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Shimon Peres, a Leader for All Seasons

Shimon Peres was both a man of principle and of pragmatism. He understood that morality required the strength to defend it,

On The Bookshelf

Aside from my own 485-page tome on the subject, Red Army, I think Jamie Glazov did an excellent job at framing things in United in Hate: The Left's Romance with Tyranny and Terror.

The Heart Of Kiruv

The yeshiva rents apartments for the boys in the city so that they are also live among the secular citizens.

‘Our Goal Is To Connect Jews To Their Land’: An Interview with Jerusalem Councilman Arieh...

We see pictures of mosques, monuments for terrorists, illegal schools, and hundreds of apartments being built on Jewish land without repercussions. We are losing Jewish property, so it is up to us to protect it.

Helping The Jews Of Marine Park

During the day, Shea Rubenstein works in real estate development. In the evenings he helps run the Jewish Community Council of Marine Park, an organization he helped establish, to meet the needs of the local community, as its executive vice president.

Turning Minuses Into Pluses

Rarely successful in the classroom, Simcha used his brilliant mind to teach himself anything he was interested in.

A Lifetime of Achievement, From New York to Beer Sheva

After reaching the pinnacle of the American medical profession by the age of 30, Glick packed it all up for the opportunity to build the Jewish state. Ahead of his latest award ceremony, Glick sat with The Jewish Press to talk about Israel, medicine and everything in between

Could Americans In Israel Elect The Next President?

A grassroots, Israeli-based voter registration organization maintains that eligible American voters in the Jewish state could significantly impact the results of next Tuesday's race for the White House.

Steven Hill’s Mission imPossible

Steve felt himself drawn by the spirit that moved them. The spark that had been kindled in the shul in Seattle became a fire that would not be quenched – that demanded to be fed.

A Labor Of Love

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.

‘Adolescence Is An Invention Of The West’: An Interview With Noted Psychologist Dr. Robert...

We should certainly object to exploitation and harsh working conditions, but to object to work makes no sense whatsoever.

The Incredible Genesis Of Israel’s Air Force: An Interview with Author Robert Gandt

Israel’s fighter pilots shot down 24 hostile airplanes in air-to-air combat during the war without losing one.

‘With Tears Running Down My Cheeks’

An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last

He has always supported the underdog, once even quite literally, legislating a law that prohibits the abandonment of pets.

A Tribute to Humanity’s Teacher

Elie Wiesel was one of the most important people in the post-WW II period. He spoke truth to power, He spoke up for those for whom no one else championed. For that he received the Nobel Peace Prize.

‘Stop Treating Anti-Israel Jews With Flattery And Oily Sycophancy’: An Interview with Professor Edward...

How do you account for Jews who join Israel’s enemies in denouncing and boycotting the Jewish state?

Rookie Director Honored For Religious-Themed Israeli TV Drama

Jerusalem- When Israel's version of the Emmy Awards were announced in late 2009, the mainly secular entertainment establishment received an unexpected jolt as "Srugim," an off-beat series about the trials and tribulations of religious singles in Jerusalem was tabbed "Best Drama" on Israeli TV.

It’s A Small World, After All

Sherman gives 10-20% of her profits from jewelry sales to Greater Vail Community ReSources, which she helped start near her home in Tucson, AZ, in 2016. It runs the local food bank, among other things.

Singing God’s Praises: An Interview With Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

There are dozens of English-translated siddurim on bookshelves these days. Surely, you may think, we don't need another one. But before you make up your mind, consider that the new one that has just come out is translated by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, chief rabbi of the United Kingdom. Rabbi Sacks, who also wrote a commentary and introduction, has been a consistently brilliant source of insight into Jewish philosophy, Chumash, and other topics.

A Famed Political Pundit’s Musical Side: An Interview with Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer is widely regarded as one of the most influential political commentators in America today. A contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and The New Republic, Krauthammer is also a nightly commentator on Fox News’s Special Report with Bret Baier and a weekly panelist on PBS’s Inside Washington. Close to 250 newspapers carry his weekly column, which earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1987.

An End To The Madness

And what about the Jewish singles themselves? What are they doing to help alleviate the painful problem of not having found their soulmate?

State Senator Storobin on Gay Marriage and Simcha Felder as an Opponent

The Jewish Press sat down in its Brooklyn offices with Republican State Senator David Storobin.

Lancman On Jerusalem: ‘No Other Capital City In The World Has Its Status Questioned’:...

New York State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Queens) is a candidate in New York’s 6th Congressional District in the June 26 Democratic primary. Lancman, who served as an officer in New York’s 42nd infantry division and as a local community board member, recently met with The Jewish Press Editorial Board. He addressed Israel and local issues.

Using New Technologies to Promote Positivity

The communication revolution - and the unprecedented access to information it brought - has ushered us into a new world. It is a world of wikipedia and youtube, but also a world of live-streaming al Qaeda beheadings and slow-motion car crashes. Positivecco, an ambitious online enterprise, seeks to harness the internet to promote positivity.

Holy Legacy

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.

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