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Amulets

While the Torah categorically forbids the practice of magic and sorcery, the type of magic that utilizes the many mystical

Long Live President Rivlin

The president's message was one of living peacefully in a Jewish and democratic state, Jews of all stripes unified as brothers, with Arabs or citizens of other religions.

Freud’s ‘Rabbi’

On his marriage, he wrote: "This is what I believe: something of the core, of the essence of this meaningful and life-affirming Judaism will not be absent from our home" (1882).

Synagogue Destroyed At Ramat Gilad

With the recent kidnapping by the Hamas and the barbaric murder of three children – Gilad Shaar, Eyal Yifrach and Naftali Frankel, we believe that the best answer to honor the memory of those murdered is to continue building those very communities – large and small – that our enemies are trying to destroy.

Brief Lives, Lasting Legacies

These two special women utilized their incredibly painful experience as an opportunity to assist others.

Victims Of Terror: A Home Without Daddy

Sleepily, I watched him kissing Mai's chubby thighs.

Israeli Emergency App Now Available To Everyone

There was a need for the correct people to communicate” with each other in the event of an emergency.

Bursting With Joy

The glass shatters beneath my son's foot, and with that I feel as if the shattered pieces of my heart become whole again.

No Mickey Mouse Tale: Dukas, Goethe, And The Maharal

The similarities between Goethe’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice and the Golem of Prague are stark and unmistakable...

The Soccer Player Who Almost Didn’t Walk

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

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

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

Danny Ayalon: From No-Nonsense Negotiator To Popular Professor

Never pushing any ideology, Ayalon stresses a few key thoughts – particularly that there is a division of responsibilities between Jews in Israel and the Diaspora.

How I Met My Husband

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

Birdsong

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

Marchers, Spectators Celebrate Israel In Annual New York Parade

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

Montefiore Reports To Parliament On The Damascus Affair

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.

My Big Fat Hong Kong B’nai Mitzvah

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

A Shabbos In Locust Grove

Between setting the table, serving the food, and eating the meal, I lose focus on the idea that Shabbos is a sign between us and Hashem.

We Will Return

Living in Eretz Yisrael I learn our land is so much more than the politics and terror described in the papers.

Yeshiva Derech HaTorah To Write Sefer Torah Dedicated To The Memory Of Dr. Jeffrey...

It’s fitting that Yeshiva Derech HaTorah’s Sefer Torah is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Jeffrey Ben-Zvi, z”l, cherished member of the Derech HaTorah parent body and vibrant force in the Flatbush community.

How Do You Say Horseradish In Cantonese?

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

The Community That Dwells In Remote Mountains: The History And Culture Of Gorsky Jews

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

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.

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