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‘Golda Meir Could See Right To The Heart Of An Issue’: An Interview with...

People thought of her as this soft America girl. So she worked harder than anybody on the kibbutz – until her hands were rough and practically bleeding – to show her dedication.

Prayers For The Czar – But Not For Israeli Soldiers?

No, it is not to such bloodthirsty jackals that we look to understand why terrorist incidents in Israel have significantly decreased since the early- and mid-2000s.

The Confidence Cure

A final way to build self-esteem in your children and your family is simply to tell each other when you enjoy each other’s company.

Beyond The Paint

Breslov chassidus is well-known for its focus on hisbodedus, solitary contemplation. For Yehoshua this means sometimes going into the forest to paint.

The Soulful Guitar Of Neil Seidel Discovering His Destiny Through Music

And just as he had for so many other souls, Shlomo awakened in Neil "some spark of lost Jewishness."

Anniversary Of A Night Of Infamy

Kristallnacht marked a turning point for the more than half million German Jews.

Mason Jars: As Novel As Ever, 159 Years Later

Mason jars were invented in 1858 by Philadelphia tinsmith John Landis Mason. What made them unique was their two-part metal lid, the rubber-rimmed screw top ensures the safety of canned foods through a reliable vacuum seal.

A Book That Frames Our Faith And Addresses Our Questions

A hearty recommendation for "Reason to Believe," not only for those who struggle with our religion and faith but it will enhance the understanding of those without questions of faith.

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

I decided to re-create a chicken and broccoli dish without the sauce being too heavy or sweet. This dish is a crowd pleaser and a great supper idea.

Dear Dr. Yael

There are dire repercussions for ignoring the Talmudic prohibition of talking in shul.

Steps Along The Way

Fast forward to 1977. Larry had already begun to become observant while in graduate school. When his PhD research flopped that year, Larry decided to pack his bags and headed to Eretz Yisrael to work on a kibbutz.

Even ‘Observant’ Families Need The Cleansing Force Of Torah

To create the Torah lives we want, we ALL need life coaches: rabbis and teachers who are willing to address our failings. More important, we must be willing to accept their admonishment with an open heart and appreciation,

Trust…When It Counts

Avraham’s message to Eliezer was: You are my CEO. I trust you with my possessions and my material wealth, with the blessings of this world – but not with my spiritual future or the spiritual future of my progeny. That is why he made Eliezer take the oath.

Avraham’s Destiny

The real question is not why Lot returned to Sodom, but why Avraham endangered his entire historic mission to save him. The answer: Avraham did not only go to war to save Lot; he also went to SAVE his mission which Lot’s capture placed in jeopardy.

Is Compromise An Admission? (Siman 77:7)

The lender who sued must hold half of what he collected on trust for the other lender.

Q & A: Where To Light Shabbat Candles? (Part II)

Question: My husband and I are frequent Shabbos guests at our children’s homes nearby. Where should I light Shabbos candles – in my home or theirs? Name Withheld

Incarceration Under Jewish Law (Sanhedrin 81b)

The authority to incarcerate a person and deny freedom in certain situations is part of halacha le Moshe Mi’Sinai, the Oral Law conveyed by God to Moshe and by Moshe to the people of Israel.

Shira Shirim

I told her not to do anything or say anything and I immediately called Rabbi Gerlitzky, the Lubavitcher Rebbe's shaliach in Tel Aviv and a dear friend of the family. I told him the story.

The Phone Call

If Hashem wants a person to have something, he will have it, and no one in the world can take away what is coming to to him.

The Hand Of God

The owner searched every which way he could but he could not understand why the company’s finances suddenly took a dive.

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