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Rav Meir Tzvi Schuster Changed the Future of the Jewish People

Reb Meir's life's directive was simply to serve G-d, to be an Eved Hashem. Ahavas Hashem, love of G-d, and Ahavas Yisroel, love for his fellow Jews, were central to this goal.

Coca-Cola And The Revolution In Kosher-For-Passover Products

When it comes to Passover, however, making a product that is kosher for the holiday requires full-time rabbinical supervision.

‘A Silken Man, Made Of The Finest Fibers’: Remembering Rabbi Jack Simcha Cohen

“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.”

Hijack Plane, Escape To Israel: An Interview with Filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

Had the Soviets only given them a one- or two-year prison sentence, I don’t think the world response would’ve been that big.

‘With Tears Running Down My Cheeks’

An Interview With Holocaust Chronicler Stuart Mirsky

New Book Highlights IDF’s Unsung Heroes

Due to Israel's small size, almost every soldier in the IDF returns home on a weekly or biweekly basis, enjoying the comfort and company of family. Approximately 5,000 soldiers, however, do not enjoy this benefit. These soldiers - labeled "lone soldiers" by the army - either come from dysfunctional homes (20 percent) or are volunteers from abroad (80 percent). In a recently published book, Lone Soldiers: Israel's Defenders from Around the World, veteran Jerusalem Post reporter Herb Keinon profiles 14 of these lone soldiers, who come from such diverse countries as Morocco, Australia, and India. He recently spoke with The Jewish Press.

With Historic Record Deal, Hasidic Singer Brings a Universal Message

Lemmer said there wasn’t one big moment where he realized he could be a professional singer, but has been on albums since the age of 14 and rose up the ranks to be a featured soloist in the Shira Choir.

‘Success Comes In Cans; Failure In Can’ts’ An Interview With Dr. Morris Mandel’s Son

In one of his thousands of aphorism-filled columns for The Jewish Press, Dr. Morris Mandel wrote, "Counting time is not as important as making time count."

Spotlight On Women Artists: Kolot From Nachlaot

After a while, performing for women only became exciting. It’s also amazing to play with other women in a band. The energy is great!

Haggadah Aims To Make Rav Soloveitchik ‘Come Alive’

Among the many posthumous additions to Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik's literary legacy, one book always seemed conspicuously absent: a Soloveitchik Haggadah in English.

Rachel Levmore And How To Be A Pioneer In Get-Getting

Rachel Levmore is not a doctor. She is, in fact, a lawyer - of Halachah.

Mining The Bible For Ideas: An Interview With Gadfly Intellectual Yoram Hazony

The idea that the world should not have one world government but rather should be divided into nation states is a biblical idea.

Retracing A Family’s Legacy

Perhaps, today, it is no t unusual to see somebody who looks like Rav Simcha on the streets of New York City, but in 1920, it was quite unusual.

Mumbai Doctor, Wife Complete Conversion In Israel On Holtzberg Yahrzeit

JERUSALEM - An Indian couple completed their halachic conversion and remarried in a Jewish ceremony at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron last week, on the first anniversary of the murder of their friends and spiritual guides, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivkah Holtzberg.

A Life Of Inspiration

"My husband, the visionary, wanted to target people who had never kept Shabbos; I, the realist, asked how they would do it."

‘Academia Can Meet Tradition And Not Be A Contradiction’: An Interview with Bible Lecturer...

What I think is going on here is the Midrash is making a comment about Rut’s love for Naomi being some sort of reflection of how we have to love God.

94 Year Old American War Veteran in Jerusalem Tells His Story [video]

Dan, a veteran of the US Combat Engineers corps is participating in an IDF Torah dedication on Sunday, this is his story.

Courage And Guts

It takes courage and guts for a well-known person in the Orthodox world to write a memoir, a personal account sharing chapters of her life, which include how she became frum. On May 11 in New York, Leah Kotkes, a beloved writer among her readers, will release her first book, a candid, friendly, page-turner: The Map Seeker: One Woman's Quest.

A Century of Tikun Olam: The American Joint Distribution Committee

In a world where people question whether they should be engaged, we are a reminder that all Jews are responsible for one another.

‘Netanyahu Lacks The Ability To Lead’: An Interview With MK Michael Ben Ari

A recent study by the nationalist organization Mattot Arim ranked Dr. Michael Ben Ari of National Union number two in terms of Knesset members "most loyal to the right-wing's agenda in the Knesset term that just ended." (The Likud's Danny Danon finished first.)

A Portrait Of Greatness

The Rebbetzin began campaigning to increase public awareness of the importance of saying Amen.

In the Kosher Trenches: The Work of KosherQuest

Before long, people began calling Rabbi Eidlitz with their kashrus questions.

Bad Boy

"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."

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