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Inclement Weather No Match For Celebrate Israel Parade

3 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
As always, though, the heart and soul of the parade were the marching bands, singing groups, and hundreds of day schools and organizations representing virtually all segments of the Jewish community.

A Home Away From Home

1 Sivan 5776 – June 6, 2016
Enthusiastic volunteer Arlene Chertof of Efrat says, "The guys are sweethearts. I love volunteering here. Even a soldier without a kippah will ask, ‘Is this pareve or dairy?’”

Of Hospitals, Doctors And Nurses

These many heroes and heroines gave Israel their hears.

Jerusalem Of Writers

27 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
Perhaps the biggest draw for the seminar’s attendees is having the opportunity to meet with Orthodox book publishers and representatives from the English-language magazines.

Jerusalem – Forty-Nine Years Later

Like a radiant bride waiting for the arrival of her groom, she is surrounded by shusvinim in the form of vibrant new neighborhoods.

Did Raoul Wallenberg Meet Gerald Ford?

26 Iyyar 5776 – June 2, 2016
While a few Shutz-passes (letters of protection issued by Wallenberg to Hungarian Jews) signed by him do exist (though they are rarities), other autographed documents are virtually non-existent.

Studying The Holocaust

23 Iyyar 5776 – May 30, 2016
Often my students would question how human beings could be so cruel as to starve men, women, and children to death

Volunteering In Poland Over Pesach

11 Iyyar 5776 – May 18, 2016
Katowice was the birthplace of both Chovevei Tzion and Agudat Yisrael. Before the Shoah the city had a Jewish population of more than nine thousand.

Lone, But Not Alone: Lone Soldiers In Israel

9 Iyyar 5776 – May 16, 2016
“Each soldier gives more support to the State.”

Settling The Land, One Century At A Time

What motivated these early "pioneers"? And what became of them and their efforts?

From Sorrow To Joy

6 Iyyar 5776 – May 13, 2016
It is the hallmark of the Jewish people to take tragedy and turn it into cause for celebration.

A Family Holiday: Happy Birthday Israel

2 Iyyar 5776 – May 9, 2016
Students wearing blue shirts participate in a weekly project called “Students & Baskets.” They come to open air markets on Thursdays and help the elderly carry their bags home.

Milton Friedman, Israel, And The Socialist Jewish Paradox

28 Nisan 5776 – May 5, 2016
Friedman believed that while monopolies and oligarchies are injurious to everybody, these systems are particularly ruinous for Jews and for Israel.

When A Goat Came To The Seder Table (Dayenu!)

15 Nisan 5776 – April 22, 2016
The song only became popular with Sephardic and Mizrachi Jews much later, and it was eventually translated into Ladino, Arabic and other languages. But what is it doing in our haggadah?

Naomi Shemer’s Passover

13 Nisan 5776 – April 20, 2016
During the nineteen years of Israeli statehood preceding the Six-Day War, popular songs were rarely written about yearning for Jerusalem until “Yerushalayim shel Zahav” broke the mold in 1967, when Shemer was asked to compose a song for the Israel Song Festival.

Woody Guthrie: Jewish Family, Jewish Music

29 Adar II 5776 – April 7, 2016
Enchanted by his immigrant mother-in-law’s rituals, stories, and incredible blintzes, Guthrie learned everything he could about the Jewish people...

How To Pay A Hospital Visit

22 Adar II 5776 – March 31, 2016
Assume that at least one in three hospital patients will have some kind of diet restriction and educate yourself as to how best to support and promote their health.

My Gulf War

12 Adar II 5776 – March 21, 2016
It was a beautiful winter's day, but eerily quiet.

Salonika: A Mother City in Israel

The year 1648 was supposed to have been a momentous one for the people of Israel.

A Call To Arms

2 Adar II 5776 – March 11, 2016
We must show them that being a true Jew is being true to one's people as well as to oneself.

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