"I aim for the heart," says Dvorah, "and I start with feelings, because feelings are universal."
I was very pro-Israel, I was very proud of being Jewish, and I was living in New York at the time as a single man in my 20s and I was just looking for a little bit more.
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.
Dr. Faier passed away in 2009, leaving two manuscripts. The first, A Day is a Thousand Years: Human Destiny and the Jewish People, was published posthumously in 2012.
A school voucher means the state is giving you a voucher to send your kid to whatever school you want. That might be problematic as far church-state issues are concerned.
I felt guilty asking her to talk about her husband. There was no need for the guilt.
"Addiction can be managed, but it isn't something that can be cured."
"Farming still allows some unique opportunities for mitzvah fulfillment that a city dweller never meets."
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.
It’s not an admiration. It is simply a kind of journalist fascination. It stands out, it’s different from more traditional Orthodoxy.
In his short time with the shul, he has managed to activate a Hebrew school with now over 50 children and five teachers.
Our constant goal is to up student involvement with Jewish life on campus.
"My husband, the visionary, wanted to target people who had never kept Shabbos; I, the realist, asked how they would do it."
In a world where people question whether they should be engaged, we are a reminder that all Jews are responsible for one another.
Creativity without clarity is not sufficient for writing. I am eternally thankful to Hashem for his gift to me.
"We don't just care for the children; we make sure they have the best quality of life."
Aunt Hench is a natural charmer. A people person, spunky and quick as only someone small as a light bulb can be, and wherever she is, she is a bright star.
It is difficult to write about such a holy person, for I fear I will not accurately portray his greatness...
There was much to learn from Judge Kramer and the examples he set remains a source of inspiration and a resource from which to learn. He was and remains a great role model.
'Afikim BaNegev' – A Community Building Emotional Shelters in Sderot
Another thing they have been covering up is the nature of the building that was attacked. To this day people refer to it as a consulate or an embassy, but it wasn’t.
Dan, a veteran of the US Combat Engineers corps is participating in an IDF Torah dedication on Sunday, this is his story.
Migdal Ohr has grown tremendously. Today it comprises twenty educational institutions, from pre-school through high school.
When charedi women traveled to the bedsides of wounded soldiers and the homes of fallen soldiers in the months of July and August as Operation Tzuk Eitan (Protective Edge) progressed, their trepidation was very real. In Israel, charedim and the army is a sensitive issue. Would their visit be viewed with cynicism or would it be welcomed?
The reality is that civility is less important than clarity, and right now only very few people on the Left are interested in having a civil conversation about the merits of particular policy solutions.