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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.

Shining Lights

3 Tevet 5776 – December 14, 2015
In August of 1945, US Army Chaplain Major Aaron Paperman was stationed in Rome, Italy, and sent a telegram to the Agudath Israel Youth...

Chanukah Lessons

30 Kislev 5776 – December 11, 2015

Bella Chagall’s Chanukah

22 Kislev 5776 – December 3, 2015
She needs to rescue her fleshless memories, lest they flicker out and die.

Bringing Back Yiddishkeit To Deadwood, South Dakota – If Just For One Night)

19 Kislev 5776 – November 30, 2015
Jonny would be able to say kaddish after all...

A Soldier’s Prayer

12 Kislev 5776 – November 23, 2015
“It is a gruesome thing to ask every married soldier to visualize his complete destruction… It would be terribly destructive to morale.”

Our Cabbage Patch Adoptions

9 Kislev 5776 – November 20, 2015
We wanted our children to view adoption as a natural, positive thing.

Yitzhak Navon’s Scroll Of The Elders In The Kotel Hama’aravi

7 Kislev 5776 – November 18, 2015
What follows are several excerpts, translated into English, to give readers a flavor of the late president’s beautiful prose:

The Night Of Broken Glass—And Dreams

28 Heshvan 5776 – November 9, 2015
SA and Hitler Youth members shattered the windows of 7,500 Jewish-owned shops (hence the name Kristallnacht, or Night of Shattered Glass) and the stores were looted.

The Jewish Connection To The Brooklyn Bridge

25 Heshvan 5776 – November 6, 2015
The remarkable Unger, a true mathematical Renaissance man, was a visionary in the field of mathematics education who also wrote numerous texts, many of which became pedagogical standards used by university systems across Europe, particularly in Russia

Mayor Plans First Shul In Ein Gedi In 1,800 Years

23 Heshvan 5776 – November 4, 2015
Litvinoff said the shul is just one project among several that he has promoted on behalf of observant Jews.

Away For The Holidays

14 Heshvan 5776 – October 26, 2015
Bring home for the holidays was every GI's dream...

Bambi: A Zionist Allegory

9 Heshvan 5776 – October 21, 2015
In Twin Books Corp v. Walt Disney (1966), a patent infringement case involving the rights to Bambi, the California court wasted no time in...

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