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A Jewish Look At “Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven”

One only has to glance at the Jewish wedding ring from Germany topped with an ornate temple, symbolizing the lost Beis Hamikdash.

A Feud For The Ages: A History Of The Jews And The Church (Part...

The thirteenth century was a turning point in Jewish-Church relations.

The Meeting Of Silicon Alley And Silicon Wadi

It was a much anticipated evening as the winners of the U.S. Israel Business Council (USI) competition for “most promising Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs with the next big idea,” were to be announced. The enthusiasm was overwhelming as there were more than 160 applicants to the “Israel to NY” competition, and despite some very impressive ideas, only 15 Israeli tech-startups were chosen as finalists.

‘For Zion’s Sake I Will Not Hold My Peace, And For Jerusalem’s Sake I...

The following statement is issued by the Presidium of the Rabbinical Alliance of America.

The Days Of Repentance

G-d is merciful and loves his children more than we can understand. He isn’t interested in punishing just because we did wrong.

Beyond The Pale

If the people lacked for material things, the Pale was spiritually rich.

The World Of Judaica

Collecting Jewish antiques entails a bit of dedication as well, as there are many different categories of art that we have to deal with.

Volunteering In Poland Over Pesach

Katowice was the birthplace of both Chovevei Tzion and Agudat Yisrael. Before the Shoah the city had a Jewish population of more than nine thousand.

Reading Emma Lazarus In Hong Kong

It started as my daughter’s third grade assignment: choose a person to write about, preferably an American, preferably a Jew. We were going to do just that. I intended to help my daughter choose the topic and then to back away yet, Emma Lazarus ended up drawing me in.

20 Years After Rebbe’s Death, Jewish Movements Increasingly Emulate Chabad

Creating communities without walls has been a secret to Chabad’s success.

Three Women Parachutists In World War Two

On an ice-cold night in 1942, while taking part in a demanding Palmach training course in Juara in north Israel, Chaviva Reich made the...

A Morah’s View from Out-of-town

When you‘re here, over the rainbow, it is different. Being out-of-town is not about living in some neighborhood of Brooklyn (other than Boro Park, Williamsburg, or Flatbush). Living out-of-town also does not mean living in other parts of the Big Apple, like Manhattan or Queens. It doesn’t even mean living in the suburbs – like the Five Towns or Great Neck. Being here, over the rainbow, means living away.

Milton Friedman, Israel, And The Socialist Jewish Paradox

Friedman believed that while monopolies and oligarchies are injurious to everybody, these systems are particularly ruinous for Jews and for Israel.

The DeYoung Family: Formerly of K’far Darom; Now of Elon Moreh

The family: Uri & Hadassa DeYoung and 5 children: Avigayil (16), Noa (14), Beruria (10), Tsuriel (8) and Devora (2). Background: My husband and I are both from New Jersey. We met and married in Israel. My husband always lived along the New Jersey shore and when he discovered that he didn't have to give up the beach in order to live in an ideologically motivated community he was very excited.

YMB/Alliance: Educational Breakthrough In Brooklyn

While in Paris last March celebrating his wedding anniversary, Jacques Baghdadi set in motion another kind of shidduch. Like many in the community, frustrated with the high cost of yeshivas in Brooklyn, he knocked on the door of Alliance Israelite Universelle, an organization with 150 years of experience providing high-quality, affordable Jewish education worldwide.

The 1957 Attempt To Assassinate Ben-Gurion

When Ben-Gurion was revived at the hospital, he was relieved to learn the attacker was mentally unstable rather than politically motivated.

The Shofar: The Call From Within

We prepared and learned and repented in order to make Hashem very proud of us.

The Hezi Family – Formerly Of Moshav Gadid; Now Of Ein Tzurim Caravilla...

The family: Carol & Shmuel Hezi and their six children, Asnat, Eitan, Amichai, Vardit, Harel and Maital

A Perilous Risk

Was their recent commitment strong enough to prevail against this dramatic test?

The Last Mitzvah

It is vital today to educate the Jewish community that cremation is against Jewish law.

In Memory of Albert (Anshel) Klass

His life was an example of Torah, middos and humility in action.

Hebron Shabbat

Erev Shabbat, Parashat Shemot was a beautiful, clear day. The sun had warmed up the brisk winter air, and off came the jackets as everyone was enjoying the milder weather. My husband and I were excited at the prospect of spending Shabbat in Hebron. The last time we were in Hebron was in June of 2007 when we had the nachas of being present at the completion of Sefer B'reshit by our grandson's class. This Shabbat was the fulfillment of our desire to spend Shabbat in the heart of Hebron.

Yitzhak Navon’s Scroll Of The Elders In The Kotel Hama’aravi

What follows are several excerpts, translated into English, to give readers a flavor of the late president’s beautiful prose:

In-Depth Learning For Women On The Web

You could do just about everything on the internet, except a girl couldn't go to seminary online. I decided to change that.

Cellphone Masks

I knew, of course, that digital communication is big business, but I didn’t realize how big.

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