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Contemplating Cheshvan

We are called Yehudim as our essence is one of giving thanks.

Power And Politics: Feminized (Part IV): A Woman In The Modern World (1750-1900)

Jewish women made their mark in education, welfare for the poor, and care for orphans, sometimes even manipulating public policy.

Praying For Someone Else

Does G-d answer our prayers? Definitely! Sometimes the answer is "Yes" and sometimes it's "No." And whatever God's answer, it's always what's best for us.

A Father-Son Duo: Utopian Proto-Zionist And America’s First Jewish Senator

Nonetheless, to his political enemies – and there were many – his very name was an anathema.

From Boro Park to Staten Island: A Modern-Day Jewish Exodus

Can Staten Island ever become a bustling Jewish neighborhood like Boro Park?

The Makor College Experience: The Program With A Heart

What sets this program apart from other similar programs is that its creators work to ensure that the curriculum stays relevant.

Heady Issues

Personally, I believe scarves are more modest and appropriate headgear for Jewish women, but what to do? I’m a staunch wig person myself.

The First Jew To Hold Public Office In America

At a time when Maryland Jews lacked even the most basic civil rights, including the right to vote, Reuben Etting (1762-1848) joined many Colonial...


When should we be tough, soft, when are we truly honest with ourselves and our surroundings? And when are we just putting on a show.

Edward Teller And A Nuclear Israel

The “Einstein letter” to which Teller refers is undoubtedly one of the most important and consequential letters in human history.

True Happiness

We will never find happiness when all we see is the surface of life, without examining its core.

Forgotten Holocaust Heroes: Dr. Ho Feng Shan, Little-Known Chinese Savior Of Jews

Seeing the Jews so doomed, it was only natural to feel deep compassion, and from a humanitarian standpoint, to be impelled to help them.

Musically Baltimore

Our music programs are designed to give children an unforgettable year that will help them develop in every area of their lives.

Kiddush Hashem Activist

The most popular way of understanding kiddush Hashem is as any action you choose to do that brings honor and glory to G-d in the eyes of those around you.

Scholarship And Sefarim In Shanghai

The Jewish spirit lives in every branch of life and the Jewish heart palpates everywhere.

Yorkers – But Are They Kosher?

In honor of Sukkos, The Jewish Press decided to feature pictures of six of the winning designs.

G-d’s love

There are so many examples of something that looks harsh or not pleasant when in fact it is for the benefit of the individual suffering.

Thanks For The Set!

The rights Rosen won for Jews included the right to emigrate, and he oversaw a tremendous exodus of some 400,000 Romanian Jews to Eretz Yisrael and elsewhere.

Kapparot: ‘A Wing And A Prayer’

In Levy’s drawing, the children do not seem particularly enamored by having a chicken waived over their heads, as the boy seems to be shielding his eyes and the little girl seems to be recoiling in horror.

13-Year-Old Frum Jew Wins First Place On Cooking Show

Asked what her reaction was to winning, Goldzal said, “I was so happy…because it showed people that eating kosher can be just as exciting and delicious.”

Living In G-d’s Backyard

Life in this special land can be difficult. Sometimes what makes it so hard is not so much the physical work but the mental and spiritual work.

Knot Your Typical Tichel

She found knotting a head scarf in a novel way or weaving multiple scarves together to be a creative outlet, one that she enjoyed and had strangers stopping her and asking her to share her techniques.

Rosh Hashanah Greetings From WWII’s Jewish Brigade

Broadly heralded as the contemporary embodiment of the Maccabees, some 30,000 Jewish volunteers from Eretz Yisrael served with the British Army during World War II, and more than 700 were killed in active duty.

Swordfish: A Kashrus Tale Of Legends

If a fish has scales as a juvenile, but lacks them as an adult, is it kosher?

Shipped To Australia: A Forgotten World War II Saga

The 6th of September marks the 78th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Dunera – a British passenger ship – into Sydney, Australia...


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