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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Hikers Find Human Skull and Bones in Gush Etzion Cave

April 20, 2014 - 8:28 AM
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

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The Foundation For The Preservation Of Jewish Heritage In Poland

Posted on: January 18th, 2006

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After I wrote about the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland last week, many people asked me to report more on this group and the important work they are doing.

 

More Phone Stories

Posted on: January 11th, 2006

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Chronic illness, to the great pain of everyone involved, only ends in one way, death.

 

The Jewish Settlement of Savannah, Georgia

Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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London, in the late 1720's was overflowing with peoples of many origins.

 

Self-Image And Barking Dogs (Part I)

Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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Chanukah is over and we are now dealing with the repercussions of wantonly indulging in crispy, crunchy, melt in your mouth potato latkes and overdosing on sugary, chocolaty, jelly-oozing donuts.

 

The Niggun In Jewish Music

Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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In honor of Chanukah, a time of joy, I have been delving into the realm of Jewish music.

 

Those Darn Cell Phones

Posted on: January 4th, 2006

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Whenever I have a speaking engagement, I always ask people to turn on their cell phones.

 

Hidden Agenda (Part Three)

Posted on: December 28th, 2005

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In Canada and the U.S., the government has passed new legislation to protect us.

 

Not Such ‘Stars Of David’ An Interview With Author Abigail Pogrebin

Posted on: December 28th, 2005

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It may sound like the starkest of contradictions, but Abigail Pogrebin's Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish (Broadway Books) is as depressing as it is addictive.

 

The Hidden Agenda (Part Two)

Posted on: December 21st, 2005

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Last week I wrote about how some well-meaning professionals can manipulate the situation in order to get you to do what they feel is in your best interest.

 

Chanukah Gifts For Your Little Son’s Rebbe

Posted on: December 21st, 2005

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Gift giving is a real challenge for many parents during Chanukah.

 

Escape From The Inquisition

Posted on: December 1st, 2005

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"In 1478 at the request of the Spanish sovereigns Ferdinand and Isabella, Pope Sixtus IV (1471-84) issued a papal bull allowing for the creation of the Spanish Inquisition.

 

Bris Mila During Colonial Times

Posted on: November 2nd, 2005

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Since the time of Avraham Aveinu, Jews have observed the mitzva of having their sons circumcised on the eighth day after birth.

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Aaron Lopez, Colonial American Merchant Prince

Posted on: October 5th, 2005

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One cannot fully appreciate the life and accomplishments of Aaron Lopez (1731-1782) unless one is familiar with the history of the Inquisition.

 

Maintaining Yiddishkeit In Colonial Times

Posted on: September 1st, 2005

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It was not easy to maintain tradition and religious observance in the sparsely settled American colonies.

 

Two Founding American Jewish Fathers

Posted on: August 3rd, 2005

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"The twenty-three Jews who sailed into New Amsterdam harbor on a September day in 1654 were to found the first Jewish community in what is today the United States.

 

Jews Settle In New York

Posted on: July 1st, 2005

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In 1654 the Portuguese recaptured the city of Recife, Brazil from the Dutch. This marked the end of the vibrant Jewish community that had flourished under the Dutch beginning in 1630.

 

Recife – The First Jewish Community In The New World

Posted on: June 1st, 2005

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Many people know that on September 7, 1654, twenty-three Jews arrived in New Amsterdam (renamed New York after the Dutch left).

 

When Your Mind Goes Blank

Posted on: May 18th, 2005

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Most people over 40 have experienced a time or two when their mind just goes blank.

 

Getting Out Of The Driver’s Seat In Someone Else’s Car

Posted on: May 18th, 2005

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I was at a recent fundraiser on behalf of Israel's Beit Halochem institutions. In Hebrew, beit halochem means the house of the warrior and that is what these centers are - a home away from home for disabled Israeli soldiers and wounded victims of Islamic terror and violence.

 

The Other Side Of Workaholics

Posted on: May 11th, 2005

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Last week I told Moshe's and Richard's stories. These two men gave their all to their jobs despite the diseases that made it more and more difficult to do so.

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