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.
Some were hysterical. Many wept. All were desperate.
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 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.
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 desire to build a social justice program with a huge lucrative potential, required an appalling trigger. Agriprocessors and Rubashkin fulfilled that need
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?
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.
Must I give the produce itself or can I just give equivalent money to tzedakah instead?
As We Come Closer And Closer
‘… Like The Face Of A Dog’
Our hishtadlus (efforts) and our bitachon (trust in Hashem) have to be balanced.
When in the history of the world did all of the nations of the world ever claim that we stole Eretz Yisrael?
It is true that having been sued by Shimon, Levi had no choice but to pay off the whole loan.
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.
Let's label Paddock for what he was: A diabolically evil person not a person suffering from mental illness.
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?
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.
Rather than aiding bigotry, Trump is standing up for a principle that Jews ought to be defending: Religious liberty
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.
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.
It will be recalled that JCPOA was adopted as an act of Congress – rather than, as would have been expected, a treaty.
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