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.
The New York State comptroller manages the state’s $180.7 billion pension fund, audits the spending practices of all state agencies and local governments, oversees the New York State and Local Retirement System, reviews the New York State and City budgets, and approves billions in State contracts and spending.
Infiltrating Mea Shearim, Hearing Voices, And Spying On Egypt: An Interview with Israeli Historian...
Rabinovich is the author of several popular books on Israel’s wars, including The Battle for Jerusalem, The Yom Kippur War, and The Boats of Cherbourg.
I couldn't see why I was different from Israeli boys my age. I too wanted to defend our country.
I had to hire a babysitter so that I could go shopping or have someone come with me to push Caroline in her wheelchair.
I think Seth Lipsky is amazing, but it just drives home the point that newspapers have a lot of moving parts.
The power of Shabbos to heal and connect is inestimavle, Rabbi Klatzko maintains.
When you grow up in a home where your parents went through what my parents went through, you realize that life has to be meaningful. You have to be there for other people.
An issue of grave concern, Debbie shares, is the rising rate of abuse between older and younger children.
"When Frank does something he does it well and you don't have to worry about dotting the i's or crossing the t's."
Contrary to the anti-religious sentiments expressed in the Israeli media, Afula residents embrace their new religious neighbors.
Everything we did in my home [depended on] whether it was okay with the Bible.
Home is Milwaukee where their congregation, Beth Jehudah, and community always await their return.
Twain grasped amazingly well the pulse of the Jewish people.
The Rebbetzin began campaigning to increase public awareness of the importance of saying Amen.
If you remember, in 2006, a Jewish kid in Paris, Ilan Halimi, was abducted, beaten, and held hostage for three weeks... These are the kinds of people attending these Gaza solidarity rallies.
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.