I felt as if I were on a conveyor belt that moved us from plane to shuttle to luggage pick-up to passports – and then to freedom and humid air.
Tsipora yearned for grandparents, to call someone "Savta or Saba." She was jealous of her friends who spent Shabbat at aunts or uncles.
Everyone was relieved when the first shipment of new and improved Shpielmans was delivered in time for Chanukah 2016 and sold under the Glatt Play brand.
The State of Israel was declared in 1948. I was seven years old. I didn’t know or understand what a State was, or what it meant for Jews. ... Most American Jews were grateful for President Truman’s recognition of the new State, yet were concerned.
It is amazing when you think that these men, women and children, who lived for months or years not knowing if they would survive another day, went on to live into their eighties, nineties – some even became centenarians.
The question is not why all the Jews did not fight, but how so many of them did.
Prof. Wyman’s studies led him to realize how little Christians in America did in response to news of the raging Holocaust, and that shook him to his core.
We should certainly object to exploitation and harsh working conditions, but to object to work makes no sense whatsoever.
What about the Gemara that says you can squeeze out a cluster of grapes on Erev Shabbos and make Kiddush on Shabbos? They said that’s only if you didn’t treat the grape juice chemically to prevent it from fermenting.
It would have been so simple to save him. The doctor lived only two blocks away, but no one called him. That’s when I realized that every single day people die waiting for an ambulance.
Putin is reported to have personally ordered the assassination of a former Soviet intelligence agent in the UK. They have no way of knowing such a fact – because it isn’t a fact, and it makes no sense.
Women are going to bring Moshiach. There are things I have to do. Times are changing and I must do it!
“No country in the history of the world ever contributed more to the welfare of humankind in such a short period of time than Israel,” affirms the longtime professor, lawyer and author, soon to turn 80.
There is a growing number on the right that doesn’t like to talk about the bad things Poles did in the past.
Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to the United States Elin Suleymanov discusses Jerusalem, Iran and its strong ties with Israel
At a pace of about once every two weeks, we thwart a specific terror attack somewhere in the world. So people tend to be thankful about that.
How did a teenage Torah genius, armed only with the Word of God, survive so many near-death experiences?
Unable to find employment, Irena could not afford to feed her children every day, so they became sickly and malnourished.
I liked the promise of a new future, but I didn’t understand why it had to be anti-Zionist or anti-Jewish.
I understood that if I don’t get involved to represent the younger generation and fight for what we believe in, no one will do it instead of us.
It’s scandalous. Purim is supposed to be a celebration of kabalas haTorah, accepting the Torah.
As a result of the Arafat scandal, a congressional committee commissioned a study of the museum’s management.
At that point, I think I did go into some kind of emotional depression. I lost the way I connected to God. It’s something I didn’t realize I lost until I found it again, living here in Israel.
Britain was so undermanned and under-armed at this point that a Jewish army of 50,000-100,000 soldiers could have made a significant military impact.
It is a beautiful tribute to his memory that their deepest memories are of him learning and teaching Torah. And that truly was his life.