During the 1500s, the Church added another reason for the enforced segregation: to further degrade and humiliate the Jewish community so they would convert to Christianity.
Most of my parents’ friends did not have a single relative left in the world after the war and so they formed new families and attachments.
How shall we hold on to the memory of those who perished?
Although the Tel Aviv bombing was one of the few occasions during the war when the Axis powers caused Jewish deaths in Eretz Yisrael, it has been largely forgotten.
G-d is merciful and loves his children more than we can understand. He isn’t interested in punishing just because we did wrong.
Capp further laced his comments with criticism of Schulz’s endorsements and sponsorships, which was particularly ironic given Capp’s own licensing and merchandising juggernaut.
Each one of us no matter where we live, our gender, our nationality or the social circles we live in, have worries.
They had succeeded in learning without books, since one man knew the first half of the Ketzos by heart and another knew the second half.
Th her, it seemed the Jews were trying to send a hidden message to the visiting Americans.
At many points in his life, he intended to go in one direction, until Hashem pushed him back on the road to return.
Although anti-Semitism no longer excludes Jewish athletes from the Olympics, Israel continues to host the Maccabiah Games for Diaspora Jews and all Israelis, Jew or non-Jew, every four years.
Foreign Ministry ofﬁcials, however, continued to argue that at best, international relations would be adversely affected and that at worst, global dissatisfaction with Israel would turn it into a pariah nation.
We prepared and learned and repented in order to make Hashem very proud of us.
Much of the food in Houston, in stores and warehouses, etc., has been destroyed. Kosher food is even more scarce.
Are we not walking down the road to redemption?
This is the time to stop and see in which direction we are heading in our lives. What type of investments are we making?
The winning proposal, which was chosen from among 450 designs submitted by 164 participants, incorporated as its central theme an iconic representation of the menorah carved in relief on the Arch of Titus in Rome.
It’s estimated that the total number of Spain’s Jews who succumbed to the pressure to convert was between 200,000 and 250,000 souls.
Rabbi Yaakov Salomon emphasizes the imperative of familiarizing our children with the lessons of the Holocaust.
Chronic pain is debilitating and eating or smoking pot has given many people relief. Most people see it as a benign way of dealing with pain, but is it benign?
Now other than it being very frustrating we must learn to contemplate on those times and see beyond the moment of distress to a higher force.
Dalin's newly-released book is the first to review the history of the eight Jewish justices born to Jewish mothers, who served and continue to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court...
When the Ministry did not react to his report, he resigned his post and taught history at Jewish high schools in Warsaw.
It was not only the Mossad’s intelligence that allowed for the capture of Eichmann. It was also his son’s stupidity.
Living in a carefree mode during bein hazmanim is dangerous and counterproductive to human accomplishment.