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).
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.
These two special women utilized their incredibly painful experience as an opportunity to assist others.
Sleepily, I watched him kissing Mai's chubby thighs.
There was a need for the correct people to communicate” with each other in the event of an emergency.
The glass shatters beneath my son's foot, and with that I feel as if the shattered pieces of my heart become whole again.
The similarities between Goethe’s Sorcerer’s Apprentice and the Golem of Prague are stark and unmistakable...
How does Ami cope with being drawn into the maelstrom of pain that victims of terror live with?
Creating communities without walls has been a secret to Chabad’s success.
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.
I kept looking at him and looking away, and his eyes seemed brown and kind.
Our paths were paved, streetlights went up and we started looking like a place and not just some scattered houses.
“It’s the one time and place where so many people can come together and tell the world that we support Israel.”
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.
There is seemingly great pressure to orchestrate a production worthy of the Hong Kong skyline that will serve as a backdrop.
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.
Living in Eretz Yisrael I learn our land is so much more than the politics and terror described in the papers.
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.
I am vegetarian, kosher and have read Charlotte's Web more than once.
Some Mountain Jews believe they are descendents of the Ten Lost Tribes and were exiled to Azerbaijan and Dagestan by Sancheriv.