In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: December 12th, 2007InDepth → Columns
In recent weeks, there has not been much good news from Israel. Many of us had expected Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign due to the police investigations against him, but he has brazened them out.
Posted on: September 19th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Let me begin by wishing all of my readers a very happy and healthy new year. This past year was filled with many wonderful joys and several sorrows, but we thank Hashem for another year of life.
Posted on: August 29th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour to the Canadian Rockies that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha.
Posted on: August 15th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Our fourth Shabbat was observed in Toronto. My former Chabad chavrusah, Yosef Baruch Spielman, had arranged Shabbat hospitality for us at the home of his niece and nephew, Elisheva and Rabbi Chaim Weinman.
Posted on: August 1st, 2007InDepth → Columns
Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha, to the Canadian Rockies.
Posted on: July 18th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Like many other New Yorkers, during my 35 years of living in Brooklyn, I had rarely traveled outside the tri-state region and had never been to Florida, California, the National Parks or to most states outside the East Coast.
Posted on: May 16th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Israel is celebrating 40 years since the reunification of our holiest city, Jerusalem, and the miraculous victory of the 1967 Six-Day War.
Posted on: May 9th, 2007InDepth → Columns
I recently read a background story about presidential candidate Barack Hussein Obama online in the New York Times, and I seriously began to worry.
Posted on: April 25th, 2007InDepth → Columns
Israel Independence Day is a very special celebration.
Posted on: January 31st, 2007InDepth → Columns
I am upset. I am embarrassed. I am touched by the righteous anger of the average man. I am saddened by the lessons being learned by our children.
Posted on: January 17th, 2007InDepth → Columns
I recently joined an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 current or former Bnei Akiva members for a reunion at the Jerusalem Theater.
Posted on: January 3rd, 2007InDepth → Columns
In 2002, Israel surrounded the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem to restrain a group of 39 Arab terrorist gunmen who were firing at them from inside the church.
Posted on: December 20th, 2006InDepth → Columns
We recently returned to Israel after a short visit to the United States.
Posted on: December 6th, 2006InDepth → Columns
A visit to the United States, while pleasant, often restores for us the excitement of living in Israel and reminds us of why we went to live there in the first place - especially around this time of year.
Posted on: November 8th, 2006InDepth → Columns
I am often amazed by the reaction of world governments to the bullying tactics of the Muslim world.
Posted on: August 9th, 2006InDepth → Columns
Thank G-d Netanyahu is not the prime minister. We live in a strange environment, where the Left can make war and the Right can make peace.
Posted on: August 2nd, 2006InDepth → Columns
I am not sure if many readers understand the severity of a young soldier's life during periods of conflict.
Posted on: June 7th, 2006InDepth → Columns
The new Sanhedrin first met in Tiberius because it was foretold that it would be renewed there and would be relocated to Jerusalem.
Posted on: May 31st, 2006InDepth → Columns
Part I of this article discussed the background and early days of the new Sanhedrin.
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