I liked the promise of a new future, but I didn’t understand why it had to be anti-Zionist or anti-Jewish.
I understood that if I don’t get involved to represent the younger generation and fight for what we believe in, no one will do it instead of us.
It’s scandalous. Purim is supposed to be a celebration of kabalas haTorah, accepting the Torah.
As a result of the Arafat scandal, a congressional committee commissioned a study of the museum’s management.
At that point, I think I did go into some kind of emotional depression. I lost the way I connected to God. It’s something I didn’t realize I lost until I found it again, living here in Israel.
Britain was so undermanned and under-armed at this point that a Jewish army of 50,000-100,000 soldiers could have made a significant military impact.
It is a beautiful tribute to his memory that their deepest memories are of him learning and teaching Torah. And that truly was his life.
When did this helpless feeling change for you?
As the political situation in the neighboring Arab countries grew more precarious, Jews from Iran, Iraq and Syria began making their way to Lebanon.
You have to be willing to start over when things aren’t working out. Sometimes it’s physically starting over and sometimes it’s a mental thing.
In an exclusive interview with the Jewish Press, Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely explained that donor nations should condition their funding to UNRWA based upon a reform in the school curriculum. MK Dr. Anat Berko argued that UNRWA is beyond reform.
I want to be able to appeal to kids across the board.
If the best laid plans fail, what about the poorly considered?
I want to be very clear, though: Almost everybody holds that even if a kohen can attend medical or dental school, he cannot participate in any way shape or form in the actual dissection of a dead body.
Mingled with laughter came the tears as she described the terrifying fear she endured every month before she opened the envelope with her latest test results.
When your yardstick for measuring pain and discomfort is the Holocaust, it’s difficult to get too upset about life’s minor problems – and that’s what they are.
I wanted to try and begin to understand the unfathomable: How did such evil come about?
And what about the Jewish singles themselves? What are they doing to help alleviate the painful problem of not having found their soulmate?
Having had grandparents who were the rav and rebbetzin in Great Neck and in-laws who served in those roles in Montreal, the ideas of mission and contribution resonate very strongly with me.
Who knew that a little bit of ice cream could go so far?
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Only after Perrie has extracted my entire family history does she begin to share her own story.
Tehillim 118:17 – I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of God.
While critiquing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic, attacking it with disproportionate venom – as many regularly do – almost certainly is.
I don’t believe in too much grief. Hashem gives, and He can take away, Risa explained.