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Eim Habanim Smeicha

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.

My Broken Refrigerator And The Holocaust

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.

The Mischlinge Expose

I wanted to try and begin to understand the unfathomable: How did such evil come about?

An End To The Madness

And what about the Jewish singles themselves? What are they doing to help alleviate the painful problem of not having found their soulmate?

‘So Many Roles Women Can Fill In Shul’: The OU’s New Department of Women’s...

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.

Ice Cream

Who knew that a little bit of ice cream could go so far?

To Life

Jordan River Village is Israel's only free, year-round, overnight program for children living with life-limiting conditions (serious diseases, chronic illnesses, genetic conditions, special needs).

Can A Great-Grandmother Serve In The IDF?

Only after Perrie has extracted my entire family history does she begin to share her own story.

With Gratitude

Tehillim 118:17 – I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of God.

‘Many On The Left Know Nothing About Religion’: An Interview with Professor Eunice Pollack

While critiquing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic, attacking it with disproportionate venom – as many regularly do – almost certainly is.

A Life With Emunah

I don’t believe in too much grief. Hashem gives, and He can take away, Risa explained.

‘Bitachon Means Knowing Hashem Will Come Through For You’ Rabbi Yitzchak Dwek on living...

If only we would realize that every smack we receive is a gift in disguise, we would embrace those moments of challenge and cherish them.

The Heart Of Kiruv

The yeshiva rents apartments for the boys in the city so that they are also live among the secular citizens.

Prayer – It’s a Universal Thing

Today she lives with her husband in Brooklyn and has finally found her comfort spot, religious-wise.

How Menachem Goldberg Gives Life to Our Past

Kfar Kedem offers a variety of activies to serve as a link between the past and the present.

Broadcasting Torah: An Interview With Israeli Journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir

People want to know about their Jewish identity. And I don’t think you can have a Jewish democratic state without Judaism. It won’t work.

Tapping Women’s Creative Potential

We want to bring Jewish female artists and audiences together.

‘We Catch Young People At A Critical Time’: An Interview with Ma’agalim’s Assaf Weiss

The program really changed my life. I come from a good, religious home, but I like to do my own thing. For the first time, I met teachers I identified with and who guided me.

‘Golda Meir Could See Right To The Heart Of An Issue’: An Interview with...

People thought of her as this soft America girl. So she worked harder than anybody on the kibbutz – until her hands were rough and practically bleeding – to show her dedication.

Beyond The Paint

Breslov chassidus is well-known for its focus on hisbodedus, solitary contemplation. For Yehoshua this means sometimes going into the forest to paint.

The Soulful Guitar Of Neil Seidel Discovering His Destiny Through Music

And just as he had for so many other souls, Shlomo awakened in Neil "some spark of lost Jewishness."

‘Israelis Are Ambitious About Saving Anyone’s Life’: An Interview with Sheba Medical Center Director...

There were hundreds of thousands of people wounded and all of them needed our care. We felt our mission was to restore hope for the people of Haiti.

Wellness In The Orthodox Community – Gymies And The Space

I think Gymies’ success and the opening of the Space has to do with a worldwide trend toward leading a more wholesome life.

‘My Dad Was A Crackerjack Pilot…And Israel Had No Pilots At The Time’: Film...

He knew what happened in the Holocaust, and he didn’t want to see Israel [destroyed].

The Incredible Genesis Of Israel’s Air Force: An Interview with Author Robert Gandt

Israel’s fighter pilots shot down 24 hostile airplanes in air-to-air combat during the war without losing one.

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