To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: November 7th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
While he slept, he dreamed of Eliyahu HaNavi, who was trying to awaken him from his sleep.
Posted on: October 24th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
He lacked for nothing materialistic and could have lived the rest of his life, had he chosen to, in the luxury and laziness that dominated the Roman upper class life.
Posted on: October 12th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
When the soldiers heard this they exclaimed happily: “You mean this is the sacred Jewish fruit? Hurry, get on the horse. You are coming with us to the palace.”
Posted on: September 24th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Dug out beneath his bunk was a little chest which he guarded with his very life. It contained a small Sefer Torah, miniature size, but kosher, and a shofar.
Posted on: September 5th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
“You can have your choice,” said the wise king. “You can choose to take this gold, 100 pieces each, or I can give you each three pieces of advice.”
Posted on: August 22nd, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
He followed her advice and, before departing, the rabbanim offered him a bracha. “Aba Yudin, may the Lord return your wealth, for all the kind deeds you do.”
Posted on: August 8th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
“When I asked why she cried so much she said she came from a very religious home and feared she would be sold to a non-Jew and forced to convert.
Posted on: July 28th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
And so the enemy burst into the Sanctuary and set up a stand on the Temple Mount.
Posted on: July 11th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
When the young man awoke, he did not know where he was. As he looked around, the princess looked out and saw him.
Posted on: June 27th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Entering the city he visited the cattle market and saw two parei adumah untouched by any harness.
Posted on: June 13th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Every night he would go out in the darkness and dig for hours until the waters began to rise, and watering places for the weary and thirsty came into being.
Posted on: May 30th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Do you wonder at times what possible purpose some little insect might have for being?
Posted on: May 16th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Twelve years went by until Eliyahu HaNavi came to the entrance of the cave and exclaimed, “The Roman emperor has died and all of his decrees have become void. You are no longer under a death sentence.”
Posted on: May 2nd, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Certainly, the Jewish leader, even more than the layman, must have his answers and explanations ready at all times
Posted on: April 11th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
“You speak foolishly, daughter, how is it possible for a man who has not eaten for 10 years to live?”
Posted on: March 14th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
When Bnei Yisrael returned to their homeland they were a poor and weak group of people. Because of the great number of enemies and wild animals that had inhabited the land during their exile, they huddled together in a few areas, like Yerushalayim, in order to find protection.
Posted on: February 28th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
In the midst of his merrymaking, the king ordered his servants to bring out the golden vessels that were taken from the Beit HaMikdash by his father Nevuchadnezzar. The king and his men drank from them and praised the gods of gold and silver.
Posted on: February 14th, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Although Daniel was the chief minister in Bavel, he could not eradicate the custom practiced in many provinces of worshipping idols. In the capital city there was a statue of Baal and more and more people began to worship it. Even the king was beginning to believe in its power.
Posted on: January 31st, 2014Kidz → Midrash Stories
Through the inﬂuence of Daniel, one of Nevuchadnezar’s ministers, his three companions, Chananiah, Mishael and Azariah were appointed as governors over various provinces in Bavel.
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