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The World’s Oldest Man

Abraham and Holocaust survivors shared the commitment to first building the future and only then allowing themselves to remember the past. That is what Abraham did in this week’s parsha.

The Jewish Journey

Avraham and Sarah ended up in the land of Canaan. Canaan? The most debased and decadent society! Yet, there Avraham and Sarah build their destiny and shape world history. Canaan actually held the key to Avraham and Sarah's redemption.

Aaron Judge, Jose Altuve, And More

I enjoyed watching the Yankees this year with their young players like Judge and Gary Sanchez.

Who Killed Chaim Arlosoroff?

The Reich, which considered Eretz Yisrael a suitable dumping ground for ridding itself of Jewish refugees and “misfits,” sought to bolster the weak German economy by reaping a financial windfall through a payoff from Zionist leaders.

G-d, Do You Love me?

Everyone wants to feel loved and accepted. Everyone wants to feel respected and honored. But what about the people who are never noticed?

A Visit To Chevron

It is both disconcerting and reassuring to sit in a bulletproof bus. The double glass, which is impossible to really clean, doesn’t lend itself to photography, so I thought I’d relax on the journey.

That Visa Lottery

Is it “cynical politics,” as some claimed last week, when a president resolves to attack a palpable problem at its source?

Middle East Flash Point?

The key would seem to be that with the Russian efforts against ISIS in Iraq and Syria came the embedding of a vast Russian military presence.

No Impartial Observer: Jimmy Carter and the Israel-Egypt Peace Accord

For those with eyes to see, there were hints during the 1976 campaign of the troubles to come.

Rabbi Meir Kahane: Noble And Iconoclastic Firebrand

A tribute to the great Rav and longtime columnist for the Jewish Press. May his memory be a blessing and may we learn from his prescient teachings.

Freezer Friendly And Make Ahead Breakfasts

I love to browse, but does anyone really need a dedicated watermelon knife? A flavor injector? A 3-egg microwave cooker?

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

Because of the development of printing, female literacy gained some momentum, and a whole genre of women's Yiddish books was created.

Innie Or Outie? The Value Of Introversion

Introverts are people who prefer to be alone, enjoying the lack of stimulation and noise. On the other hand, extroverts thrive off of other people’s conversation and energy.

A Torah-Sharpened Mind

No, it is not so, I am an honest and God-fearing Jew. Because of this I returned your lost wallet to you. If you do not wish to give me the reward I gladly waive all right to it. I only ask that you do not accuse me falsely.

Aging Gracefully, Yay Or Nay?

So, can you safely take expired medications and achieve the desired results?

Audrey Azoulay: The First Jewish Director-General of UNESCO

In a shocking move, UNESCO's Executive Board voted 30 to 28 in favor of the Jew Azoulay against the Arab Abdulaziz al-Kawari!

Why Are Former State Department Officials Who Pressured Israel Speaking At A Zionist Event?

The Balfour Declaration affirmed the Jewish right to the Land of Israel. Yet lead conference speakers, Miller and Ross, have devoted much of their professional lives to undermining and restricting Israel’s rights to Jerusalem and Judea-Samaria.

The Torah Legacy Of Rabbi Nosson Scherman

A compilation of essays that originally appeared as overviews to ArtScroll’s commentaries on the Book of Bereishis, all authored by one of the greatest Torah commentators of our time, Rabbi Nosson Scherman.

Focusing On Jewish Continuity In An Age Of Uncertainty

The author shares a needed dose of reality. "We’ve neglected to pass along a critical component of living as a Jew: Life doesn’t come with guarantees."

The Greater Jerusalem Law Saga

The objective of the Greater Jerusalem Law was to bolster the weakening demographic status of Israel's capital city and to "restore Jerusalem as the symbol and heart of the Jewish nation."

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