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Shimon Peres, a Leader for All Seasons

29 Elul 5776 – October 2, 2016
Shimon Peres was both a man of principle and of pragmatism. He understood that morality required the strength to defend it,

‘God Has Sent Us The Jew From Judah To Help Us’: An Interview with...

26 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
I couldn’t believe poverty was so bad that people had to lick the road just to get a little bit of food.

Shalva Challenge: Josh Strahl Raises The Tzedakah Bar To The Extreme

22 Elul 5776 – September 25, 2016
Mt. Hermon isn't the toughest mountain to climb, and Mt. Kilimanjaro is no walk in the park.

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.

‘What America Can Learn from Israel’: An Interview with Author and Commentator Pete Hegseth

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
The facts on the ground and the truth of what actually happened can settle debates. It’s just a matter of affirming it.

A New York Boy Becomes an Israeli Farmer

Since that day, back in 1999, the project I started - called “Israel Trees” - has planted a bit more than 120,000 new fruit trees all across Israel.

High-Tech Heroine

7 Elul 5776 – September 9, 2016
I started labeling myself a Muslim Zionist two years ago.

On the Bookshelf

I have closde to 10,000 books, covering all kinds of things in Jewish studies.

Fighting Israel’s Battle Online An Interview with Influential Blogger: ‘Elder of Ziyon’

4 Elul 5776 – September 7, 2016
The question was: Would you support a two-state solution if it meant the conflict was completely over and no more claims could be made?

In the Kosher Trenches: The Work of KosherQuest

3 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
Before long, people began calling Rabbi Eidlitz with their kashrus questions.

Steven Hill’s Mission imPossible

28 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
Steve felt himself drawn by the spirit that moved them. The spark that had been kindled in the shul in Seattle became a fire that would not be quenched – that demanded to be fed.

Rebbetzin Of The World: An Interview with Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

20 Av 5776 – August 23, 2016
"The idea of bringing people back to Yiddishkeit was inside me from my childhood days."

Israel’s First Patient Advocate

19 Av 5776 – August 22, 2016
Patients who have “barriers to care,” such as cultural or language differences or physical disabilities, are particularly interesting to Kilim.

On the Bookshelf

9 Av 5776 – August 12, 2016
I look to my parents and rebbeim as my primary infulences. And I think that's how it should be.

150,000 Jewish Books In 50 Languages: An Interview with Bibliophile Israel Mizrahi

7 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
The story of bookstores in the U.S. in general – not just Jewish bookstores – is a pretty bad one.

VIDEO: Ben Ehrenreich Shares his Love for the Sbarro Massacre Mastermind’s Family

5 Av 5776 – August 9, 2016
Today is the 15th anniversary of the infamous Sbarro pizza shop bombing, masterminded by Ahlam Tamimi.

Swimming for Gold, Wearing Blue and White

Three-time NCAA All-American and member of two national championship-winning freestyle relay teams, Andrea Murez is a legit medal possibility for Israel

Can This Jewish Republican Outsider Change the Face of Missouri?

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 1, 2016
Eric Greitens received a PhD from Oxford, founded a nationally-renowned nonprofit, and survived combat as a Navy SEAL. Whether he can survive Missouri politics remains to be seen.

The Prayers Of A Lifetime

24 Tammuz 5776 – July 29, 2016
To the amazement of the bedraggled group of prisoners, Rav Yaakov proceeded to recite the entire parsha from memory.

God, Evolution, And Darwin: An Interview with Molecular Biologist Douglas Axe

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
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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