To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: November 19th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
You can’t say “Jewish French,” “Jewish British,” “Jewish Italian.” They are “French Jews,” “British Jews,” and “Italian Jews” – because they’re seen as Jews first and residents or citizens of their countries second.
Posted on: November 12th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Where did this incredible strength come from? What drove these Jews, who had nearly lost all of their national identity and spiritual connectivity, to risk their lives by standing up against one of the strongest and most fearsome governments of its time?
Posted on: November 5th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
This marked the first time I experienced the palpable sense of living, breathing history in my hands. “This is actually for sale?” I asked. “But how do I know it’s real?”
Posted on: October 29th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
To say he was beloved because of the way he loved his students does not sufficiently capture the reality.
Posted on: October 22nd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
While not all criticism of Israel stemmed from anti-Semitism, Podhoretz contends the level of animosity towards Israel rises exponentially the farther left one moved along the spectrum.
Posted on: October 14th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Does it not seem ironic that just on the day all of Israel is joyously celebrating another year of having concluded the public reading of the entire Pentateuch, we must mournfully and even tearfully commemorate the death of the individual who imparted to us God’s Torah in the first place?
Posted on: October 7th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Of all the Jewish holidays, I would say Sukkos is far and away the least appreciated.
Posted on: October 1st, 2014InDepth → Front Page
In the recent Gaza war and its aftermath, we saw a totally illogical reaction from the world.
Posted on: September 23rd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Rav Shlomo Wolbe states that every member of Klal Yisrael is dependent on the entire nation just as a leaf depends on the tree from which it grows.
Posted on: September 17th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Rather than serving as a deterrent against terrorist attacks, Israel’s military strength and capabilities are instead looked at as an unfair advantage in the asymmetrical war in which it finds itself.
Posted on: September 10th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
You’re not going to change public opinion. The media are so biased you can’t get your story through. But what counts is America.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Although I was not a Zionist, like most others I knew in Agudath Israel in which I was active, I was zionistic.
Posted on: August 27th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
While there is no formula that will work for everyone, there are some strategies that if followed carefully and consistently can help our children – and us – gain the most from the upcoming school year.
Posted on: August 20th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
The world wars caused unimaginable anguish for the Jews but God also scripted a great glory for our people.
Posted on: August 13th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Times reporter Anne Barnard reported (7/15) that Israel was to blame (so her Palestinian sources asserted) for its continued “occupation” of Gaza – which, Barnard failed to note, ended nearly a decade ago.
Posted on: August 6th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
I understand how two governments can negotiate a ceasefire, but terrorists by definition are not playing by the same rules as you are.
Posted on: July 30th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
For breaking his oath of allegiance, Tzidkiyahu was forced to witness the death of his sons before he himself was blinded and exiled to Babylon.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
The anti-Israel camp does not need to win America fully to its side. Merely to neutralize it would radically alter the balance of power and put Israel in great jeopardy.
Posted on: July 16th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Our rabbis told us it’s going to be very difficult before Mashiach comes. Should we fool ourselves?
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