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How to Keep Shmitta – From Outside Israel

As Shmitta approaches, JewishPress.com interviews the founder of an organization that has planted more fruit trees in Israel than any other.

‘A Silken Man, Made Of The Finest Fibers’: Remembering Rabbi Jack Simcha Cohen

“My father added that after all the pogroms, after the Holocaust, a member of the family had finally returned to the shul, proving once again that the indomitable spirit of the Jewish people can never be vanquished.”

An Israel Love Story With a Twist

"Fields of Exile" provides a glimpse into the horrors of academic anti-Israelism, experienced by one firmly rooted in the left.

‘How Can You Be A Jew If You Don’t Know Tanach?’: An Interview with...

King Solomon said it long ago: “Cast your bread upon the waters” because you don’t know when you’ll hit something. Our job is to do.

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.

Temech: Offering Business Success to Women

Temech is about providing a community – a place where religious women can learn, collaborate and refresh themselves with like-minded people.

Making Waves For Women In Israel’s Workforce

A woman who knows that her family is financially stable is a happy, relaxed mother.

‘When We Lose Hope, We Perish’: An Interview with OU Executive VP Allen Fagin

Formerly an attorney at the prestigious law firm Proskauer Rose for 40 years – six of those years as its chairman – Fagin holds degrees from both Columbia and Harvard Universities. He retired in 2013 to devote more time to the Jewish community.

An American-Jewish Hero In Israel: Murray Greenfield

Few of the volunteers were experienced sailors, (Greenfield had been in the Merchant Marine). Few were Zionists.

New Organization Aims To Revitalize Zionism

The message is that Zionism, which used to be great, is today very institutionalized and [consists of a] bunch of people who are just squabbling over titles and budgets.

Manya Shochat – A Jewish Wonder Woman

Manya was befriended by many who would later comprise this first leaders of the newly born Jewish state.

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz On His Relationship With The Lubavitcher Rebbe

For Steinsaltz, the Rebbe was no less than “the greatest man I have ever met,” as he writes in the preface to his book.

‘Extremists Believe The Only Good Muslim Is A 7th-Century Muslim’: An Interview With...

Are women not as important as animals? Are they not our sisters? Are they not our daughters?

By Kids For Kids: Kishroni Lets Youngsters Shine

The rule of thumb in education these days: provide the kids who don't shine academically with a venue to shine in other ways.

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

Life And Death: The Story Behind United Hatzalah Of Israel

He began illegally "listening in" on the ambulance's bandwidths with police scanners, hoping to be able to respond more quickly to distress calls that were nearby.

Rav Meir Tzvi Schuster Changed the Future of the Jewish People

Reb Meir's life's directive was simply to serve G-d, to be an Eved Hashem. Ahavas Hashem, love of G-d, and Ahavas Yisroel, love for his fellow Jews, were central to this goal.

Around The Shabbos Table

Our father's deep attachment to His Creator and his dedication to his fellow Jew made our childhood a powerful education.

Team Izzy Continues To Fight

We continue to live by the mantra that the G-d who split the sea, enabling 600,000 Jews to escape the shackles of the slavery, can most certainly opt to spare the life of a single terminally ill 3-year-old child, if He so desires.

The Internationally-Acclaimed Cantor that Saves Lives on his Motorcycle

When Cantor Glick is not on stage performing with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra or singing before international audiences, he is on lifesaving his ambucycle responding to emergency calls in Israel.

The Maggid, The Mohel, And The Message: An Interview With Rabbi Paysach Krohn

Wherever I was invited around the world, I always met with people and let them know that I wanted to hear great stories.

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