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The Nozyk Genizah Of Warsaw: Historic Torah Fragments Discovered In Poland

A few of them looked to be over five hundred years old due to some of the variant letter shapes and tagim (crowns) that are no longer used.

The Prayers Of A Lifetime

To the amazement of the bedraggled group of prisoners, Rav Yaakov proceeded to recite the entire parsha from memory.

In Memory of Albert (Anshel) Klass

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

Longfellow And The Jewish Cemetery At Newport

Newport had been financially devastated during the Revolution, when the British occupied the town and seized ships and other resources.

Temech: Networking And Business Tactics In Jerusalem

The lectures are all of the highest caliber, with each lecturer a successful expert in his or her field. They give practical hands-on advice and tips to help others replicate their success.

March Of The Living

Another fact that participants need to deal with is that in so many cases little remains to bear witness to the horrors that took place.

Elie Wiesel: From ‘Night’ To Faith

In Ani Maamin, Wiesel navigates the extremes between shallow religious fervor and glib atheism.

Four For The Fourth (Part II)

Perhaps even more would have perished if not for the efforts of thousands of women who volunteered to help nurse the soldiers, including Clara Barton, who would later found the American Red Cross, and Louisa May Alcott, author of the Civil War-era classic Little Women.

A Rainbow of Fun And Unity

While there were those who chose to avoid the paint, I wasn’t one of them.

Darwin, Jewish Theology, And The Holocaust

While it is not the purpose of this article to present a dissertation on the Torah’s views on evolution, suffice it to say this is a very controversial topic and that strong arguments exist on both sides.

Four For The Fourth

Even when the mob threatened to kill her children that were in the house, she refused to give them any information.

Living With Lists

A list can contain not four, not fourteen, but even forty or more items all at one time (although, I’d suggest you try and limit yourself if you want to keep your sanity).

1,000 Letters Add Poignant Perspective On Holocaust

Luz never married. “When she died,” Dwork said, “her nephew was going through her apartment, sorting out her effects, and he found a suitcase of these letters.

Lake George And Gore Mountain

The Lake George area has a historical depth to it, is filled with natural beauty and has a whole host of fun for those with an adventurous streak.

Soon By You – Take Two

The series follows six Modern Orthodox singles in New York City as they navigate the dating scene, dealing with set-ups, mess-ups, and, particularly in the first episode, mix-ups.

Maurice Sendak: A Jewish Vilde Chayah

While honoring his deceased relatives through his work, Sendak simultaneously mocked those survivors with whom he grew up.

Dignified Slumber: The Restoration Of Jewish Cemeteries In Jamaica

With their skills in finance and trade, and the network they naturally shared with European Jews, they played an important economic role in the sugar trade and the shipping industry.

The Catcher In The (Half-Jewish) Rye

Salinger was raised as an Orthodox Jew, and his later turmoil regarding his Jewish identity is the key to understanding his life and work.

The King Of Jewish YouTube: Daniel Finkelman Is Pursuing His Chabad Shlichut Through Popular...

In the specialized corner of filmmaking that creates Jewish music videos, Finkelman has earned a reputation as a visionary.

Inclement Weather No Match For Celebrate Israel Parade

As always, though, the heart and soul of the parade were the marching bands, singing groups, and hundreds of day schools and organizations representing virtually all segments of the Jewish community.

A Home Away From Home

Enthusiastic volunteer Arlene Chertof of Efrat says, "The guys are sweethearts. I love volunteering here. Even a soldier without a kippah will ask, ‘Is this pareve or dairy?’”

Of Hospitals, Doctors And Nurses

These many heroes and heroines gave Israel their hears.

Jerusalem Of Writers

Perhaps the biggest draw for the seminar’s attendees is having the opportunity to meet with Orthodox book publishers and representatives from the English-language magazines.

Jerusalem – Forty-Nine Years Later

Like a radiant bride waiting for the arrival of her groom, she is surrounded by shusvinim in the form of vibrant new neighborhoods.

Did Raoul Wallenberg Meet Gerald Ford?

While a few Shutz-passes (letters of protection issued by Wallenberg to Hungarian Jews) signed by him do exist (though they are rarities), other autographed documents are virtually non-existent.

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