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December 11, 2016 / 11 Kislev, 5777
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Interviews and Profiles
Photo of liberation of Buchenwald taken by photographer Margaret Bourke-White. Rabbi Yaakov Avigdor is sixth from the left (face partially obscured).
 

Posted on: July 29th, 2016

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To the amazement of the bedraggled group of prisoners, Rav Yaakov proceeded to recite the entire parsha from memory.

Douglas Axe
 

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

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I’m not arguing against common ancestry or some form of descent with modification. What I’m saying is that accidental processes cannot possibly have invented these things.

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Chopped-070816
 

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

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The skill of condensing a large amount of information helped him pack an hour’s worth of cooking in the thirty minutes provided.

Mekonen-at-his-graduation-from-the-Bahd-1-IDF-officer-training-school.
 

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

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Determined, he chose to make his life a success.

Elie Wiesel
 

Posted on: July 6th, 2016

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Elie Wiesel was one of the most important people in the post-WW II period. He spoke truth to power, He spoke up for those for whom no one else championed. For that he received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Magda Haroun with Rebecca Abrahamson
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2016

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Magda's dreams is an Egypt that is cosmopolitan and tolerant, that embraces the breadth of humanity that Egypt embodied in recent memory.

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Regional Director at Anti-Defamation League
Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area
 

Posted on: June 29th, 2016

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The ADL, supported by naïve Jewish donors, offers assurances of support for Israel and Jewish causes but offered only evasions when asked direct questions

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Rabbi Roy Feldman
 

Posted on: June 29th, 2016

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I was not interested at all in going more than a two- or three-hour drive from New York City because my family and my wife’s family both live in New York. The

Rabbi Avi Shafran
 

Posted on: June 24th, 2016

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As a teen, I found essays by people like William F. Buckley Jr. and Lewis Thomas enthralling.

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Shimon Mercer-Wood
 

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016

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But my father had developed an interest in Judaism and felt it was disloyal to abandon the Jewish people in a time of danger, so he stayed in Israel.

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Jerusalem Kings and Prophets
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2016

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Though the native of Brighton is a serious artist and deep Kabbalist, Langford has an easy air about him and a sense of humor that sets his blue eyes twinkling.

Cherna and Irving Moskowitz at the Between the Arches Restaurant in the Old City of Jerusalem
 

Posted on: June 19th, 2016

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Mrs. Cherna Moskowitz: "Irv’s passion was creating and developing businesses so that he could help Israel. For him, this was the right thing to do."

"Rabbi" Michael Lerner
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2016

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In short, Michael Lerner is neither Orthodox nor a Rabbi. We DO know that he is an anti-Semite though, one who claims that Jews themselves are to blame for anti-Semitism!

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MK Amir Ohana and MK Yehuda Glick
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2016

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After Rabbi Yehuda Glick was shot by a would-be assassin, Amir Ohana stepped in to act as his personal bodyguard.

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The late  Prof. Robert Wistrich
 

Posted on: June 14th, 2016

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Prof. Wistrich’s passing has deprived the world of the most cogent analyst of anti-Semitism, perhaps ever, {Prof. Wistrich, in a word, is irreplaceable.

Aliza
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2016

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Her parents' message was clear: be sensitive to society's shortcomings by being part of the solution.

Aryeh Ben David, Lead Facilitator at the Mayberg Conference June 1-2, and Founder of Ayeka
 

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

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The Mayberg Family Foundation is hosting its annual Jewish Education Innovation Challenge (JEIC) retreat. The challenge offers finalists 12 minutes to pitch their projects to a panel of judges,

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Shmuel Matza, points to his carvings from decades ago in the interior wall of Jerusalem's Kishle prison.
 

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

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“I had seen the plans for the museum and that the Kishle was part of the grounds,” Lieber tells JNS. “It was something that no one even remembered.”

Resnick-052716
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2016

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What books would you recommend to someone seeking intellectual ammunition for his belief in 1) the existence of G-d? and 2) the divinity of the Bible?

Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman
 

Posted on: May 25th, 2016

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My father went to a school in a neighborhood with no Jews and told my teacher, “My son is a sick boy who must relax two days a week – Saturday and Sunday.”

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