The issue of restitution for private property owned by Jews in Poland has long been a sore spot for many Jews of Polish origin.
In the century and a half since the birth of the rebbetzin famous ancestor, transportation has changed from horse and wagon to jet plane, but Torah life is constant.
The vast majority of children from the current yeshiva system believe all midrashim are part of the literal account of the events that occurred in the Tanach.
Noting this reality, I concluded in a 1985 research piece: "Liberals and conservatives support Israel versus the Arabs in similar proportions."
Is this something the Jewish community should be concerned with, or, should we keep our noses out of such matters - at least until it affects one of our homes or businesses?
Not content with the classic leftist divestment tactic, elements of PCUSA, from the Chicago Middle East Task Force, met with leaders of the terrorist organization Hizbullah in Lebanon.
Unfair Depiction Steven Plaut's description of France in his article "Le Bouffon Grandiose" (op-ed, May 5,) does not fit the facts.First, actor Dieudonn?'s provocative...
We must learn to read widely beyond the mainstream press, which is often ignorant of facts on the ground, or worse - is maliciously inclined toward Israel. In this connection, American Jews must really learn history - Jewish history; Israel's history; Arab history; and Islamic history.
Our greatest fear is that the subsidies and grants will be handed out to eager and often desperate institutions but that the money will not be used to its maximum benefit.
Many nations are reluctant to confront the Arab world in its backing of Sudan, and this has been a major factor in European foot-dragging on the Darfur issue.
So one of the world's leading feminists has been offered a safe perch by a conservative think tank. I am not surprised.
Welcome to Monsey, New York, or as many here wryly refer to the temporary home that remains "in the uttermost West" Ir HaKodesh - the Holy City.
A tuna fish caught in the Indian Ocean this week has excited Kenyan Muslims who are flocking here by the hundreds to see a Koranic verse apparently embedded in its scales.
When reporter Abraham Michael Rosenthal’s byline began appearing in The New York Times back in the 1940’s, the sensitivities of the paper’s owners – German Jews of the fully assimilated “Our Crowd” variety – dictated that he use the initials A.M. in place of his glaringly ethnic first name.
Mendy, today is your bar mitzvah. As your father, I want to help inspire you on this momentous occasion with words that I hope will stay with you forever.
Regular Alerts NeededThe Jewish Press is to be commended for its editorial last week urging parents to be proactive in the care of their...
"May we be worthy of our role." So ends the author's dedication of The Jewish Revolution (1971) to his son, Aryeh. Scholar, writer and active Zionist, Israel Eldad warned the Jewish people against relying on others to defend them. Boldly recognizing that it had been the consistent miscalculations of "Jewish diplomacy" that hastened the fate of millions during the Holocaust, Eldad's great wisdom underscores the terrible folly of current and ongoing Israeli concessions for "peace."
I recently had the pleasure of sitting in on a meeting of the "Lishka" of the renewed Sanhedrin in Israel.
The first mention of Szczuczyn, located in northeastern Poland, was in 1466 when it was mentioned in documents as a village that belonged to private owners.
Though the worship of God and our underlying relationship with Him are implicit in this text, the stress is on our relationship with people.
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