Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
It is always our choice to pass the tests with which we have been challenged, or to collapse and succumb to depression. Esther Jungreis’ words are so personal and so inspiring that the reader will take heart and find solace in his/her most troubled times. He/she will refer back to this book often and gain strength during the hard times as well as the good. Those who do not believe will begin to believe again, and those who have faith will find their faith strengthened. That is a pretty exceptional accomplishment for an author.
About the Author: Naomi Klass Mauer is associate publisher of The Jewish Press.
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The battle over partnership minyans is just the latest scuffle in the war over women’s roles in the Orthodox community.
Last month’s column outlined some efforts during the first half of the nineteenth century to establish Jewish agricultural colonies in America. In only one case was a colony actually established.
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Imich was born in 1903 in Poland, where he later earned his Ph.D. in 1927, despite the best efforts of anti-Semitic professors to sabotage his thesis
Never sacrifice the people who matter for anything of lesser importance…
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I had a great figure and dressed well, but the only thing wrong with me was that I had a very long nose with a huge bump.
Have you seen drivers mindlessly block traffic to load or unload passengers and cargo while a huge parking space is only a few feet away?
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Almost every year I am invited to attend the grand banquet of the International Shluchos Convention, the climax of a four-day weekend that attracts some 2,500 Chabad shluchos from all over the world – from Argentina to Australia, from Thailand to Kazakhstan, and from every state in the U.S. It takes place the weekend of Chaf Bet Shevat, the yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, wife of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, zt”l.
You have been a role model and an inspiration to us from as far back as I can remember.
Shabbos at a Nefesh weekend is an experience all on its own.
This year’s parade, the 87th annual extravaganza of marching bands, floats, and giant balloons, featured something really unique and different: a balloon/float of a large blue dreidel.
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Even youngsters in Israel, years away from voting age, are knowledgeable about politics and don’t hesitate to discuss their opinions.
This past summer quite a few family members vacationed in Israel, some of them with young children. I remember how difficult flying from New York to Israel can be with small children, so with this in mind, I advised all of my family to book Isroyal VIP service along with their flight.
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