He mentions the threatening atmosphere of anti-Semitism in Mussolini's Italy and his concern for his wife and children.
We in Israel are "used to" hatred and violence, but we are not immune.
Did you know the United States issued a 39-cent stamp featuring the Kotel back in 2007?
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.
To the amazement of the bedraggled group of prisoners, Rav Yaakov proceeded to recite the entire parsha from memory.
His life was an example of Torah, middos and humility in action.
Newport had been financially devastated during the Revolution, when the British occupied the town and seized ships and other resources.
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.
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.
In Ani Maamin, Wiesel navigates the extremes between shallow religious fervor and glib atheism.
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.
While there were those who chose to avoid the paint, I wasn’t one of them.
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.
Even when the mob threatened to kill her children that were in the house, she refused to give them any information.
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).
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.
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.
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.
While honoring his deceased relatives through his work, Sendak simultaneously mocked those survivors with whom he grew up.
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.
Salinger was raised as an Orthodox Jew, and his later turmoil regarding his Jewish identity is the key to understanding his life and work.
In the specialized corner of filmmaking that creates Jewish music videos, Finkelman has earned a reputation as a visionary.
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.
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?’”
These many heroes and heroines gave Israel their hears.