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Exodus From Israel To Egypt: 100 Years Since The Turkish Expulsion Of Jews

With generous support from the Egyptian Jewish community, the exiled family built a new life for itself in the Mafruza and Gabbari refugee camps near Alexandria.

These I Will Remember: Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel I

Woe to us that we have to be put to death like common heathen and murderers!

The Synagogue That Merges Past And Future

The traditional services that take place here transport visitors back in time, enabling them to smell and feel the authentic historical experience.

A World Of Surprises

Who wants to read Old News when the Internet is already giving you tomorrow's happenings before they've even occurred?

These I Will Remember

Even though the Roman victory signaled the end of Jewish sovereignty, it did not mean the end of Torah Judaism.

Nadia And Yehudit: Two Righteous Women Of Israel

After they saw what happened in Gush Katif in 2005, they understood Judea and Samaria could well be next.

“Write Spirit” Contest Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners in the "Write Spirit" competition, a collaboration of The Orthodox Women's Chaplaincy Network and The Jewish Press.

The Wounded Healer

“Hashem has blessed me with wonderful friends and family,” she mumbles.

Comforting Elijah

I sit down next to the dear prophet Elijah And quietly smile at him. He glances at me with an expression of gratitude. It is time to take him out of his abyss.

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.

A Time Of Promise

Since there is no "happenstance" in our world, we can only say that something of great import is taking place in the Holy Land.

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.

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