival to festival, from year to year, generation to generation.

A Little Clarification, Mr. Rosenstein

He should clarify how far afield from the basic issue of Russian interference the special prosecutor may roam in the course of trying to prove his case.

Expanding Jerusalem: Time To Incentivize Peace Talks

With this in mind, the Greater Jerusalem proposal could be the vehicle to turn things around.

The OU Women’s Initiative

Another goal is the establishment of community learning programs to promote regular contact and exchanges among women in their communities.

The Significance Of The Balfour Declaration

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.

Rachel Imeinu

Each tear of our mother Rachel nurtures in our, her children’s, consciousness the sense of “smallness.” She “nurses” us with her tears.

‘Israelis Are Ambitious About Saving Anyone’s Life’: An Interview with Sheba Medical Center Director...

There were hundreds of thousands of people wounded and all of them needed our care. We felt our mission was to restore hope for the people of Haiti.

Confronting The Jewish Community’s Opioid Crisis

Approximately 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain ultimately misuse them and about 80 percent of people who use heroin first misused prescription opioids.

Wellness In The Orthodox Community – Gymies And The Space

I think Gymies’ success and the opening of the Space has to do with a worldwide trend toward leading a more wholesome life.

Cheshvan – Principle #3: Make Peace With Food

The prevailing theory of weight loss tells us that sticking to a diet should be easy: If you keep to your allotted food plan, drink eights cups of water daily, and steel yourself against the foods which tempt you, you’ll succeed.

Names, Shames, Stereotypes, And Blames

My name. “Harvey” has been getting a bad rap in the media lately, but it doesn’t bother me because I know wiser minds look at the person behind the name rather than the name itself.

Turn That Frown Upside Down

The Orchot Tzaddikim writes that when we do a mitzvah with a smile, it is worth a thousand times more than when we do it without one. So, with an easy and pleasant investment, the reward is immense

Israel’s ‘New Conditions’ Are 20 Years Old — And The PA Already Accepted Them

The only reason Netanyahu is bringing up “new conditions” is because they are in fact "old promises" from agreements two decades old that were never kept by the PA

A Huge Crowd Of Lonely People

Recently, I came upon research about today’s teenagers – the first generation to have grown up with smartphones – that is really quite alarming.

Seize the Moment!

Why does it sometimes feel as if we spend most of our professional lives fixing problems rather than enhancing and improving?

The Unmerciful Doctor

I’ll pay you whether you cure her or kill her, shouted the loyal husband.

Shevi’s Journey – Chapter V

Feeling like an inflated, swollen beach ball, I clumsily tried to follow along.

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

The Jews had traded in the traditional religion-based anti-Semitism of the Church for something new and more dangerous: a secular anti-Semitism based upon race, genetics, and economics.

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