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Returning To Beit Lechem – With Idealism And Faith

9 Heshvan 5776 – October 21, 2015
“Rachel has cried enough,” Stern said. “Now it’s time to give her something to smile about.”

Morning Reflections From Afar

30 Tishri 5776 – October 12, 2015
While I envision the need to travel back and forth from time to time, my place is here with my husband and children.

The Sad Story Of Califano, Einstein, And The Nazis

26 Tishri 5776 – October 8, 2015
Compelled to show his friendship for the Jews in a more concrete form, Califano decided to print, at his own expense, a million color postcards reproducing The Ignominy of the Twentieth Century and to sell them nationally for the benefit of Jewish refugees from the Nazis.

Whiz Kids

15 Tishri 5776 – September 27, 2015
Bigger isn’t always better. We know this from Pirkei Avos, which advises us not to look at the container, but rather at what is inside,...

Sukkah Reflections

13 Tishri 5776 – September 25, 2015

Wyatt Earp’s Mezuzah

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
Another intriguing “Wyatt Earp Jewish connection” involves the long-standing mystery of the legendary fallout between Wyatt and Doc Holliday.

Red Spies

8 Tishri 5776 – September 20, 2015
The Red Orchestra was made up of three different units. The Trepper unit was based in Germany, France and Belgium.

A Passport Of Life

6 Tishri 5776 – September 18, 2015
It is important to recognize that her efforts on behalf of rescue weren’t always lauded.

9/11, Israel, And Me

26 Elul 5775 – September 9, 2015
As he shut his piercing grey eyes and began chanting a portion of the service from memory, we could all sense he was actually transported back there through time and space – and the best part was that he was taking us with him.

Tie A Gold Ribbon ‘Round A Tree

24 Elul 5775 – September 7, 2015
Every year 13,500 children will be diagnosed with a pediatric cancer.

Jews of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

14 Elul 5775 – August 28, 2015
There is a rich Jewish history in this part of the world. Now the hidden customs are being revealed, as many seek to reconnect with their roots.

The Zapruder Film: A Piece Of Jewish History

12 Elul 5775 – August 26, 2015
On November 22, 1963, Abraham Zapruder created one of the most famous, and valuable, pieces of film and became forever linked with one of...

Jewish Chopsticks

10 Elul 5775 – August 24, 2015
Upon meeting the Zionist delegation, General Wu, a recent convert to Christianity, said, “You are my spiritual brothers.

Victory Through Torah

With the assistance of Mr. Tress, Private Moskowitz tried tirelessly to become an army chaplain.

Beyond The Pale: Jewish Ukraine (Part II)

2 Elul 5775 – August 17, 2015
The pogroms of 1881-1884 were sparked by the assassination of Alexander II.

Bringing Bright Smiles To A Jewish African Community

30 Av 5775 – August 14, 2015
"They have such a strong connection to Judaism."

Lone Soldiers On Leave: Do You Know Where They Go?

26 Av 5775 – August 10, 2015
There are nearly 3,000 lone soldiers in Israel today; most of whom return to empty, lonely apartments.

The Anne Frank House

Hundreds of thousands of people visit the house each year and are touched by the tragic story.

Giving While Living: Liver Donation Saves Monsey Mom

21 Av 5775 – August 5, 2015
In comparison for the same year, there were 5,135 kidney transplants from a living donor and 10,015 kidney transplants from a deceased donor.

Andy Warhol’s ‘Minyan’

14 Av 5775 – July 29, 2015
Jews who were considered, but not ultimately selected, include Woody Allen, Saul Bellow, David Ben-Gurion, Marc Chagall, Anne Frank, and Barbra Streisand.

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