As Shmitta approaches, JewishPress.com interviews the founder of an organization that has planted more fruit trees in Israel than any other.
“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.”
"Fields of Exile" provides a glimpse into the horrors of academic anti-Israelism, experienced by one firmly rooted in the left.
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.
"I did all the things a rebbetzin should do."
He has always supported the underdog, once even quite literally, legislating a law that prohibits the abandonment of pets.
Temech is about providing a community – a place where religious women can learn, collaborate and refresh themselves with like-minded people.
A woman who knows that her family is financially stable is a happy, relaxed mother.
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.
Few of the volunteers were experienced sailors, (Greenfield had been in the Merchant Marine). Few were Zionists.
The fact that you’re tired doesn’t free you from obligations.
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 was befriended by many who would later comprise this first leaders of the newly born Jewish state.
It's our responsibility as Jews to get involved.
For Steinsaltz, the Rebbe was no less than “the greatest man I have ever met,” as he writes in the preface to his book.
Are women not as important as animals? Are they not our sisters? Are they not our daughters?
The rule of thumb in education these days: provide the kids who don't shine academically with a venue to shine in other ways.
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
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.
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.
Our father's deep attachment to His Creator and his dedication to his fellow Jew made our childhood a powerful education.
Each one of us can and should contribute to the community.
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.
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.
Wherever I was invited around the world, I always met with people and let them know that I wanted to hear great stories.