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Posted on: March 7th, 2016

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The current “knife intifada” has, since September, resulted in the murder of 30 innocent Israelis as well as injury to another 352.

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Posted on: February 26th, 2016

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Referring to his family, he wrote to Mr. Tress, “I don’t know how I ever can thank you for what you did [for] all of us. It is now over four years since I left Germany…

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Posted on: February 19th, 2016

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In fact, you can barely turn around in Krakow’s Jewish quarter without bumping into a legend of some sort.

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Posted on: February 10th, 2016

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While advocating Jewish liberty, however, Jefferson simultaneously held Judaism itself in low regard.

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Posted on: February 8th, 2016

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I want to go on living even after my death.

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Posted on: January 22nd, 2016

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“We were able to bring together the Jewish community, regardless of level of observance,”

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Posted on: January 21st, 2016

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While he wrote only one piece of music directly for liturgical use, Hashkeveinu, which premiered at the Park Avenue Synagogue on May 11, 1945, Bernstein often named his works after Jewish themes and personalities.

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Posted on: January 20th, 2016

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For his 16th yahrzeit (10 Shevat), I asked all the grandchildren to write some memories of their Zaidie that stand out in their mind.

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Posted on: January 18th, 2016

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The Ritchie Boys were approximately 9,000 US servicemen who received their training at the Military Intelligence Training Center at Camp Ritchie, Maryland.

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Posted on: January 12th, 2016

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The tragic Mendelsohn saga clearly illustrates the importance of clear pre-need funeral arrangements

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Posted on: January 7th, 2016

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Mrs. R. hurls the violin at the couch, screeching, “It’s horrible! I sound so horrible!” and again runs out of the room, sobbing.

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Klein, Psy.D.; Judith Guedalia, Ph.D.; and Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski were among the speakers at Nefesh’s 19th annual international conference.
 

Posted on: January 6th, 2016

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However, many people who visit a therapist and feel they weren’t helped conclude that “therapy doesn’t work.” This is unfortunate because those people don’t get the help they could receive.

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Rabbi Shlomo Einhorn dancing with students of Yavneh Hebrew Academy at the conclusion of 18 consecutive hours of shiurim.
 

Posted on: January 4th, 2016

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The 18-hour event, which ran from midnight on December 23 to 6 p.m. on December 24, coincided with a project run by Yavneh’s middle school that had students memorizing the answers to 18,000 questions on the entire Sefer Bereishis.

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Posted on: January 1st, 2016

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Her life circumstances have never defined her or limited her and her positivity is just refreshingly addictive.

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Judah “The Hammer” faces off against an imperial infantryman in Daniel Perez and Mark Strauss’s Maccabaeus.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2015

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Despite having no Hollywood connections to speak of, Perez began the work of first learning how to write a screenplay, then putting all of his research into a script.

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Posted on: December 21st, 2015

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During the Middle Ages Girona was one of Europe's most important centers of Kabbalah.

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Posted on: December 17th, 2015

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One can’t help but admire her many accomplishments, especially as the director of Head Start,

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Posted on: December 17th, 2015

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When Dreyfus was finally cleared and Zola returned to France, Monet sank into a deep depression over the sordid and disgraceful affair.

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Posted on: December 14th, 2015

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In August of 1945, US Army Chaplain Major Aaron Paperman was stationed in Rome, Italy, and sent a telegram to the Agudath Israel Youth Council in New York requesting aid for Jews that had been liberated. Though the war was over and the Nazis were defeated, the remnant of European Jewry continued to suffer. Bereft […]

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