Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: January 25th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
It is not uncommon for Observant Jews to want to be buried in Eretz Yisroel.
Posted on: January 18th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Conspiracism is probably best characterized as a form of mental illness.
Posted on: November 23rd, 2005InDepth → Front Page
Rabbi Dr. Bernard Drachman (1861 - 1945)
Posted on: October 19th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
A number of weeks ago I received an email from someone asking me to consider writing an article about yeshiva high school students and college education.
Posted on: September 7th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
On the eve of the unilateral Gaza withdrawal, Ariel Sharon explained his action to the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot:
Posted on: August 3rd, 2005InDepth → Front Page
If judged only by what is heard on his White House tapes, Richard Nixon, who resigned the presidency 31 years ago this week, appears to have been a man obsessed with Jews, stewing in negative feelings, never hesitating to use the crudest of slurs.
Posted on: June 15th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
You glance through your mail, and there it is - an invitation to a simcha. It could be a chasuna ora Bar Mitzvah.
Posted on: May 11th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
They are not the Jews of bagels and lox brunches with the Sunday New York Times.
Posted on: April 6th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
Whatever happened to Jewish baseball players? Not that they're an extinct species - several Jews are currently playing in the major leagues or working their way through the minors - but Jewish baseball fans will tell you the present-day crop is relatively unaccomplished and unknown.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2005InDepth → Front Page
There is an old Swazi legend about a beautiful maiden who fell in love with a handsome warrior.
Posted on: February 9th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
In "The Case for Secular Studies in Yeshivas" (front-page essay, Nov. 19, 2004) I outlined my thoughts about problems yeshivas are having with general studies and suggested changes.
Posted on: February 2nd, 2005InDepth → Front Page
Much of childhood is spent in illusion. We grow up imagining things not as they are, but as we wish them to be.
Posted on: January 5th, 2005InDepth → Front Page
Months after the Frankfurt Book Fair was accused of displaying anti-Semitic Arab literature, organizers of the world's most glamorous publishing event are still bitter about the allegations.
Posted on: December 29th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
The political interference by the rabbis is getting more and more unbearable.
Posted on: December 22nd, 2004InDepth → Front Page
One cannot think of Yiddishkeit in Elizabeth, New Jersey, without at the same time recalling the community's longtime leader, Harav Mordechai Pinchas Teitz, zt"l.
Posted on: December 15th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
It was the Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving. Downtown offices in Washington had emptied out for the weekend.
Posted on: December 1st, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Prologue: Oct. 2004. I am sitting at my desk holding a new book in my hands. It has just come from the printer.
Posted on: November 17th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
"When I was in the illustrious city of Vilna in the presence of the Rav, the light, the great Gaon, my master and teacher, the light of the eyes of the exile, the renowned pious one (may Hashem protect and save him) Rav Eliyahu, in the month of Teves 5538 [January 1778], I heard from his holy mouth that according to what a person is lacking in knowledge of the "other wisdoms," correspondingly he will be lacking one hundred portions in the wisdom of the Torah, because the Torah and the 'other wisdoms' are inextricably linked together ..."
Posted on: November 10th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
In the October 7, 2004 issue of The New York Review of Books, Rob Malley, who was part of the U.S. team at Camp David, reviewed Dennis Ross's book on the peace process (The Missing Peace) and came to a conclusion very different from Ross.
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