Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.
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Chazal tell the story of a very rich man, who as he grew old began to worry about his future.
“What good is all my wealth?” he asked, “if I may soon have to leave it behind me.”
Today is day six without a phone.
Besides for feeling slightly isolated, it’s not too bad.
I’ve been doing things that I know I would not be doing if my phone was sitting next to me, shiny screen beckoning.
Is anyone else alarmed by the way extended warranties are sold on just about anything and everything? It means one of two things – either someone has found a great way of getting consumers to part with more of their hard earned dollars or manufacturers have no faith in their own products. Neither of those options is particularly heartwarming.
As I described Gaon in a review in June 2001 (“In Search of Ancestors, Sculpture by Simon Gaon” at Yeshiva University Museum), his Bukharian Jewish roots are deeply embedded on both sides of his family, echoed in his early yeshiva education.
Let me begin by congratulating my dear machatunim, Soraya and Jay Nimaroff, on being the recipients of the Community Service Award at the Sderot Hesder Institutions 18th annual anniversary dinner.
Think of your issues this way: due to those different backgrounds, you have a “shovel” to deal with difficulties while he has a “spoon”.
The Jewish outlook has always been that the physical world with all its beauty and pleasures is great, but only if it’s used to do good and express higher ethical values. Greek culture taught that beauty and pleasure are where it’s at – period – and let’s keep values and meaning out of the picture.
Remember 613 Torah Avenue? Of course you do.
Released in the 1970’s and through the early 1980’s, the 613 Torah Avenue Tapes on the weekly parsha were part and parcel of most frum children’s Torah education during those years, and continue to be used by many teachers and rebbeim.
Just as the moon waxes and wanes and then totally disappears from view before returning to the night sky, so, too, the Jewish people.
Do you remember the good old days when kids were kids and there was never anything to worry about? Those days never really existed, but today there are issues kids worry about that weren’t issues for some adults. They include fear of bullying, natural disasters, divorce, and violence.
In Part I talked about celebrating 30 years of Regesh Family and Child Services providing services to children, teens and families. I shared the agency’s origin and the many lessons I have learned through this journey. As I mentioned, it is my hope that my experiences will add to your toolbox of life skills.
“I have daughters to marry off and the husbands they want to marry will not accept daughters of someone who is working!”
“It was quite an institutionalized racism, and we didn’t come to get involved in politics.”
Kerry said the best words possible to keep alive his Peace Talk Follies and the worst thing possible to convince Israel when he stated, “Israel’s security is as the top of our agenda.”
Orthodox rabbis for years have denounced the “Kabbalah Centre” as being a fraud of mysticism, Madonna and Britney Spears notwithstanding. Now former followers have sued for financial fraud.
One unique event in Israel is the reaction of people to the first rains. There is almost a festive atmosphere when the first drops fall after a long and dry summer, and people can say, ”Thank God for rain.”
The Obama administration is preparing to knife Israel in the back by forcing it to accept concessions on land and security to keep the Palestinian Authority happy.
The Palestinian Authority has joined the military industrial complex and is heavily armed to fight terror, assuming it does not repeat history and join the terrorists, such as Al Aqsa, also armed to the teeth.
Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick may be the man who single-handedly and unintentionally sends the Peace Talks Follies back to the graveyard from which the Obama administration tried to resurrect it.
The Palestinian Authority was born out of a lie and will die out of the truth, ever so slowly.
How much more ridiculous can Palestinian Authority Arabs make themselves appear before foreign ministers stop taking them seriously?
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