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New Tourism Initiative Brings Another Face to the Holy Land

Realizing they shared a business and social vision, Moed and Samara resolved to combine forces and offer unique tourism programs for travelers visiting the Holy Land.

Victor Zalta’s Encounters With The Boys Of Summer, 1946

3 Nisan 5774 – April 2, 2014
With the new baseball season underway, The Jewish Press chatted with Zalta in his Flatbush home about some of his other memories.

JBI International: More Than Just Haggadahs

26 Adar II 5774 – March 27, 2014
"Sometimes the voice of the narrator is the only human voice I hear during the day."

Teaching Secular Israelis About Judaism: An Interview with Rabbi Shalom Hammer

18 Adar II 5774 – March 19, 2014
Rabbi Hammer recently spoke with The Jewish Press about his new book, Derash Yehonatan: Around the Year with Rav Yehonatan Eybeshitz (Koren), and his work in teaching Torah to secular Israelis.

The Clown Therapist Who Sees No Borders

15 Adar II 5774 – March 17, 2014
“Here I was, dressed as a clown with a red rubber nose, and I had to go out with my M16 for a security check,” Singer says. “That was truly a bizarre experience.”

Giving Back To The Community: Ba’al Chesed Extraordinaire Moisha Binik

11 Adar II 5774 – March 12, 2014
What do at-risk youth and more than 30,000 square feet of groceries have in common? The answer is Moisha Binik.
Ron Dermer, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s senior adviser, may be Israel’s next Ambassador to the U.S.

Exclusive Interview with New Israeli Ambassador to US

1 Adar II 5774 – March 3, 2014
Ambassador Dermer's thoughts on what is ahead in the coming years between Israel and the USA.

‘Liberals Have Abandoned The State Of Israel’: An Interview with Professor Stephen Norwood

13 Adar I 5774 – February 12, 2014
There’s also the issue of accusing the Jews of being excessively materialistic and exploitative of non-Jews. You see a lot of that in far-left propaganda – that the Jews are overwhelmingly concentrated in the petty bourgeoisie, which in itself is an archaic class form, and thrives on tricking people and squeezing money out of them through illicit methods of trade.

A Woman of Valor

1 Adar I 5774 – January 31, 2014
She wrote about everything in a woman's world, from kids to husbands, and feelings including pain and grief. Writing her book, at least in my opinion, was an incredibly brave statement, one that exposed a truth that must be told.

Inspiring Jews One Song At A Time

He didn’t start the fire either, but Solomon’s parodies and adaptations have been igniting the Jewish spark in hundreds of thousands of Jews worldwide.

The Man Whose Tunes Grace Shabbos Tables Worldwide: An Interview with Composer Ben Zion...

29 Shevat 5774 – January 29, 2014
Recently dubbed “the greatest living figure of chassidic music” by NPR, Shenker still composes several new pieces every year. He is currently recording an album of some of his Haggadah compositions, which he hopes will be out before Pesach.

Clarity, Choice And Change The Journey And Impact Of Rachel Factor

24 Shevat 5774 – January 24, 2014
Thousands of women and girls who have heard Rachel Factor's story have been inspired.

‘We’re On A Trajectory Toward Failure’: An Interview with Middle East Expert Jonathan Schanzer

22 Shevat 5774 – January 22, 2014
Schanzer, who holds a doctorate from King’s College London, is currently vice president of research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and has testified before Congress on Middle East affairs on several occasions.

Fighting for Israel from Seattle

12 Shevat 5774 – January 13, 2014
The universities and the local progressive culture make Pacific Northwest a hotbed of Israel hatred.

‘We Want To Return Young Israel To Its Roots’: An Interview with Rabbi Perry...

1 Shevat 5774 – January 1, 2014
We want to hire couples who are going to reach out to singles to become their spiritual leaders and introduce them to someone of the opposite gender because there’s a lot of casual relationships but not nearly enough serious dating going on. This generation – even if they had rebbeim in yeshiva or seminary – they’re not connected anymore. There isn’t really anyone looking out for them at this point.

Izzy’s Mission

24 Tevet 5774 – December 27, 2013
As time went on, he lagged behind in the usual milestones of walking and talking.

What To Do When 150 Million Europeans Hate Israel: An Interview with Dr. Manfred...

16 Tevet 5774 – December 18, 2013
All these polls asked either “Do you agree that Israel is conducting a war of extermination against the Palestinians?” or, alternatively, “Do you agree Israel behaves toward the Palestinians like the Nazis do?”

The Jew Behind Jew In The City

9 Tevet 5774 – December 11, 2013
Filling two vacuums at once – one of Orthodox women taking a more public role and a second of Modern Orthodox Jews demonstrating the merits of religious Jewish practice – Allison Josephs has transformed her sweet and engaging webisodes and blog into a larger force. Jew in the City is now a franchise.

Six Thousand Miles And Nine Pairs Of Shoes Later: An Interview with Professor William...

2 Tevet 5774 – December 4, 2013
For his latest book, City College’s William Helmreich walked 120,960 blocks – in other words, nearly every block of New York’s five boroughs.

An Unlikely Partnership: Filming the American-Jewish Story

29 Kislev 5774 – December 1, 2013
An unlikely collaboration between a Russian Israeli and a Spanish Moroccan has produce films showcasing a variety of general and American Jewish causes.

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