Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: April 18th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
In complaining that Rosenfeld is trying to silence Jews who disagree with him, Pogrebin at one point compares him to Brandeis donors who withdrew their support from the university after it invited Jimmy Carter to speak.
Posted on: April 12th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Before the arrival of the masses, houses of study, synagogues, and ritual baths were constructed; kosher food was made available, as were other key components to Jewish life.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2007InDepth → Front Page
He turned to the rav to express sincere regret for his needless suffering and to request the honor of a private audience.
Posted on: March 28th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Where is Israel? Where are those who are scattered throughout the Diaspora?
Posted on: March 21st, 2007InDepth → Front Page
One of the most instructive insights into Reagan's connection with Jews relates to the man's Cold War experience - what he saw as literally the fight of the 20th century.
Posted on: March 14th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
These dissidents are truth-tellers, endangered in their homelands, living in exile, strangers in a strange land, so to speak. They have been empowered by their sojourns in the West.
Posted on: March 7th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Celler called FDR's immigration policy "cold and cruel," and accused the State Department of having "a glacier-like attitude" and "a heartbeat muffled in protocol."
Posted on: February 28th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
It isn't fair," whined the donkey to the ox.
Posted on: February 21st, 2007InDepth → Front Page
And they are referring to skilled labor or physical labor, not Torah study. Torah study is a companion to work, not a substitute.
Posted on: February 14th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
When Nietzsche a century ago surveyed his surroundings and proclaimed that "God is dead," he might have in retrospect judged himself only slightly premature.
Posted on: February 7th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
One of the factors that hindered the proper early development of Judaism in America was a lack of qualified religious functionaries.
Posted on: January 31st, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Jews' categorical identification with parties of the Left became commonplace throughout Central and Western Europe. For some, this identification went beyond liberal parties to socialist and communist groups.
Posted on: January 17th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Moshe understands that even though none of the parties to this conflict are Jews, and that he could stand aside and not risk being accused of having caused the evil, his Jewish responsibility is to do what he can to prevent the perpetration of injustice.
Posted on: January 10th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
There is a widespread perception in Israel that Sephardic Jews are more sensible than the rest of us. Sephardim, or "Oriental Jews" as they are commonly if mistakenly called (strictly speaking, the two terms are not interchangeable), tend to shy away from the various manifestations of non-moderation that afflict Ashkenazi or "Western" Jews.
Posted on: January 3rd, 2007InDepth → Front Page
Simply put, Orthodoxy is unwilling to implicitly or explicitly renounce its most basic claim - the uniqueness of its truth, and its central focus that Jewish law is binding.
Posted on: December 27th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Harry Truman, who died 34 years ago this week, has long been considered a hero in the struggle for a Jewish state. The truth is somewhat more complicated.
Posted on: December 20th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Honestly, would we imagine ever not paying the custodian on time? Would we expect the custodian to return to work month after month without receiving his salary?
Posted on: December 13th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Perhaps my gratitude for the chance to bond so intimately with precious souls of a different generation stemmed from having been cheated (by the Nazi vermin) of the privilege of knowing my own grandparents.
Posted on: December 6th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
One of the most well-kept secrets in Flatbush is the Yosef Goldman Collection of American Jewish Books and Manuscripts.
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