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Morris Scherer (left) and Henry Stern (middle), brothers-in-law of Kurt Lion (right), pose for a photo shortly after Kurt’s arrival in New York.
 

Posted on: May 6th, 2015

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Each craved more out life and within a few months they’d mastered English, received their high school equivalencies, and begun climbing the rungs of the ladder of the American Dream.

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Posted on: April 29th, 2015

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Jews thank Hashem at every step. We thank Him for our most basic physical existence. We thank Hashem for every step, for every breath, for every aspect of our elevation from the dust.

Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
 

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015

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We must create an atmosphere of complete intolerance for such conduct, while reminding our children that we can take pride in our unique and distinctive purpose without knocking others.

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Posted on: April 15th, 2015

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Understanding the process described in Dayenu reveals deep relevance for us today.

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Posted on: April 8th, 2015

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There was not a word in the story to convey that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and before him Yasir Arafat, rejected Israeli peace offers that would have curtailed settlement expansion and removed some outlying settlements.

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A still from recently unearthed FoxMovieTone Film
 

Posted on: April 1st, 2015

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We are grateful to Hashem that we have been privileged to institute this program and that over the years we have experienced tremendous siyata d’shmaya, with the program spreading throughout the world and its membership rapidly rising.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
 

Posted on: March 25th, 2015

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There is something quite distinctive about the biblical approach to time.

Sarah Aaronsohn
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2015

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The Turks, believing Absalom was a spy, tortured him but he did not give them any information.

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Marvin Schick
 

Posted on: March 11th, 2015

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My guess is that most yeshiva students also winged it or cut corners because they, too, had rather onerous schedules.

Pruzansky-Steven-NEW
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

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Pesach is a Torah-based holiday whose fundamental observances are rooted in Torah law; Purim is a rabbinic holiday whose laws and customs are grounded in the rabbinic tradition.

PURIM!
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2015

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A central concept in any discussion about happiness is achieving clarity. “Ain simcha ela k’hataras hasefeikos” – there is no joy as that experienced with the removal of doubt.

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Dr. Yitzchok Levine
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2015

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I happen to believe that for a couple to spend a few years in kollel is a wonderful way to start a marriage.

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Posted on: February 11th, 2015

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We had heard bits and pieces of stories about the war years, but they were vague recollections of a young girl and other family members and we weren’t sure if they were real or imagined.

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Posted on: February 4th, 2015

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Our current feature consists of two parts: (1) Israel and Jewish politics and (2) Jewish organizations.

Sarah Schenirer
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2015

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Great leaders like Miriam and like Sarah Schenirer possess the capacity to challenge the status quo that confronts them.

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Rose Lion
 

Posted on: January 21st, 2015

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“These are good matzah balls,” my aunt Robertine would say, but her sister Irma would counter “No, not compared to Mama’s. They were always so light yet they never fell apart.”

Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.
 

Posted on: January 14th, 2015

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King was particularly concerned about the growing defamatory characterization of Zionism as racism, and he opposed the anti-Zionism in the “Black Power” movement.

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Posted on: January 7th, 2015

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We shed many tears and had endless discussions as to what had gone wrong. What did we do or fail to do that caused our son to distance himself from what we viewed as so beautiful and meaningful?

Knesset
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2014

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For nearly sixty-five years national self-definition has been the skeleton in the closet of Israeli politics and culture.

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Posted on: December 24th, 2014

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He ruthlessly crushed the revolt, and, despite lacking official Roman sanction, ordered the rebel leaders put to death without trial.

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