Join Meir Panim’s campaign to “light up” Chanukah for families in need.
Posted on: May 17th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
The Middle Ages boasted a number of outstanding Jewish women. The most remarkable among them was Dulcea of Worms, wife of Rabi Eleazar Rokeach. We learn out about her remarkable character and capabilities from an elegy her loving husband composed in the form of an alphabetic acrostic fashioned after King Solomon’s “Woman of Valor" in Proverbs 31. Dulcea of Worms, however, rose above the stature of the Biblical “Eishet Chayil” both in capabilities and character.
Posted on: April 26th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
When I first saw Hilda Pistiner I believed she was a German tourist. Later, when I met her personally and found out she was an Israeli born in Bukovina, I labored under a second mistaken assumption: I believed she had been a pioneer in pre-State Israel, her fresh youthful blond looks untouched by the Holocaust. How wrong have I been!
Posted on: April 16th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
It’s fascinating to realize that the People of Israel growing into a mighty nation in Egypt was a reward for the heroism of the Hebrew midwives.
Posted on: April 13th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
We are all well aware that the economy is terrible and has been for a very long time. Things may seem better, but unemployment figures are still extremely high and it is hard to know when conditions will turn around. Looking for a job can be challenging, but it is crucial to stay upbeat and positive. How do you keep your spirits up in what could be a long and arduous job search journey?
Posted on: March 29th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
This year International Agunah Day was observed on March 7th, the Jewish calendar date of Taanit Esther, the Fast of Esther. The date was determined by ICAR - The International Coalition for Agunah Rights. ICAR is a coalition of 27 organizations working together to abolish defiance in granting a “get” (Jewish divorce) and extortion in the divorce process within the framework of Jewish Law.
Posted on: March 15th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
The heading of this article is the title of Angelita Valdes’ biography written by her husband, Dr. Robert Dublin. Dr. Dublin was the physician who treated and nursed the young Filipina dancer and TV starlet back to life when she became ill with tuberculosis meningitis - a life threatening disease. Angelita Valdes’ biography is an astonishing story of an amazing woman’s life.
Posted on: February 17th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
How important is social media to my job search? The Internet has revolutionized the job search process. As recently as 10 years ago, a job search entailed looking through newspaper ads and phonebooks to find appropriate organizations and employers, producing dozens of copies of a resume and cover letter on professional resume paper, stuffing those documents in matching envelopes and paying for postage. It is safe to say that it cost at least $1 for every resume sent, not to mention the investment in time.
Posted on: February 17th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Hadassa Dubrofsky, a lovely twelve-year old girl from Toronto, Canada decided to forgo bat-mitzvah presents and replace them with something even more meaningful and exciting – an act of chesed (charitable kindness).
Posted on: February 3rd, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Last year Viera Rybarova, professor of English language and literature in Bratislava, Slovakia, undertook a formidable task. Having read my Holocaust memoirs, she decided to translate one of the books into Slovak, where there is still a shortage of literature on the tragic fate of the Jews seventy years ago.
Posted on: January 24th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
My son can never get enough of his cozy teddy bears. So, for his birthday party last year we created an "in house" build-a-bear factory.
Posted on: January 24th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Sister Rose's Passion is a documentary film on the life of Sister Rose Thering, a life that stood for love of Jews, for fighting prejudice, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial.
Posted on: January 13th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
“I need a professional-looking resume and great interviewing skills, how long will it take to develop them?” “I’ve just been downsized, I need to update my resume and start looking again; can you help me?” “I received an offer that is lower than I expected, how do I negotiate a better salary?” “I graduated several years ago and want to change careers; where do I start?” “You say an internship in my field will put me ahead of other job seekers when I graduate, how do I get one?”
Posted on: January 5th, 2012Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Nearly eighty-five years have passed since Sarah Aaronson shot herself in the head, putting an end to the torture her Turkish interrogators inflicted upon her for refusing to disclose information about her associates in the NILI, an anti-Turkish spying organization that supplied the British with intelligence.
Posted on: December 22nd, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
“Women are obligated to participate in kindling the Chanukah lights,” instructs the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, a nineteenth century commentary on the Shulchan Aruch, the basic Jewish legal text. And, surprisingly, even more: “A woman can light the candles for all the members of her family.”
Posted on: December 8th, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
This week’s parsha, Vayislach, relates a shocking episode that causes genuine outrage in the Israelite camp -- the Canaanite Prince Shechem’s brutal assault of Yaakov’s daughter Dinah.
Posted on: November 30th, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
Travel agent. Nutritionist. Interior Decorator. Psychologist. Gourmet Chef. Kashrus Consultant.
Posted on: November 24th, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
The Women's Leadership Award was created in 2007 by the European Athletics Development Committee to raise awareness of the issues related to women and leadership in athletics.
Posted on: November 12th, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
Our first matriarch’s original name, Sarai, meant “Princess to Her People.” When her name was changed to Sarah, its meaning took on a universal connotation: “Princess to Mankind.”
Posted on: November 2nd, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Daily Living
The world of shopping changed forever three years ago with the launch of Groupon, a website that negotiates discounts with popular local and national businesses and passes the savings along to the consumer via a discounted daily deal emailed directly to members.
Posted on: October 26th, 2011Sections → Jewess Press → Impact Of Women On Jewish History/Prof. L. Jackson
“In all the years that I have been involved with helping Avi Mekonen, I could never look at his face directly because of how badly disfigured he was. I always found a way to avoid looking at him straight in the face.
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