web analytics


Magdala

In July 2009, when the IAA began a five-month excavation at Magdala, it didn’t expect to find much… until, right beneath a wing of the proposed guesthouse, the top of a buried wall was discovered.

The Spy Who Saved Thousands Of Jews

Some were hysterical. Many wept. All were desperate.

By Any Other Name

Simmy Allen, head of the International Media Division of Yad Vashem, says that there are 300 various spellings, variant names and diminutives for Yaakov.

The Parsha Take-Home Message

The purpose of the mabul was to recreate a world that had been infected with man's evil. After the flood, that changed and the world was no longer affected in the same way by man's actions.

Five Fashion Rules Meant To Be Broken

While fashion rules were relevant at one point, fashion is now making a shift toward celebrating individuality and personal choices as apposed to "approved" trends.

The Rubashkin Saga – VI

The desire to build a social justice program with a huge lucrative potential, required an appalling trigger. Agriprocessors and Rubashkin fulfilled that need

Sukkot Brings Out International Love For Israel

The contrast with the increasing manifestations of international anti-Semitism is stark, and raises the question: What is the source of this incredible and effusive love for Israel from so many different stripes of people?

Caring For Bubbie – A Privilege

Not every family has the merit of caring for elderly grandparents, so instead of resenting the mitzvah, teach your children to embrace it with love.

Virtual Acquisition

Must I give the produce itself or can I just give equivalent money to tzedakah instead?

Daf Yomi

As We Come Closer And Closer ‘… Like The Face Of A Dog’ (Sanhedrin 97a)

Bitachon And Effort: Finding The Balance

Our hishtadlus (efforts) and our bitachon (trust in Hashem) have to be balanced.

The Purpose Of The World

When in the history of the world did all of the nations of the world ever claim that we stole Eretz Yisrael?

Guarantors Who Become Co-borrowers (Siman 77:4)

It is true that having been sued by Shimon, Levi had no choice but to pay off the whole loan.

Challenges

I found myself struggling to understand the rapid fire Hebrew spoken all around me but I forced myself to speak the little Hebrew I knew and slowly I became proficient.

Stephen Paddock Gives Mental Illness A Bad Name

Let's label Paddock for what he was: A diabolically evil person not a person suffering from mental illness.

Conducting The Defense In Capital Punishment Cases (Sanhedrin 32b)

If both sets of witnesses have withstood the rigor of the court’s cross examination, why, one might ask, does the beit din believe the evidence of the second set of witnesses more than the first?

The Supreme Court’s ‘Jewish Seat’

But by no means do all Supreme Court experts agree that there never was a Jewish seat. Two fascinating examples are President Lyndon Johnson and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Religious Liberty For Me But Not For Thee

Rather than aiding bigotry, Trump is standing up for a principle that Jews ought to be defending: Religious liberty

Move Over, Sandy Koufax

While NFL players are running away from their country and refusing to stand during the national anthem, Israel’s professional athletes are doing the complete opposite! They are connecting to their nation and showing just how proud they are to be Jewish.

Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: A Fusion Of Evils

Trump should proclaim that unless Israel’s adversaries are ready to cease their incitement and condemn terrorism, the U.S. will no longer tolerate those who pay lip service to peace while encouraging and financing mass murder.

The Hypocritical Reaction To The President’s Stance On Iran

It will be recalled that JCPOA was adopted as an act of Congress – rather than, as would have been expected, a treaty.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/travel/magdala/2017/10/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: