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To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.



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Yuval (center) with coach Ami and Shai holding trophies and a medal won by the soccer team.
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2014

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How does Ami cope with being drawn into the maelstrom of pain that victims of terror live with?

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Posted on: June 6th, 2014

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I kept looking at him and looking away, and his eyes seemed brown and kind.

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Posted on: June 6th, 2014

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Our paths were paved, streetlights went up and we started looking like a place and not just some scattered houses.

Nefesh B’Nefesh float at the Celebrate Israel Parade.
 

Posted on: June 3rd, 2014

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“It’s the one time and place where so many people can come together and tell the world that we support Israel.”

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Posted on: June 1st, 2014

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Upon his return to London, Montefiore was given a hero’s welcome, including a big ceremony and special synagogue services and, when he met with Queen Victoria to present her with the firman, she honored him by permitting him to add the Lion of Judah holding a banner bearing the word “Jerusalem” to his coat of arms.

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Posted on: May 30th, 2014

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There is seemingly great pressure to orchestrate a production worthy of the Hong Kong skyline that will serve as a backdrop.

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Posted on: May 2nd, 2014

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I am vegetarian, kosher and have read Charlotte's Web more than once.

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Posted on: April 17th, 2014

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Some Mountain Jews believe they are descendents of the Ten Lost Tribes and were exiled to Azerbaijan and Dagestan by Sancheriv.

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L to R: Tal Brody, stadium manager and Yehudit and Shlomo Yulis during an annual inner Gush Katif community basketball championship game in their son's memory, 2006.
 

Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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Gush Katif families reflect on their journey to a permanent home

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A very unusual silver Charoseth dish in the form of a wheelbarrow "pushed" by a Jewish figure.   Germany circa 1900.
 

Posted on: April 4th, 2014

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

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Posted on: March 28th, 2014

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OneFamily’s support naturally extends to the families of terror victims.

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Posted on: March 7th, 2014

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Wouldn’t it be great if you had a chavrusa working with you, guiding and helping you in your work environment?

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Rav Noach Weinberg, zt"l
 

Posted on: March 7th, 2014

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What made an M.I.T. scholarship student, taking time off from his doctorate in medicine, to backpack, and then decide to backtrack, chuck it all… and get a haircut? Perhaps it is easier to understand a Harvard law student becoming enamored with the logic of Gemara and settling down to struggle with the intellectual challenges of Aramaic acrobatics.

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Undated photo of Rabbi Avigdor, courtesy of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford.
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

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People often ask me why do we need another Holocaust center? The story of Isaac Avigdor is the answer.

Standing, left to right: Mrs. Rochel Goldman, Shlucha to Johannesburg, South Africa; Mrs. Rivka Kotlarsky and Mrs. Molly Resnick, co-directors of the Guest of Shluchos program. Sitting, left to right: Rebbetzin Shula Kazan, Shlucha to Cleveland, OH, and Mrs. Naomi Mauer, co-publisher of The Jewish Press.
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

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Almost every year I am invited to attend the grand banquet of the International Shluchos Convention, the climax of a four-day weekend that attracts some 2,500 Chabad shluchos from all over the world – from Argentina to Australia, from Thailand to Kazakhstan, and from every state in the U.S. It takes place the weekend of Chaf Bet Shevat, the yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt”l.

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Posted on: February 14th, 2014

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Who are the heroes who rush into a hell like this and pull out the wounded and the dead?

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Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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Today, there are about 40 chevrei kadisha in New York State alone, and hundreds throughout the country.

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Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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The greatest concern is for the sensitive care, modesty and dignity of the deceased throughout the process. There is even a point during the tahara when crew members verbally, or internally, apologize to the deceased in case there was any inadvertent lapse of dignity.

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Gathering of the Zionist Federation
 

Posted on: February 7th, 2014

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Jews from this Persian city were not only cruelly attacked by mobs, but also forced to convert to Islam.

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Posted on: January 31st, 2014

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It was a few weeks before Purim and I had just come home from a fabulous day in Ateres Naava seminary. I was inspired. I felt empowered and I wanted to act. I wanted to change the world!

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