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

21 Sivan 5774 – June 18, 2014
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

9 Sivan 5774 – June 6, 2014
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

6 Sivan 5774 – June 3, 2014
“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

4 Sivan 5774 – June 1, 2014
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

2 Sivan 5774 – May 30, 2014
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

24 Iyyar 5774 – May 23, 2014
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

20 Iyyar 5774 – May 19, 2014
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...

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 14, 2014
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?

3 Iyyar 5774 – May 2, 2014
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

18 Nisan 5774 – April 17, 2014
Some Mountain Jews believe they are descendents of the Ten Lost Tribes and were exiled to Azerbaijan and Dagestan by Sancheriv.

“’How I Left Egypt…” Gush Katif families reflect on their journey to a permanent...

5 Nisan 5774 – April 4, 2014
Gush Katif families reflect on their journey to a permanent home

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.

Living For The Boss

I wonder out loud how Ruchoma would have handled her father's putting down the law so strongly had she been a young girl growing up 100 years later.

Meet Putin’s High School German Teacher, Now Living In Tel Aviv

3 Nisan 5774 – April 2, 2014
"He was like everyone else," she said. "He was serious. He wouldn't mess around. He would do what I said. He was quiet a lot and thought a lot. He did everything well."

Victims Of Terror: The Terror Within Me

27 Adar II 5774 – March 28, 2014
OneFamily’s support naturally extends to the families of terror victims.

Philly Historian Scores In Bid To Have NBA Pioneer Eddie Gottlieb Honored

25 Adar II 5774 – March 26, 2014
Gottlieb, who immigrated as a boy from Kiev, Ukraine, was a founder, player and coach of one of the most important teams in basketball history: the South Philadelphia Hebrew Association club known by its acronym, the Sphas.

As Survivors Pass, Holocaust Memoir Genre Braces For Significant Transformation

“Most grew up with the Holocaust as a silent, dark mystery,” said Dr. Jerry Jennings, a clinical psychologist who has published three Holocaust memoirs on behalf of survivors. “They were denied the truth of what deeply shaped their parents’ and their own upbringing and they have strong emotions about touching a subject that was explicitly or implicitly forbidden by the parent.”

Identify On LinkedIn & Engage On Twitter

20 Adar II 5774 – March 21, 2014
Just a few months ago, I was having a difficult time getting a refund for a missing product processed via the customer service call center at a major retailer. After spending hours on hold and having my request denied, I sent a Tweet to the company’s Twitter account.

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