Jews the world over just celebrated our receipt of the Torah and our unconditional acceptance of its precepts.
Question: How have rising prices affected your buying decisions?
Every spring and summer, there is renewed activity throughout Poland regarding the preservation of Jewish cemeteries.
Question: How would you rate this year's turnout?
In "Failed Experiment: New York's Only Chief Rabbi" (front-page essay, May 30), we described the warm welcome thousands of Jews gave Rabbi Jacob Joseph when he disembarked from his ship in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 7, 1888.
Some people cannot understand why others have a weight problem.
"You have such a pretty face. If only you could do something about your weight."
My daughter in-law was a guest at a recent brunch/fundraiser for women only, during which the guest speaker spoke about the number one topic that seems to be on everyone's minds - shidduchim.
The phenomenon of genocide is a uniquely human creation. Since the dawn of history, it has occurred on all the inhabited continents among diverse ethnic, religious, social and geographic groups. It has caused the deaths of more people than all the wars and individual murders combined. It is difficult to predict, to prevent or to limit. Its perpetrators mostly face impunity. In sum, genocide is as pervasive as it is intractable.
Question: Will Sen. Obama's relationship with Rev. Wright affect your vote?
In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, an Orthodox family is finding themselves in a battle with the hospital that is caring for their father.
Last week Irena Sendler, a true heroine, passed away.
I am writing this article as I sit in an airport waiting for a delayed plane.
People have been bitterly complaining about the rising price of gas.
Question: Israel is celebrating its 60th birthday. What does the country mean to you?
Trust is something that develops over time. As adults, we give our trust slowly, often only after testing the waters and determining that the person we trust is worthy of it or at least worthy of our chancing it.
Question: Has it been difficult adjusting to American life as a Jewish immigrant?
Last week's front page of The Jewish Press showed Crown Prince of England, Prince Charles, affixing a mezuzah to the door of a new Jewish center in Krakow, along with Rabbi Gluck, the Chief Rabbi Of Galicia and Rabbi Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi Of Poland.
Between 1881 and 1924 approximately two million Jews immigrated to the United States, primarily from Eastern Europe and Russia.
Most Pesach observers - after a week of overdosing on matzah and potatoes - in a myriad of manifestations look forward to when Passover has, well, passed over.