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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.

The Jew Who Bombed Both Hiroshima And Nagasaki

1 Adar II 5776 – March 10, 2016
Ironically, shortly before being assigned to his historic mission, he had requested a transfer to a combat unit to avenge his relatives in Europe.

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…

The ‘British Schindler’

17 Adar I 5776 – February 25, 2016
The designated escape route was for the children to cross into the Netherlands, from where they were to embark via ferry to England.

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.

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