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Posted on: January 29th, 2014InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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.
Posted on: January 24th, 2014InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Thousands of women and girls who have heard Rachel Factor's story have been inspired.
Posted on: January 22nd, 2014InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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.
Posted on: January 13th, 2014InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
The universities and the local progressive culture make Pacific Northwest a hotbed of Israel hatred.
Posted on: January 1st, 2014InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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.
Posted on: December 27th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
As time went on, he lagged behind in the usual milestones of walking and talking.
Posted on: December 18th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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?”
Posted on: December 11th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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.
Posted on: December 4th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
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.
Posted on: December 1st, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
An unlikely collaboration between a Russian Israeli and a Spanish Moroccan has produce films showcasing a variety of general and American Jewish causes.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
"Toras Hashem temimah” – The Torah, in all aspects, is perfect and complete. It need not bend or comply with any other system. In fact, since the Torah is the blueprint according to which the universe was created, other systems should be judged by their agreement with the Torah.
Posted on: November 20th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Twenty-seven-year-old IDF Lieutenant (res.) Aharon Karov completed the New York City Marathon earlier this month, less than five years after an explosion in Gaza left him near death.
Posted on: November 13th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Rabbi Genack first met Clinton at a fundraiser in New Jersey in 1992. “At the time,” Rabbi Genack recalls, “there was a lot of discussion about President Bush’s lack of vision, so when I introduced Governor Clinton I said, quoting a pasuk from Mishlei, ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ Clinton liked the remarks and said, ‘You know what? I might use that in my acceptance speech at the convention.’ He did, and ever since Rabbi Genack and Clinton have been friends.
Posted on: November 6th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
I love being in Jerusalem. The first time I visited the Holy City and the Western Wall I was filled with overwhelming joy. God is everywhere, but I feel his presence especially strongly in Jerusalem.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
In 1989, when Ethiopia and Israel agreed to restore the diplomatic relations that had been broken off by Ethiopia in 1973, thousands of Ethiopian Jews (aka Beta Israel) flooded to Addis Ababa. A year later, Dr. Hodes, an observant Jew from Long Island, N.Y., was hired by the JDC to be the medical director in Ethiopia and oversee their care. The original six-week contract was to morph into nearly twenty-three years...and Hodes is still counting.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
An Interview with Professor Sarah Bunin Benor.
Posted on: October 11th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
He is a trial lawyer, a radio personality, a motivational speaker, an author of two newsletters and the founder of an organization dedicated to offering both Torah studies and professional networking opportunities to young Jewish men, but Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Bregman views himself as just "a nice guy with a good heart."
Posted on: October 6th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Avraham Ben-Tzvi believes the Eitam hill, Efrat’s only remaining land reserve, must be developed urgently, or the town will lose it for good.
Posted on: October 2nd, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
Dean Meminger sat in owner Irv Bader’s office at Camp Seneca Lake and talked of his girlfriend, her battle with lupus and their plans to marry.
Posted on: September 17th, 2013InDepth → Interviews and Profiles
The age of the universe. Fifteen billion or less than 6,000? The debate shows no signs of letting up in the Orthodox community. One of the latest to toss his hat in the ring is Rabbi Yosef Bitton, formerly chief rabbi of Uruguay and today the head of a Syrian community in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. […]
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