What I think is going on here is the Midrash is making a comment about Rut’s love for Naomi being some sort of reflection of how we have to love God.
I can tell you that Cablevision has been astonished at how high we rank.
During the Nazi period, as bad as the Germans were, no German politician ever declared openly a desire to exterminate the Jews.
I never visited but Gush Katif looked like an amazing oasis created by Israel's most loyal citizens
Posting ‘I support Israel’s right to defend herself’ on Facebook isn’t enough.
HarperCollins’s omission was especially egregious because it is a major general and educational publisher.
Shepherding in the Shomron isn’t your usual kind of shepherding – despite his business-minded beginnings, Eli has discovered that a strong ideological impetus powers the job.
I said to myself, “This story has got to be told. We’re losing this generation of World War II and if we don’t listen to them now, we’ve lost it.”
His entire existence was about spreading simcha and glorifying G-d’s name on a daily basis.
How many sites that tell you to check your politics at the door have 10,000 likes?
They say a picture is worth a thousand words so I will stop typing and let the pictures do all the talking...
"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.