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Underreporting The Holocaust At The ‘Paper Of Record’: An Interview With Student Filmmaker Emily...

7 Adar 5772 – February 29, 2012
If you asked someone to outline the profile of a director making a film on The New York Times’s coverage of the Holocaust, “non-Jewish,” “college student,” and “South Carolina native” would probably not be the first descriptors he would use. Yet, they perfectly fit the profile of Emily Harrold, a 21-year-old senior who is currently completing “Reporting on the Times,” a film inspired by Laurel Leff’s 2005 book, Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper.

When Terror Victims Fall Through The Cracks

18 Shevat 5772 – February 10, 2012
The Second Intifada may have ended seven years ago, but countless Israelis injured during that harrowing period, and in the years since, continue to suffer.

HaMafteach: A User-Friendly Index Of The Talmud: An Interview With Author Daniel Retter

16 Shevat 5772 – February 8, 2012
An index of the Talmud with more than 6,000 topical and 27,000 subtopical entries is a major undertaking and its publication a seminal event in Jewish scholarship.

Rabbi Kleiman – Still The First One In Shul

25 Tevet 5772 – January 19, 2012
It’s not often that I get to speak to a rabbi about to celebrate his 99th birthday.

‘I Will Absolutely Fight For You’: An Interview With Would-Be State Senate Candidate David...

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
If the stars are aligned in his favor, attorney David Storobin will become the first immigrant from the former Soviet Union to serve as a New York state senator.

An Interview With Philanthropist Extraordinaire Sheldon Adelson

3 Tevet 5772 – December 28, 2011
In September 2011, Forbes magazine ranked Sheldon Adelson the 8th richest man in America and 16th in the world.

The Ins And Outs Of Visiting The Sick: An Interview With Hospital Chaplain Rabbi...

26 Kislev 5772 – December 21, 2011
Some people are naturals at visiting people in the hospital. Others feel awkward: What should I say? How long should I stay? Does the person even want me to come?

Orthodox Rhodes Scholar Excelled In Classroom But Found Spiritual Enrichment In Orthodox Union Program

19 Kislev 5772 – December 14, 2011
In September 2008, Miriam Rosenbaum, a freshman from New York City, arrived at Princeton University to begin her four years of undergraduate education on the Ivy League campus.

Jewish Soldiers Find Spiritual Home At Fort Jackson, S.C.

12 Kislev 5772 – December 7, 2011
When Rabbi Henry Soussan went through training at Fort Jackson in 2002, area Jewish options were limited, and being able to participate in Jewish holiday celebrations was tough. Nearly 10 years later, the instructor at the Columbia, South Carolina installation’s chaplain school is proud of the Chabad-Lubavitch-run Aleph House, which gives civilians and soldiers a Jewish base while they’re away from home.

‘I Never Expected To Win’: An Interview With Rhodes Scholar Miriam Rosenbaum

9 Kislev 5772 – December 4, 2011
On Shabbos, November 19, Princeton University’s Miriam Rosenbaum made history by becoming the first Orthodox Jewish woman to win a Rhodes Scholarship. Roughly 1,500 Americans apply for the prestigious award each year, but only 32 ultimately receive it.

‘Ultimately, Scientists Always Realize The Torah Is Correct’: An Interview with Rabbi Moshe Meiselman

27 Heshvan 5772 – November 23, 2011
A nephew of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt”l, Rabbi Meiselman learned Torah on a daily basis with his uncle for more than a decade. Rabbi Meiselman has just finished writing a book (as yet untitled) on Torah and science due to be published in the next few months.

1,000 Jews Vs. The British Empire: The Story Of Lehi: An Interview with...

20 Heshvan 5772 – November 17, 2011
The Irgun is famous; Lehi – the other Jewish underground that fought the British in the 1940s – less so. With only 1,000 fighters, as opposed to the Irgun’s 5,000, Lehi is sometimes thought of as the Irgun’s “kid brother.”

My Memories Of The Tzadaiket, Rebbetzin Kanievsky, z”tl

19 Heshvan 5772 – November 16, 2011
I wasn’t sure if I should write something about the petira of Rebbetzin Kanievsky, z"tl. My first reaction was who am I to write about such a great person? How could I possibly describe who she was? She was so great that mere words cannot do her justice.

Leo Schreiber… From the Ashes of the Holocaust to a Beautiful, Loving, Life.

18 Heshvan 5772 – November 14, 2011
Cousin Leo Schreiber was the son of my grandfather's brother David. He came from a family of Rabbinic giants of Europe; the Europe that does not exist anymore. His family was loving and righteous and they were destroyed by Hitler, yimach shemo. But Leo survived.

Rabbi Julius Berman Reminisces On Rav Soloveitchik And 50 Years Of Community Service

15 Heshvan 5772 – November 12, 2011
Aside from being the first Orthodox Jewish layman to head the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (1982-1984), Rabbi Berman is also well known for the close relationship he shared with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (popularly called “the Rav”), who ordained him in 1959.

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

5 Heshvan 5772 – November 2, 2011
Rav Aharon Lichtenstein, a son-in-law and student of the legendary Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik – rosh yeshiva at Yeshiva University for 45 years – is one of Modern Orthodoxy’s most prominent and respected personalities.

‘We Want To Break The Leftist Monopoly On Public Discourse In Israel’: An Interview...

29 Tishri 5772 – October 26, 2011
Laughter really is the best medicine. Caroline Glick, deputy managing editor of the Jerusalem Post and senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, has found humor and satire to be valuable tools in making the case for a strong Israel. Her latest venture to that end is Latma, the Hebrew-language media satire website Glick created and edits.

Lieberman Scaled Political Heights, But Wants Shabbat To Be His Legacy

10 Av 5771 – August 10, 2011
WASHINGTON - Call Joe Lieberman the unlikely evangelist. The Independent senator from Connecticut - and the best-known Orthodox Jew in American politics - is probably more cognizant than most of his Jewish congressional colleagues about rabbinical interdictions against encouraging non-Jews to mimic Jewish ritual.

Recollections Of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine

21 Iyyar 5771 – May 25, 2011
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine, z"l, passed away on the first day of Pesach, one day before his 65th birthday. He was an erudite scholar who had received semicha from the Rabbi Jacob Joseph Theological Seminary and a PhD in economics from New York University. He was equally at home in the world of Torah and in the secular world, and thus a unique combination of Torah and chochmah, something that is increasingly rare today. Furthermore, this intellectual prowess was clothed in a mantel of extreme humility.

A Religious Peace Activist Who ‘Woke Up To Reality’: An Interview With Dr. Mordechai...

19 Adar I 5771 – February 23, 2011
Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Mordechai Kedar is an Israeli scholar of Arabic language and culture who served for 25 years in IDF military intelligence. He holds a Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, where he is currently a research associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies.

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