She approached Holofernes and, with a sword concealed under her robe, severed his head.
“She devoted all her time and love to the children, but also knew how to be strong and set limits when necessary.”
"Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples shall divide within you."
In 1939, after her father’s arrest, the family decided to flee to England.
The environment of the “Gymnasia” inspired Chavka to join the Zydowska Organizacja Bojowa, (ZOB), the Jewish Fighting Organization, and volunteer for a most precarious, critical task.
Michal had never been away from home. And now, she was going so far away, for so long – an entire year!
She writes intuitively, freely, and only afterwards understands the meaning of what she has written.
“On Sunday I was at the Kotel with the battalion and we said a prayer of thanks. In Gaza there were so many moments of death that I had to thank God that I'm alive. Only then did I realize how frightening it had been there.”
What better proof do we need than the recent war with Hamas in Gaza, dubbed “Operation Protective Edge,” that transformed the pain and suffering of three families into a sense of unparalleled unity and outpouring of love of the entire nation of Israel?
“I realized early on how really vulnerable Jews felt around the world,” you said.
You are my brothers and sisters. Your pain is my pain.
As queen of the Maghreb, Aures Damia reigned in peace and prosperity until 702.
It was Mohammed's Jewish friends, who became the first victims of his Jihad.
Israeli feminists have lobbied for permanent places to be reserved for women on the Supreme Court and other positions of power, believing that without such affirmative action parity between the sexes will continue to sadly lag behind, and that women's special quality of compassion would make a vital contribution in settling social issues
Having a young child did not prevent the devoted Zionist couple from involvement in underground activities.
I could not believe my ears. What? The horrible historical event’s survivors are still alive? And here in Netanya?
Was it the impact of her family history that made this young woman dedicate her life to defending Judaism and extolling the values of its teachings?
Now all the pain, fear and struggle were over and they were home. Yuli was safe and free, a hero returned to his land and people.
Over the years there has been no shortage of reporting about Devorah Halberstam, Ari’s mother. Even in Israel, thousands of miles from the Halberstam home, there have been frequent references in the media to Ari’s mother. Do you know why?
When Hitler entered Prague in March 1939, many Czech Jews managed to escape to Palestine, including Alice’s twin Mariane and her families.
Hannah believed that one must learn about the evils of the past so that they aren’t repeated.
Who is Rachel Azaria? Would you have guessed that this dynamo is a religious, 35-year-old woman, mother of four children, ranging in ages from ten years to eight months?
The relatively young Eitam battalion has become instrumental in IDF Southern Command’s Division 80’s efforts to keep up with the ever-changing security situation in Sinai after the fall of the Mubarak regime – and the entry of terrorist elements to the region.
Eishet Chayil is a hymn customarily recited on Friday evenings before sitting down to the Shabbat evening meal. It is a twenty-two verse poem at the conclusion of the book of Mishlei, describing the woman of valor as the ideal wife and mother.
The Nazi officers and their wives were flattered to have the beautiful, poised Arab aristocrat at their parties.