Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Penn Hillel event, March 28, 2013
About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.
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Congratulations to Elliot and to Bonnie, the first two winners in the Abeles & Heymann free hot dog contest.
Filling two vacuums at once – one of Orthodox women taking a more public role and a second of Modern Orthodox Jews demonstrating the merits of religious Jewish practice – Allison Josephs has transformed her sweet and engaging webisodes and blog into a larger force. Jew in the City is now a franchise.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa – In the early 1940s, at a time when it was virtually impossible for a South African of color to secure a professional apprenticeship, the Jewish law firm Witkin, Sidelsky and Eidelman gave a young black man a job as a clerk.
Yossi Klein Halevi’s Like Dreamers (Harper) explores the lives of seven Israeli paratroopers in the Six-Day War who, his subtitle suggests, “Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation.” It offers a fascinating variation on the theme of Israel at a fateful crossroads, in search of itself, following the wondrously unifying moment at the Western Wall in June 1967 when Jewish national sovereignty in Jerusalem was restored for the first time in nineteen centuries.
WASHINGTON – Amid simmering tensions over Iran policy, the Obama and Netanyahu governments appear to have quietly forged common ground in recent weeks on Israeli-Palestinian talks, with the United States accepting that a possible “framework” agreement might not address every outstanding issue in the negotiations.
Sisi is not on the list.
“If the Israeli Left has no place for those who … wage battle against those who seek to delegitimize Israel, it will not return to lead the country.”
The Rabbanut is going out on an initiative to prevent stores from staying open past the entry of Shabbos.
Although she survived the attack, she was demonized on Egypt’s talk shows for the violence she endured.
With the conclusion of the Syrian fiasco, the Obama administration had to turn it’s attention to a more imminent threat.
I don’t know how observant Mr. Brooks is, but I do know he understands what being Jewish means.
What were a dozen Hasidim doing out on the street at 4:30 AM, and how could they tell the victim was gay?
Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175 cases were triple the national average in previous years. Embarrassingly enough, the largest group of people infected with measles came from our very own anti-vaccination cult of Brooklyn Hareidi Jews. Thirty […]
During a Mass with Egypt’s Catholic leader, Pope Francis prayed for the safety and religious liberty of Middle East Christians. “Let real guarantees of religious liberty be given to all, together with the rights of Christians to live peacefully in the places where they were born, in the native country they love as citizens of […]
Hillel’s new CEO sets the standard: Hillel’s name carries benefits and responsibilities. To acquire the benefits you must accept the responsibilities.
A J Street U student was rude and disruptive during a campus event at Brandeis, wrote about the event omitting relevant details, then asked an editor to remove someone else’s blog post describing his behavior because it might affect his “future employment.”
Stories of Russian repression of its citizenry and crackdown on its nascent press freedoms signals yet another pivot away from Western values.
Some Hillel students reject Hillel’s standards and partners. But they still want Hillel funds for their (anti-Israel) activities.
The intermarriage rate doubles for second generation Israeli-Americans, according to a recent survey.
Security safeguards for Israel proposed by the US were rejected by the PA
The future New York City Councilwoman blamed the violence of “young people of color” in her community on “governmental neglect, outside uncontrolled influences and failed leadership.”
The cufflinks gift to Obama depicts a Menorah etching found in the City of David and dating back to the year 0. A subtle reminder, perhaps, to those who forget Jews have a millennial connection to Jerusalem.
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