A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: July 1st, 2015InDepth → Front Page
In addition to the palace’s tremendous size it was home to the “hanging gardens,” which were counted among the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Posted on: June 24th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Any number of false narratives regarding the reason the Beatles did not perform at Ramat Gan continue to circulate, ranging from a dispute between Ori and another music promoter, Giora Godik, to the recalcitrance of Golda Meir.
Posted on: June 17th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
In a 1936 majority opinion, Supreme Court Justice George Sutherland said that the president is “the sole organ of the federal government in the field of international relations.”
Posted on: June 10th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
It will be hard for many to accept that some of Golda's gems may not have come from Golda's mouth
Posted on: June 3rd, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Israel is not the only issue that has drawn Jews closer to conservative Christians in recent decades. The culture wars have played a significant role as well.
Posted on: May 28th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The establishment of Hebrew University was a cause much beloved to Einstein who in 1923, during what would be his only trip to Eretz Yisrael, delivered the university’s inaugural lecture on Har Hatzofim (Mt. Scopus) and, discussing the theory of relativity, spoke the first few sentences of his address in Hebrew.
Posted on: May 20th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The reaction is so strong that nine times out of ten, parents engage in some form of coping mechanism before arriving at a level of acceptance of a special-needs diagnosis.
Posted on: May 15th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Some of the president’s defenders took to arguing that the overwhelming majority of German military personnel interred in Bitburg were regular Wehrmacht soldiers who died on the battlefield and likely were not involved in atrocities against civilians.
Posted on: May 6th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: April 29th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: April 22nd, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: April 15th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
Understanding the process described in Dayenu reveals deep relevance for us today.
Posted on: April 8th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: April 1st, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: March 25th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
There is something quite distinctive about the biblical approach to time.
Posted on: March 18th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
The Turks, believing Absalom was a spy, tortured him but he did not give them any information.
Posted on: March 11th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
My guess is that most yeshiva students also winged it or cut corners because they, too, had rather onerous schedules.
Posted on: March 4th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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.
Posted on: February 25th, 2015InDepth → Front Page
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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