Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
The Forward is going back to its roots and is about to launch the “Forverts” Yiddish-language website, further evidence of the incredible survival of the Yiddish language.
New York hosts approximately 80,000 Chassidic Jews who speak Yiddish at home, and the community’s birth rate is soaring.
The Forward will bring the Forverts site online on Monday and hopes to reach an international audience of Yiddish speakers.
Ironically, the liberal Forward newspaper is often considered by the Haredi community to be anti-religious, and the editorial policy will remain secular and liberal.
Publisher Samuel Norich told Reuters that online photographs of women probably will offend many Haredi readers but that the Internet makes it easier for people to read the news in privacy rather than facing criticism that would come from reading a “non-kosher” newspaper in front of others.
The Forward publishes only about 2,000 copies of its Forverts Yiddish language newspaper, and more than half of the readers are theirs 80s and 90s.
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Arab students at a Palestinian Authority school re-enact the kidnapping of IDF soldier Oron Shaul’s dead body.
The IDF shot down a Syrian MiG that infiltrated Israeli air space with a Patriot missile. An investigation has been launched.
The US and allies began bombing ISIS in Syria on Monday despite warnings from Russia and Iran. Washington informed Damascus.
After 2 days of deliberation by a jury, following a 5 week trial, and 10 years of legal battles, Jordan’s Arab Bank has been found guilty of helping Hamas financially.
ISIS urged all Muslims to kill all non-Muslims, and referred to Kerry as an ‘uncircumcised old Geezer.’
The ISIS spokesman issued a statement that said the coalition led by the United States against ISIS was the “final campaign of the crusaders.”
British Muslims launch social media campaign against ISIS, called #NotInMyName.
A seniors’ tennis team from New York is going to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat.
The cease-fire does not mean Hamas can’t prepare to end it.
“How can you separate politics and health? The two go hand-in-hand.” – editor of Lancet medical journal.
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Add BDS to the long list of those who never will forgive Obama.
The Mossad international intelligence agency has launched a new website to recruit potentially qualified candidates.
An Arab media outlet appears to be having issues with the closure of the Cave of the Patriarchs to Muslims over Rosh Hashana.
The ISIS terror group has released its first “feature length” film.” It’s worthy of an Oscar. Not.
Three sets of three-day Yomim Tovim can seem overwhelming – especially when we are trying to stay healthy.
A dozen rabbis and a Jewish gun club are extremely critical of the position on gun control taken by the RCA and the OU.
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