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Posted on: January 14th, 2004Sections → Magazine
At this moment, in cities, towns and neighborhoods across the country, someone's mother, child, friend, or spouse glances impatiently at the clock, only to have flashes of mild annoyance chill into icy pricks of worry and fear.
Posted on: January 1st, 2004Sections → Magazine → News
Former president Jimmy Carter spoke sharply against the Bush administration and the Israeli government in his speech at the Geneva Accord ceremony on Monday.
Posted on: January 1st, 2004Sections → Magazine
I recently attended an all-day shidduch program sponsored by the National Council of Young Israel in Manhattan.
Posted on: December 10th, 2003Sections → Magazine
In this week's column by Dr. Yael Respler, she addresses a letter sent to her by a reader who had "bones to pick" with some of the points I made regarding shidduchim in the various Orthodox communities.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine
During Yom Tov, a group of my friends - all middle-aged ( but youthful of course) babyboomers were chatting about the usual things women smooze about when one of them shared with us the call she had recently gotten from her son-in-law's mother.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
JERUSALEM - Nearly 60 percent of Europeans say that Israel represents the greatest threat to world peace, according to a survey of more than 7,500 residents of European Union countries.
Posted on: November 5th, 2003Sections → Magazine
There is a wise Yiddish saying that translates into this observation: "Yichus (illustrious ancestors) is like a potato - they are both under the ground."
Posted on: October 17th, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
Country-Western singing legend Johnny Cash, who died last week in Nashville at age 71, was remembered fondly by Israeli officials as a staunch supporter of the Jewish state.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2003Sections → Magazine
Young adults in the thousands have recently returned from a year (or two or three) in Israeli yeshivas and seminaries, full of youthful exuberance and idealism.
Posted on: August 30th, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
President Bush wrapped up his White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Tuesday by declaring at a Rose Garden news conference, "America is firmly committed to the security of Israel as a Jewish state and we are firmly committed to the safety of the Israeli people.
Posted on: May 2nd, 2003Sections → Magazine
The Torah admonishes each Jew to 'take care of yourself,' to do what's necessary to stay alive and well. Obviously this means to do life enhancing actions like eating and sleeping properly, taking precautions like putting on a seat belt when in a car, and not taking unnecessary risks, like jaywalking across a busy street or walking on a ledge 40 stories high. Most importantly, one needs to get medical attention when sick or injured.
Posted on: May 2nd, 2003Sections → Magazine → News
Posted on: July 12th, 2002Sections → Magazine → News
Posted on: June 21st, 2002Sections → Magazine → News
Israeli officials announced on Monday that Palestinian terrorists had planned a bomb attack against the country?s tallest buildings, the twin Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv.
Israeli soldiers prevented the attack with a raid three weeks ago on a West Bank Palestinian town, said a senior military official addressing a closed door session of the Knesset?s Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee.
Posted on: April 19th, 2002Sections → Magazine → News
Posted on: January 30th, 2002Sections → Magazine → News
Shortly after 5:30 p.m. on June 7, 1981, Israel saved the world from the threat of nuclear blackmail. In less than two minutes? time, Israeli jets laid waste an atomic reactor on the outskirts of Baghdad, and so deprived a brutish dictator the potential for mass destruction.
Posted on: October 5th, 2001Sections → Magazine → News
Posted on: September 28th, 2001Sections → Magazine → News
Posted on: September 12th, 2001Sections → Magazine → News
The world as we knew it changed in a matter of moments early Tuesday when terrorists crashed two hijacked planes into Manhattan?s World Trade Center, causing the collapse of both 110-story towers. Details were still emerging as this newspaper went to press Tuesday evening, but the loss of life was expected to be catastrophic, in […]
Posted on: September 7th, 2001Sections → Magazine → News
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