Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
Posted on: July 2nd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
At a minimum, every child in our yeshivas needs to be taught how important it is, to the Jewish people and Israel, to utilize their right to vote and to cast an informed vote in every local, state and national election.
Posted on: June 25th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
The risks were great, but certain death awaited them if they remained. The gamble paid off, though the family was separated for the next four years of the war.
Posted on: June 18th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
What I cannot concede is the honesty of a reporter who cites a study in support of a proposition without telling his readers that the study actually concluded the opposite.
Posted on: June 12th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
My primary interest was in providing for my community, both spiritually and physically.
Posted on: June 3rd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
As a guide to others and a foremost member of the Great Assembly, Ezra provided strong leadership and a moral conscience to a people that had lost its way.
Posted on: May 28th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Beyond the severe discomfort there was also the danger of getting sunk by enemy submarines prowling the seas.
Posted on: May 21st, 2014InDepth → Front Page
While grateful not to be returned to Germany, the passengers understood they were still in the middle of a danger zone.
Posted on: May 14th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
For our purposes, we will focus on Jewish-related subjects and call it “What’s Your Jewish Perspective?”
Posted on: May 7th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
First, we want to be sure that the company is answering a real need; that the company is solving a real big problem.
Posted on: April 30th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
“Fulfill my requests for good, grant my request, be mindful of us for deliverance and compassion...remember us for a good, long life…give us bread to eat, clothes to wear...”
Posted on: April 24th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
R. Hadaya strongly argues in favor of establishing a festive day in commemoration of the establishment of the state of Israel.
Posted on: April 14th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Perhaps worse than all the above is the acute lack of unity among Jews
Posted on: April 9th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Too often, as parents and teachers, we think it means talking at our children, delivering to them good and worthy content that they should simply hear and assimilate into their minds and hearts.
Posted on: April 2nd, 2014InDepth → Front Page
We now are in the season of advocacy of preschool, referring specifically to the education of children who are four years old.
Posted on: March 26th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
During much of the 20th century, elite American colleges and universities carefully policed their admission gates to restrict the entry of Jews. Like its Big Brothers – Harvard, Yale and Princeton – Wellesley College, where I taught history between 1971 and 2010, designed admission policy to perpetuate a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant elite.
Posted on: March 19th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
I can testify from experience, however, that despite such experience and/or training, top-tier leaders often begin their tasks unprepared for the rigors of their new position, particularly when the experience and training focused on instructional leadership (such as classroom observation and curriculum) rather than organizational stewardship and management.
Posted on: March 12th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
The unwarranted hatred among us that caused the destruction of the Second Temple clearly still plagues us.
Posted on: March 5th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
In the course of the ages there wasn’t a Jewish community more convinced of its capacity for survival than the Jewish community of Hungary in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Posted on: February 26th, 2014InDepth → Front Page
Halpert doesn’t know why he was fired, and YU apparently won’t explain
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