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Henry Stimson Approves Passover Furloughs

18 Nisan 5777 – April 13, 2017
Many young Jewish soldiers who were away from home for the first time found that attending a Seder provided an important emotional link to familiar traditions of home and family.

Lost Songs Of Survivors

11 Nisan 5777 – April 7, 2017
After seventy years of silence, for the first time, we are actually hearing songs sung by those subjected to unspeakable cruelty.

Hashem Speaks To Those Who Listen

How many of us are actually attuned to Hashem's voice?

Bernard Baruch: ‘America First’

3 Nisan 5777 – March 29, 2017
On the one hand, he was not a Zionist in the sense of supporting Eretz Yisrael as a Jewish state and he publicly proclaimed that he was not a political Zionist.

John Lennon, Helen Shapiro, And The Jews

26 Adar 5777 – March 23, 2017
Our extended family, although not a very orthodox group, was nevertheless totally Jewish in identity and heritage…

Yitzhak Ganon And ‘The Angel Of Death’

19 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
Though I assumed he was just another notary, I nonetheless decided on a whim to see if I could find out anything interesting about him – and therein lies a truly remarkable, almost unbelievable, tale.

Purim Art Contest Winners

11 Adar 5777 – March 8, 2017
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COJO Breakfast Brings Out Community Leaders

A multi-faceted, non-sectarian, non-profit social service agency that acts as the eyes and ears of the community to address communal and individual concerns and needs, COJO provides assistance to more than 24,000 clients with more than 55,000 services.

Jerome Kern And ‘Ol’ Man River’

He collaborated with many of the leading librettists and lyricists of his era and created dozens of Broadway musicals and Hollywood films in a career that lasted more than four decades.

Advocates Make Case In Albany For Increased Aid To Private Schools

State education officials say they spend $26 billion throughout New York on elementary and secondary education. That number is higher than most state budgets and more than the operating budget of many countries.

Cellphone Masks

9 Adar 5777 – March 6, 2017
I knew, of course, that digital communication is big business, but I didn’t realize how big.

Let Torah Unite Us

4 Adar 5777 – March 1, 2017
As Purim approaches, and as we open the megillah, I can’t help but think about how, sadly, we are too often united because of dangers facing our people.

Historic Shul Reopens On Lower East Side

The historic Meseritz Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side was officially reopened on February 24 with a ceremony at the shul.

Museum Treasures

2 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
As she prepared for her ultimate journey, she asked that this precious challah cover be buried with her, along with the photo of her sister Kaila and the postcards.

Jewish Geography, Part IV: Where In The World Are The Ten Lost Tribes...

Were the Jews Eldad encountered during his life and travels really descendants of the Ten Lost Tribes?

The Jewish WWI Military Contribution To Germany

28 Shevat 5777 – February 23, 2017
The German Military High Command through War Minister Wild von Hohenborn ordered the Judenzählung (1916), a despicable Jewish census designed to confirm the lack of patriotism among German Jews.

This Is Jeopardy!

27 Shevat 5777 – February 22, 2017
It all began when Netanel decided to sign up for notifications of upcoming tryouts. After taking an online test, he was invited to audition.

Young Israel Of Memphis Celebrates Talmud And Torah

18 Shevat 5777 – February 13, 2017
Many young couples they interact with are looking for more affordable Jewish communities.

The Jew Who Discovered Penicillin’s Use

14 Shevat 5777 – February 9, 2017
He married within the faith (to chemist Anne Beloff) and was an outspoken anti-assimilationist.

Holding Their Hands

11 Shevat 5777 – February 6, 2017
Dr. Gruber was 32 years old when she was sent on this mission. She felt strongly that she was suited to go as she was Jewish herself and spoke Yiddish.

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