Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: December 16th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
After several dates, when she sensed the “chicken killer” was about to propose, my grandmother beat a hasty retreat, remarking to her aunts that one day longer with him and she would have become a vegetarian.
Posted on: December 9th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Chanukah tells of a powerful story of light over darkness, when a small Hasmonean band of Jewish soldiers defeated a vastly larger, better trained, and better equipped Seleucid (Syrian-Greek) force. As we know, the struggle was not primarily militaristic in nature. The main objective for Mattisyahu, Yehuda, and their followers was to eradicate from their […]
Posted on: December 2nd, 2015InDepth → Front Page
On Chanukah it is we who provide the illumination. We cause light to come into the world. Darkness forces us, so to speak, to search for the Source of the eternal light emanating from the Creator.
Posted on: November 25th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Kissinger was viewed by many as a self-hating Jew who turned on his father and his people by consistently acting in a manner inimical to Jewish interests.
Posted on: November 18th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
“Remember, you are sixteen!” she said, reminding her of the cutoff for unaccompanied passengers wishing to work in America.
Posted on: November 11th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Prayers are the mighty and powerful weapons of the Jewish people. There is no substitute for our weapons, our prayers.
Posted on: November 4th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
I’ve learned that though pulpit rabbis all have basic roles, they can be as diverse in their calling as they are in their personalities.
Posted on: October 28th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
At a time when many Jews changed their names and joined churches to deflect anti-Semitism and to facilitate assimilation into American society, Isidor did not deny his heritage; indeed, he embraced it.
Posted on: October 21st, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The target of her investigation is the Orthodox community, and WNYC’s denying it an equal voice to defend itself was unfair – and bad journalism to boot.
Posted on: October 14th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Rabbi Yehuda responded, "If you didn't know him personally, it is impossible for you to fully appreciate his loss." I heartily agreed.
Posted on: October 8th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
“Not only will I have to stop studying when I get married, I'll die a slow death if I end up like that,” she told Marium. “Better Tateh should just kill me and be done with it.”
Posted on: October 1st, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Levine offered the Columbia to Lindbergh for $15,000, but insisted that, as a non-negotiable condition of the sale, he retain the right to designate the crew for what would surely be a historic flight.
Posted on: September 22nd, 2015InDepth → Front Page
This is not the only time in Jewish ritual where we demonstrate that as Jews we have a clear interest in involving the world at large in our avodah.
Posted on: September 17th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Whether the victim of our deeds is another person or Hashem (or both), we need to be able to express our regret clearly and without condition.
Posted on: September 9th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
When they fight against us, it is because they are waging war against the Jewish idea.
Posted on: September 2nd, 2015InDepth → Front Page
As the First Zionist Congress was indisputably one of the seminal events in modern Jewish history, it is not surprising that it became the subject of some of the most beloved, beautiful, and rare Rosh Hashanah cards ever created.
Posted on: August 26th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Many people view a letter or manuscript by a chassidic rebbe or the Chofetz Chaim as intrinsically holy.
Posted on: August 19th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The Second Commonwealth ended due to causeless hatred, sinas chinam, the ultimate lack of respect in one another.
Posted on: August 12th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The concept for Curious George began with a story about Raffy, a lonesome giraffe who befriends nine monkeys, the youngest of whom is named Fifi.
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