Justice Abella has achieved a number of "firsts" in her life.
I never left the entrance to my house or went outside; I was like a princess of Israel ...
Matriarch Miriam’s lifespan included the Russian Revolution, the oppression of Soviet Russia, the chaos of post-World War II Europe, and the birth of Chabad Chassidism around the world.
Five weeks later, an agent of the Haganah’s secret service contacted her, attempting to enlist her in its espionage unit.
They are known to form close-knit, cohesive communities that don’t allow anyone in, while fully integrating in their adopted homelands.
At times, the Gestapo became suspicious of the royal princess and brought her in for questioning.
Who was this brilliant woman and how did she become Einstein’s assistant?
Her walk and appearance exuded so much confidence that hardly anyone suspected she was anything other than what she pretended.
When asked about the extent of the Rebbetzin's greatness, the Rebbe’s thoughtful, genuine response was: Only Hashem knows.
Shifrah and Puah were on a very high spiritual level – obviously the type of women who would not hesitate to follow the way of the Torah, and to sacrifice their own lives for the sake of other Jews.
I am here to say the United States will not turn a blind eye to this anymore. I am here to underscore to the ironclad support of the United States for Israel.
Embracing her grandmother, she led her to a nearby table and began gently to coax some information from the silent ninety-year-old.
As this column focuses on the impact women have made on Jewish life and history, we will be discussing the three female cadets who were murdred.
And yet, despite her lifelong interest and amazing contributions to Yiddish language and literature, her prime forte is matchmaking!
This amazing woman was able to do this when there were five students, as well as quite recently when there have been as many as 270 students in the program.
During Eshkol’s tenure as prime minister, Miriam maintained her daily work as the Knesset librarian while taking an active role in assisting him in all affairs, political and foreign, and serving as his personal secretary.
Witness after witness told of how Emilie Schindler nursed them back to health.
One of the 13 being honored as an outstanding soldier was Batya Aviya Jackson, an NCO in the human resources unit of the IDF, in care of soldiers’ personal wellbeing.
The question we need to ask is: How sensitive is the former First Lady to anti-Semitism?
Listening to her presentation on the TV Knesset Channel, I was amazed at her approach. Where did she come from? What part of Israel produced this extraordinary woman?
Rachel began her Sherut Leumi in a development town elementary school, and, with officer training, advanced to become commander of the officer-training base.
Most of all, she is a role model for her descendants who endeavor to follow her example. And a woman with a Jewish heart.
He related how they had to create a single chain of men, women and children in order to help them board the plane that had no seats. They had to be removed in order to accommodate as many immigrants as possible, among them Belaynesh Zevadia.
Whenever new Russian immigrants arrived in Worcester, Goldie Michelson helped welcome them.
Any physical act can be transformed into a spiritual experience with the proper thought and intention.