An Interview with Jeff Daube, the ZOA's Man In Israel
Have you read the blog Jewminicana? If you have, you are already familiar with Aliza Hausman, a recently converted Dominican-American blogger. She blogs about her childhood, upbringing, conversion, and a wide range of other topics. She and her husband, a semichah student at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, also speak about life as a religious interracial couple.
Today is the 15th anniversary of the infamous Sbarro pizza shop bombing, masterminded by Ahlam Tamimi.
As a Jew in Yemen, you live in your own little bubble and don't associate with the world around you.
We take a whole person approach, giving our people assistance with whatever they need.
On his shloshim, I want to discuss a term I've heard countless times about Rav Aharon: Gedol HaDor
Rael Jean Isaac was in the right place at the right time. Forty years ago, she found herself in Israel together with her husband, studying the various activist groups that had sprung up in Israel in the wake of the Six-Day War. Some argued for returning the lands won during the war; others, for keeping them. While researching the different movements for her doctoral thesis, she and her husband met veteran right-wing activist Shmuel Katz. The rest is history.
I recently interviewed Mrs. Tziporah Lifshitz of Maaleh Adumim, Israel about the recent posthumous publication of the book A Day Is A Thousand Years, Human Destiny and the Jewish People, authored by her late father, Dr. Zvi Faier, and edited by Tziporah and her mother, Chaya.
Yishai Fleisher, managing editor of JewishPress.com, appeared on L’Chaim, a show that has been running on ShalomTV for years. “Fear is everywhere,” he told the interviewer, Rabbi Mark Golub. “People go silent when I talk about fear because they realize how much fear they live with…we need to be proud.”
The gaping hole torn in my heart by my son's death was too raw to find solace in any of the memorial events planned by others.
An unlikely collaboration between a Russian Israeli and a Spanish Moroccan has produce films showcasing a variety of general and American Jewish causes.
Commenting on the public’s growing acceptance of challenged individuals, Dr. Hahn says, “Little by little, things are changing.
It was erev Yom Kippur 2002. Earlier that day, Aliza Lavie had read an interview in an Israeli newspaper with Hen Keinan, who lost her mother and baby daughter in a suicide attack in Petach Tikvah the previous May and had since moved to the United States.
When you grow up in a home where your parents went through what my parents went through, you realize that life has to be meaningful. You have to be there for other people.
As mayor of Burlington, Vt., Bernie Sanders publicly inaugurated the Chabad-Lubavitch Public Menorah at Burlington's City Hall.
When Rabbanit Yemima came to address the challah bakers, she was joined at the podium by the kallah who received a bracha not just from her, but from the 900 participants as well.
As time went on, he lagged behind in the usual milestones of walking and talking.
In recent years, there has been a big push to grow and develop American Football here in Israel.
For his latest book, City College’s William Helmreich walked 120,960 blocks – in other words, nearly every block of New York’s five boroughs.
So the personality of the leader is really a moot question.