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A Jewess By Choice

5 Sivan 5776 – June 10, 2016
Her parents' message was clear: be sensitive to society's shortcomings by being part of the solution.

Innovation in Jewish Education – “Investing in the Jewish Future”

25 Iyyar 5776 – June 1, 2016
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,

Before Jerusalem’s Reunification, Shmuel Matza Left Defiant Carvings On A Prison Wall

“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.”

On The Bookshelf

20 Iyyar 5776 – May 27, 2016
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?

Living In Terror In The Soviet Union: An Interview With Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman

18 Iyyar 5776 – May 25, 2016
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.”

Orthodox Rabbi Teaching Halakha Beyond the Shulkhan Arukh, Judaism Beyond the Commandments

"I'm sure that if Maimonides, or Rabbi Yosef Karo lived today, they would say: We never wrote our codifications for a time when the State of Israel would be established."

The Blue Card: A Time-Limited Mission

13 Iyyar 5776 – May 20, 2016
The Blue Card is the only organization with the sole mission to provide financial assistance to needy survivors.

The Execution of a True Palestinian Hero

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
It is unknown who executed the hero Baha Nababta. likely Palestinians against "normalization." Media, both Israeli and Palestinian, ignored this crime.

A Soldier’s Mother: Gavriella…Who Did Not Survive

27 Nisan 5776 – May 5, 2016
May our people never again be without the means to protect ourselves and may God, above all else, stand over us and protect us.

Authors Compose ‘Silly’ Sentences To Help English-Speakers Learn Hebrew

27 Nisan 5776 – May 4, 2016
When she asked her if she remembered her quirky sentences, the student replied, “Are you kidding me? These sentences are going with me to the grave!”

Demographers Weigh In On Jewish Vote In 2016

HUC-JIR’s Cohen said that Israel is generally not a major factor in most Jews’ voting decisions because “each political perspective sees its candidate as doing right by Israel.”

Daniel Mandel: The Joy, the Lone Oak, and a Special Torah Scroll

20 Nisan 5776 – April 27, 2016
13 years ago, Lt. Daniel Mandel, of the Nahal Brigade, was murdered by a terrorist. Today, there are 18 babies who have been named Daniel, after him.

On The Bookshelf

15 Nisan 5776 – April 22, 2016
I walked into his class thinking I knew how to write, and for our first essay he told us that two-run on sentences was grounds for immediate failure.

‘Pop Chassidic Melodies Are Neither Pop Nor Chassidic’: An Interview with Cantor Joseph Malovany

13 Nisan 5776 – April 20, 2016
I actually originally wanted to become a conductor and studied classical piano and conducting at the Academy of Music of Tel Aviv.

On A Wing And A Prayer

11 Nisan 5776 – April 18, 2016
She would notice when people needed, and what they needed, and she did everything she could to fill the void with energy absent in women half her age.

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

6 Nisan 5776 – April 13, 2016
When it comes to Passover, however, making a product that is kosher for the holiday requires full-time rabbinical supervision.

No More Noble A Life

4 Nisan 5776 – April 11, 2016
Eden saves lives every single day.

‘Better Than An Emmy’: Ten Jewish All-Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Museum...

28 Adar II 5776 – April 6, 2016
A British baroness, TV show producer, MSG executive and Wall Street Journal reporter all talk about being Orthodox and successful.

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