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Save Our Souls

28 Adar I 5776 – March 7, 2016
They are trained to show all potential converts tremendous love and compassion. It's all part of their strategy.

Defending Against The Lone Wolf

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

The Significance Of One

18 Adar I 5776 – February 26, 2016
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…

A Mother City In Israel – Krakow

11 Adar I 5776 – February 19, 2016
In fact, you can barely turn around in Krakow’s Jewish quarter without bumping into a legend of some sort.

Thomas Jefferson: Jewish Student Of Talmud?

2 Adar I 5776 – February 10, 2016
While advocating Jewish liberty, however, Jefferson simultaneously held Judaism itself in low regard.

Paper Pages

30 Shevat 5776 – February 8, 2016
I want to go on living even after my death.

Moms Go For Guinness Record In Kids Challah Bake

13 Shevat 5776 – January 22, 2016
“We were able to bring together the Jewish community, regardless of level of observance,”

Leonard Bernstein And ‘East Side Story’

11 Shevat 5776 – January 21, 2016
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.

Memories Of Zaidie Sholom

10 Shevat 5776 – January 20, 2016
For his 16th yahrzeit (10 Shevat), I asked all the grandchildren to write some memories of their Zaidie that stand out in their mind.

Survival Of A Legacy

9 Shevat 5776 – January 18, 2016
The Ritchie Boys were approximately 9,000 US servicemen who received their training at the Military Intelligence Training Center at Camp Ritchie, Maryland.

Lessons Learned From Martin Mendelsohn

3 Shevat 5776 – January 12, 2016
The tragic Mendelsohn saga clearly illustrates the importance of clear pre-need funeral arrangements

The Pied Piper Of Auschwitz

27 Tevet 5776 – January 7, 2016
Mrs. R. hurls the violin at the couch, screeching, “It’s horrible! I sound so horrible!” and again runs out of the room, sobbing.

Nefesh 2015: An Exceptional And Informative Weekend

26 Tevet 5776 – January 6, 2016
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.

One Rabbi, Quarter-Million-Dollar Goal, And 18 Straight Hours Of Shiurim To Get There

24 Tevet 5776 – January 4, 2016
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.

The Rose Of Rochester

21 Tevet 5776 – January 1, 2016
Her life circumstances have never defined her or limited her and her positivity is just refreshingly addictive.

U.S. Aircraft Carriers And Battleships

17 Tevet 5776 – December 28, 2015

Sword And Sandal (And Tzitzis)

13 Tevet 5776 – December 24, 2015
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.

Girona, A Mother City In Israel

10 Tevet 5776 – December 21, 2015
During the Middle Ages Girona was one of Europe's most important centers of Kabbalah.

Memoir Of A Life Well-Lived

6 Tevet 5776 – December 17, 2015
One can’t help but admire her many accomplishments, especially as the director of Head Start,

Monet, Dreyfus, And The End Of Impressionism

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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