Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Op-Eds
Across Europe, the lid has come off the demons repressed for a few decades after the Holocaust.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013Sections → Sports → Baseball Insider
The year 1973 was an interesting one indeed. Forty years ago, the Conservative movement’s commission on law and standards adopted a new regulation admitting women into the traditional minyan.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013Judaism → Columns → Lessons In Emunah
I recently heard a Pirkei Avos shiur in which the speaker said that our spiritual DNA derives from our patriarchs and matriarchs. The great tests they withstood and for which they gained ever greater prominence was witnessed by the Jews who followed them, many of whom succeeded in overcoming great challenges as well. It seems that an individual’s great effort helps the spiritual strength kick in.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Editorial
The one constant in the West’s confrontation with Iran over the latter’s nuclear program has been the Iranians’ success at delaying any American acknowledgement that the diplomatic phase may have finally run its course. All the while, of course, Iran has steadily progressed in its march toward a nuclear weapons capacity.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Editorial
The ability of al Qaeda to so threaten a wide expanse of the U.S. diplomatic mission as to force the closing of our diplomatic posts in parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia is truly remarkable. This is especially so given the president’s constant refrain that as the result of his efforts, al Qaeda is on the run and in steep decline.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Monitor
Oscar “Ossie” Schectman, who scored the first basket in the history of the league that evolved into the National Basketball Association, died last week at age 94.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Aaron Klein
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
Among the various Holocaust-related events marking their 70th anniversary this year – including the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, the Nazis’ failed assault on Stalingrad, and a Washington march by 400 rabbis who urged President Roosevelt to rescue Europe’s Jews – what stands out for author Jud Newborn is the White Rose episode.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013InDepth → Front Page
With the constant drumbeat of articles about “Orthodox” female rabbis appearing in the media almost weekly – essentially the same articles making the same points to the same eager audience, all to make the phenomenon of such “rabbis” seem commonplace – it is important to take a step back and examine how we arrived at this destination.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013Sections → Community → Community Currents
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → The "Peace" Process
JERUSALEM – With the next round of Israeli-Palestinian Authority peace negotiations scheduled for next week in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet has voted in favor of a “priority building zone” list. The plan favors increased construction to existing settlements across Judea and Samaria over well-known, economically deprived cities inside the Green Line.
Posted on: August 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
WASHINGTON – Israeli settler leader Dani Dayan has made it his mission over the years to warn members of Congress, particularly Republicans, of the dangers to Israel should it negotiate with Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority.
Posted on: August 5th, 2013News & Views → Obituaries
Monday, Tu B’Av (July 22), marked the 23rd yahrzeit of late Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht, a world-renowned communal rabbi and chinuch activist who inspired many with his books and talks. Rabbi Hecht had a unique relationship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and carried out many important missions and projects at his directive.
Posted on: August 2nd, 2013Kidz → Midrash Stories
Chazal posed the following questions to Eliyahu HaNavi: “Why are some of our pious people so poverty stricken? Doesn’t G-d answer the prayers of tzadikim?”
Posted on: August 2nd, 2013Kidz → Gamez → Crossword Puzzle
Posted on: August 2nd, 2013Food → Recipes
Summer dinners are blissfully easy. Who doesn't enjoy a good bbq? All kids seem to love chicken and hot dogs, and pretty much anything served up with a side of fries will be devoured. Once it's back to school and the grill is put away, dinner time becomes somewhat of a dreaded chore. Next time you are left with the question, "What's for Dinner?" whip up one of these deliciously easy dinners and instead of worrying about meal planning, simply enjoy family time around the table!
Posted on: August 2nd, 2013Sections → Magazine → Potpourri
They may call them the dog days of summer, but for me August is the best part of the steamy season. The nights are just a tad cooler, those home grown tomatoes and cucumbers are finally ready to be enjoyed, and while there is that secret thrill of getting those school bus passes in the mail (for us parents, at least), there is still plenty of time to enjoy summer and all of its glorious opportunities.
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